The Outdoor Classroom!

Thanks to the support of the Donaldson Foundation, Toro Foundation, WCA Foundation, and our generous individual supporters, we've turned the empty lot next to our Park Avenue location into a beautiful Outdoor Classroom — full of plants and natural elements for problem-solving play!

We'll continue to share photos of the progress on our Facebook page.

Lend a hand and help us build a beautiful natural play and learning space: just fill out this quick online survey!

School starts September 2!

The first day of preschool is September 2!

If your student is enrolled Monday-Wednesday, your first day of classes will be Wednesday, September 3. All other students (4-day or Tuesday-Thursday) will have their first day on Tuesday, September 2.

We also have Welcome Days happening throughout the month of August. Be on the lookout for a call from our office manager to schedule your Welcome Days appointment!


We have a place for you — join a passionate, committed group of volunteers in helping get kids ready to succeed in school and beyond!

Commitments can be as much as 3 hours a week or little as 3 hours a year. Spend time in the classroom, planning events, or helping in the office.

Let us know how you want to share your talents >>

Peace Coffee

Order your coffee through Joyce Preschool, and support our program while you indulge in a caffeinated treat!

Peace Coffee is fair-trade, shade-grown, organic, and (most importantly) delicious!

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Our Program

Joyce Preschool’s mission is to provide children from diverse ethnic, linguistic, and economic backgrounds with developmentally and culturally appropriate preparation for success in school and lifelong learning.

The preschool implements its mission through an innovative, two-way (Spanish-English) immersion program that successfully prepares children for kindergarten and school achievement while actively involving and strengthening their families.

Joyce maintains a balance of children from Spanish and English speaking families, which is crucial to addressing disparities in student achievement and successful development of literacy skills; the school's vision is to become a recognized leader in offering two-way immersion and multicultural early childhood education, offering its model for replication to the local and regional community.

Read more about the data that drives our program >>