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Can I visit my child at the preschool anytime I'd like to?

Yes, The Academy at Manhattan Beach has an open door policy. You are encouraged to visit your child anytime.

Does The Academy at Manhattan Beach provide lunch?

Yes! We partner with Citizen Sprout to offer a range of healthy lunch options for the children, for more information and pricing please click on the link below!

What are the tuition rates?

Full Day Monthly Tuition Rates 

Monday - Friday: $2035

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: $1526

Tuesday, Thursday: $1119

Half Day Monthly Tuition Rates 

8:30am - 12:30pm

5 Days: $1794

What is a sample of the classroom schedule?

Time of Day




  • Provocations: STEM, math, science, language arts, dramatic/creative arts


Clean-up and Large Group Morning Meeting

  • Morning Meeting


Hand-Washing and Snack

  • Health focus/Refuel
  • Conversation skills


  Outdoor Time



Small Groups

  • Centers
  • Focused meeting time and project work (integration of learning)


Hand-Washing and Lunch: Family Style Dining

  • Learning manners from modeling
  • Self-help skills


Transition to Rest Time

  • Growing Readers
  • Storytelling


Rest Time



Hand-Washing and Snack

  • Health focus/Refuel
  • Conversation skills


Small groups

  • Enrichment


Outdoor Time



Clean up and Large Group Closing Circle

  • Closing circle done at tables  

What are the program hours?

Full Day Program is 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Half Day Program is 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

What is your Preschool Curriculum?

Our Preschool curriculum is uniquely designed to engage children in active learning that prepares them for school while helping them achieve their individual potential and fostering a spirit of community. It includes curriculum elements such as Literacy and Language Development, Math/Science Exploration, Art Projects, Enrichment Opportunities, Fine and Gross Motor Development, as well as Basic Skills.

Do you have enrichment opportunities?

We incorporate enrichment opportunities into our daily activities including cooking, gardening, STEM, dance and yoga.

Are you open year round?

We are open year round and have rolling admissions.

Do you have parking?

Yes, The Academy at Manhattan Beach has onsite parking for drop off and pick up.

How old does my child have to be to start?

Children can start as early as the age of 2.

What are the teacher requirements?

All teachers at The Academy at Manhattan Beach hold a Bachelor's Degree or above in Child Development or related field and are CPR and First Aid trained.

I'm interested in applying for a job at this preschool. Is there someone I can contact?

For job listings and to complete the application process, please visit