Thank you for your interest in Telegraph Hill Cooperative Nursery School! We hope this information helps to guide you and answer any questions you may have about our application and admissions process. For more information, please feel free to contact our Membership Coordinator at

The Basics

Telegraph Hill Cooperative Nursery School is a play-based preschool for children ages 2 to 5 years old that runs Monday through Friday from 8:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Our school calendar follows the San Francisco Unified School District calendar.

School typically starts one week later than SFUSD in August and ends in late May. We are a parent-run, Director/Teacher-led school with 6 adults (4 parents and 2 teachers) working each school day. Our enrollment is 28 children. Our ratio of adults to children is 1:5.

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