San Mateo Station

Play is learning in action!

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Our Philosophy

All Aboard!

At San Mateo Station we feel most excited when children can be children: to witness and play a role in their childhood, to experience their carefree attitudes and partake in their endless creativity is an amazing gift. When I care for your child I will make sure they feel comfortable in my home, that they are offered toys and activities that challenge them and that are fun. It makes me happy to be there for you child as we discover new things together, tell stories and pretend. And no matter what, safety in my home is always a number one concern. We specialize in infant and toddler care and offer a low teacher to child ratio.
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Tours & Information

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We love when families come to visit us. Please complete the form below to schedule your tour with us.

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Please suggest two or three days and times that would work for your schedule

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Application & Admission

Application Process

We accept applications on a rolling basis. Please schedule a tour or attend an Open House before you apply. (We never charge application fees).

The school is temporarily closed 1/25 to 2/15 while Tara is out on Maternity leave.

Please schedule all tours to take place after 2/15/2017!!

Application Priority

Now taking enrollments for 2 month to 3 years old children - part time slots only.

Current Availability: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday full day slots with the start date of 2/15/17 or later.

Application Cycle
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Programs

Activies & Schedule

Calendar

Vacation

Nov 23, 2016 (3 days)
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Thanksgiving
Dec 26, 2016 (1 day)
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Holiday Break
Jan 01, 2017 (1 day)
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New Years Day
May 29, 2017 (1 day)
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Memorial Day
Jul 01, 2017 (7 days)
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Caregiver Vacation
Sep 04, 2017 (1 day)
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Labor Day

We also maintain that at anytime during the year we might be closed for 2 personal days with reasonable notice.

Programs

Fees & Tuition

Blue Train

The blue train is a full day program available between 08:00 am and 05:00 pm, Monday to Friday. This rate includes 6 or more hours of care a day, 5 days a week. Flexible pick up of 5 or 6 pm.

Infants

2 to 12 months old
5 days per week
$1,600 monthly
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Toddlers

12 to 36 months old
5 days per week
$1,500 monthly

 

Green Train

The green train is a full day program available between 08:00 am and 05:00 pm, Monday to Friday. Care is for 6 or more hours a day with a part-time schedule. Flexible pickup between 5 and 6 pm. We request a set weekly schedule.

Infants

2 to 12 months old
1 days per week
$120 daily
Space

Toddlers

12 to 36 months old
1 days per week
$110 daily
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About Us

Teachers

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Tara Flatt

Director

Tara Flatt has been caring for children for 10 + years. She has a toddler of her own and is expecting her second child in February. She loves children of all ages and has been nannying for neighborhood families. She is First Aid & CPR Certified, has a certification in Preventative Health and is background checked with the FBI and DOJ. She cares deeply about her role in supporting working families and offers additional services like evening and drop-in care because she knows it’s best for children to have a caregiver that feels like part of their family.

 

Mission

At San Mateo Station we strive to involve parents, to develop a relationship and strong bonds of trust. I want children to be able to express themselves and share activities and learning opportunities that are ideal for their ages. At San Mateo Station all snacks are provided and we ask you send in a healthy lunch and share with us any allergies your child may have.

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Neighborhood & Environment

Westwood Knolls neighborhood of San Mateo offers convenience in proximity to both 101 and both the Hillsdale and Belmont Caltrain Stations. The relaxed family neighborhood vibe offers a comforting familiar feel for children in care. Your child’s typical day will offer both outside time and comfortable indoor play time with a mix of educational activities, crafts, and social interactions.

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San Mateo Station
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100 -150 43rd Ave, San Mateo, CA 94403
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