Information for Parents about Pacifica CA Child Care

Operational Guidelines for Preschools, Daycare and Child Care in Pacifica CA

Generally, before starting in a Pacifica child care program, parents must complete all paperwork and submit it prior or on the child's first day. Sometimes a Physicians Report may take longer to obtain, and a grace period (e.g. 30 days) may be provided if extra time is needed to arrange a doctor's appointment. The doctor's report will typically identify completed vaccinations, allergies and any conditions that will require special handling. For daycare and child care in Pacifica CA, if these forms are not completed it may result in your child's enrollment being suspended. It is important that parents keep their information up to date at the local Pacifica child care office. If you move, change jobs, or phone numbers, or if your emergency contacts should change phone numbers, please let the preschool office know. Parents should review their authorized pick up lists to ensure that it is current in the event that you send someone to pick up your child from preschools or child care in Pacifica CA. Even if you send someone to pick up your child, you will have to call the daycare center even if that person is on your child's emergency pick up list.To get your child off to a great start at a daycare in Pacifica CA, talk to your child about daycare and all the great things to look forward to. Tell him or her about the wonderful things they are going to explore. Children often enjoy being able to go to the store for a lunchbox and school bag before school begins. Many Pacifica daycare centers will offer opportunities for your child to visit before your child starts. Tell your child the teacher's name and remind her/him that you will be coming to pick them up at the end of the day. Separation is natural and affects different children in different ways. For providers of childcare in Pacifica CA, on your child's first two days of daycare, plan to have your child leave earlier than their normal schedule. Several hours can be a very long time to a child in a new situation. Most Pacifica child care centers will allow you to make arrangements so that you can spend time in the classroom with them. When it is time to leave, please give your child a clear goodbye. The teachers will take over and engage your child and start developing a relationship and comforting them. Also many daycares in Pacifica CA will encourage you to check on your child's progress, so feel free to do so!
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Terra Nova Christian Day Care 
(650) 355-2962
1125 Terra Nova Boulevard, Pacifica, CA  94044
There are many safety and security features to protect your children at Pacifica child care centers and preschools. Some of these include sign in/out sheets, automatic locking doors with key code access, security cameras and background checks for staff. ...
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Pacifica Playschool 
(650) 359-5673
630 Hickey Boulevard, Pacifica, CA  94044
A nutritious breakfast, snack and lunch each day that includes lots of fresh fruit and vegetables may be provided by some local preschools and child care facilities. Some even provide homemade meals. ...
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City Of Pacifica - Oceanshore Child Care Center 
(650) 738-7464
431 Edgemar Road, Pacifica, CA  94044
When you contact or visit a child care in Pacifica please keep in mind that the busiest time of the day are early morning, lunch/nap time and end of day. Call ahead to schedule a visit time. ...
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City Of Pacifica - Fairmont West Preschool 
(650) 738-7463
5066 Palmetto Avenue, Pacifica, CA  94044
A nutritious breakfast, snack and lunch each day that includes lots of fresh fruit and vegetables may be provided by some local preschools and child care facilities. Some even provide homemade meals. ...
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City Of Pacifica - Vallemar Child Care Center 
(650) 738-7466
377 Reina Del Mar, Pacifica, CA  94044
For child care in Pacifica it is important to ensure that your child will be receiving an organized and challenging curriculum, a warm, clean and safe environment, and teachers who are experienced. ...
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Sandcastle Academy 
(650) 359-7364
1922 Palmetto Avenue, Pacifica, CA  94044
As part of the enrollment process for your child, please ensure that you obtain a clearance from your child's physician. For Pacifica child care centers this will typically include disclosure of completed vaccinations, allergies and any conditions that will require special handling. ...
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Brighton Preschool 
(650) 359-8846
485 Griffin Avenue, Pacifica, CA  94044
Most Pacifica child care centers require an upfront, non-refundable registration fee for your child to be enrolled. In addition there may be a re-enrollment fee each year. Often there are sibling discounts available for multiple children. ...
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Kids Konnect Child Development Center 
(650) 359-4321
2450 Skyline Drive, Pacifica, CA  94044
When considering child care in Pacifica, the child to adult ratio is an important measure because it potentially impacts the level of individual attention your child will receive. Lower child to adult ratios are preferable. ...
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Building Kidz 
(650) 557-1256
830 Rosita Road, Pacifica, CA  94044
Many providers of child care in Pacifica offer flexible before and after school care options for busy parents. Local preschools and daycare centers will have their own guidelines for drop-off and pickup. ...
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City Of Pacifica - Sunset Ridge Children's Center 
(650) 738-7465
340 Inverness, Pacifica, CA  94044
Before visiting a Pacifica child care center, parents should make a checklist of all the items they would like to cover during the center tour. There is a checklist available in the Resources section of the ChildCare Smiles website. ...
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Pacifica Cooperative Nursery School 
(650) 355-4465
520 Carmel Avenue, Pacifica, CA  94044
When you contact or visit a child care in Pacifica please keep in mind that the busiest time of the day are early morning, lunch/nap time and end of day. Call ahead to schedule a visit time. ...
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Montessori School Of Linda Mar 
(650) 355-7272
1666 Higgins Way, Pacifica, CA  94044
Infant child care in Pacifica can be a great alternative for working parents. Some providers offer care for infants as early as six weeks of age and offer both full and half day infant care programs. ...
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