Preschool Information Night

February 5, 2024 | 6:00-7:30pm

Centennial Recreation Center, 171 W. Edmundson Ave., Morgan Hill 

As a parent, one of the most important investments you can make is a high-quality education for your child, and that begins with choosing a preschool that is a good fit for your family.

To support families' awareness of local preschool options, Mount Madonna School is hosting a free, family-friendly Preschool Information Night featuring local preschools on Monday, February 5 from 6:00-7:30pm at the Centennial Recreation Center, 171 W. Edmundson Ave., in Morgan Hill. Admission is free at this family-friendly event.

An array of preschools serving south country students are expected to share information about their programs at the event, including The Children's Courtyard | Footsteps Preschool | Go Kids | Hearts & Hands Christian Childcare & PreschoolKiddie Academy | Little Sonshine School | Mariposas Preschool | Morgan Hill Parent Child Nursery School | Morgan Hill Preschool Academy | Morgan Hill Recreation Preschool | Mount Madonna School | Oakwood School | Stratford School.

“We are very excited to be able to offer parents this opportunity to explore the many wonderful preschool school options in our area,” commented Kami Pacheco, director of Mount Madonna’s preschool and summer camp program. “Bringing local preschools together in one place makes it easier for parents to find a school that fits their child and family’s needs. Parents can learn about the academic and enrichment programs, class sizes, educational environment, affordability, and the admissions process for each of the participating schools.”

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The Children’s CourtyardProviding Strong Foundations for Future Success
Introducing an exceptional place to learn and grow. Strong foundations are built here — in our safe, secure environment — for every child to achieve a productive academic life and future success. The foundation of all our early education programs at The Children’s Courtyard is active learning, through direct, hands-on experiences with people, materials and ideas

Footsteps Preschool is located in Gilroy at the Living Word Revival Center Church. We are committed to equipping children by presenting the Word of God and meeting them at their age level while also emphasizing fun. We invest in your child’s education and prepare them for success for kindergarten and beyond. Our goal is to provide an affordable education at the highest quality. At Footsteps Preschool, you and your child can build lifelong friendships and be in an environment where you receive sincere care.


Go Kids was established in 1975 when it was awarded a grant from the City of Morgan Hill to provide early childhood education services and training opportunities for low-income women in Santa Clara County. Go Kids has continued to forge strong community partnerships and has established a diverse funding base that has included grant funding from the California Department of Education, California Department of Social Services, Santa Clara County, FIRST 5 Santa Clara County, and First 5 Monterey County. We envision communities where every child has the support they need to reach their greatest potential. We enhance the lives of children and families through the delivery of comprehensive child development services and community involvement.



Hearts & Hands Christian Childcare & Preschool provides Christ-centered loving care, in a safe environment, with excellent teachers! Safety, Love & Excellence!


Kiddie Academy is a NAEYC-accredited school which sets the standards for high quality. Our Life Essentials curriculum is designed to nurture, educate and inspire your child. This unique curriculum focuses on the development of 6 key outcomes: Character, Confidence, Curiosity, Connection, Critical Thinking and Creative Expression. Other features of our school include daily Tadpole reports, nutritious meals, locked door facility, and web cams. Visit our website at

Little Sonshine School welcomes children ages 2 1/2 to 6 and provides a loving environment that focuses on the whole development of the child. Hands-on exploration of the world around them allows students to learn at their own pace. We foster each child’s social-emotional development, while encouraging positive play and respect for others.

Mariposas Preschool is located in Morgan Hill and welcomes children ages 2 to 5. Our mission is to provide a nurturing and engaging environment where children can develop a love for learning. We believe that play-based instruction is an effective way to help young children develop the skills they need to succeed in school and in life. Through hands-on experiences and guided exploration, our students learn to think critically, solve problems, and work collaboratively with others.

Morgan Hill Parent Child Nursery School is the longest running preschool in Morgan Hill. This unique cooperative institution is owned and administered by participating parents who desire greater involvement in their children’s first school experience. Our school is based on the idea that the best education for a child is the active partnership of parents, teachers, and children. Our children learn through play. We encourage children to explore and deepen their natural interests by moving through our indoor and outdoor learning environments, engaging in various activities located throughout the school.

Morgan Hill Preschool Academy welcomes children ages 2 to 4 years old. We are an academic center, where our goal is to prepare the children for their experience in elementary school. We have a great balance between work sheets, art projects, outside play time and tons of creative play experiences. We are open year round.

Morgan Hill Recreation Preschool is a play-based preschool at the Community and Cultural Center. Morgan Hill Recreation Preschool provides a safe and nurturing environment for your child’s first school experience. Our teaching team introduces hands-on learning opportunities through art, music, language, reading and math readiness, and motor-skill activities. We will help your child develop social and academic skills to prepare for success in Kindergarten and beyond!

From the redwood and oak forest to views of the Monterey Bay, Mount Madonna School’s (MMS) natural environment inspires learning, play and social-emotional wellness in students preschool through grade 12. The Montessori-influenced preschool features a low child-to-teacher ratio and dedicated teachers who nurture children’s love of learning, self-confidence and independence. MMS is an ideal choice for families, offering rolling admissions, flexible, need-based tuition, three, four, and five, full-day attendance options. Convenient school bus transportation from Morgan Hill and Gilroy is available.

Oakwood School is an independent school in Morgan Hill serving students in preschool through high school. In Preschool and Junior Kindergarten, our expert teachers enable children to grow as creative and curious learners, fully prepared for their educational journey. The early childhood curriculum is a developmental program based on a sequence of skills and focuses on developing the whole child, emphasizing social, intellectual, academic, emotional, and physical growth. We are dedicated to providing a child-centered environment where children learn with joy.

The Stratford School preschool program lays the foundation for students to develop core competencies focused on collaboration, creativity, communication and critical thinking. Our teachers create a warm, nurturing learning environment that allows students to flourish. Our program cultivates their natural curiosity and wonder by encouraging inquiry and teaching lessons through hands-on learning. At the same time, we balance academic learning with socialization and lots of fun to inspire a love of learning at a young age. Our preschool and pre-kindergarten programs offer half-day, full-day, partial-week and full-week options. Offerings vary by campus. Check with your campus to learn more.