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2006, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014 & 2016 Best of the Best San Francisco Preschool

as voted by the parents of Bay Area Parent Magazine

Welcome to Lakeside Children Center's website! Our neighborhood school provides Early Childhood Education, transitional kindergarten and Extended Care in the Sunset/Parkside Neighborhood where many of our families reside. Nestled behind Lakeside Presbyterian Church on 19th Avenue, we are honored to have as many as three generations of families come through our school since 1961.

To learn more about our programs please click here.

Admissions, Registration & Enrollment for the 2017-18 School Year

Thank you for your interest in Lakeside. Enrollment for the Fall of 2017 is nearly complete and limited. Please contact to schedule a tour for available spaces or inquire about our waitlist. Our next regular tour season is October 2017 - March 2018.

We are currently touring on Thursdays at 9:00 AM.

Families on the wait list for 2018 will be contacted in December to confirm your status and contact information. No need to contact the office beforehand.

Summer Camp Registration for 2017

Lakeside is excited to release its camp offerings for the summer! We have brand new camps for preschoolers and young 5s in baseball and martial arts. These have outsourced instructors to offer specialized camps in baseball and martial arts; while our other camps - such as animation, science, and cooking - will be conducted by our Lakeside educators. Also NEW this year, Alumni from 2016 and 2017 may take Art Studio camps by contacting our Art Studio Teachers/Site Supervisors.

Schedule options for ALL camps are:
  • 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM    Camp Only (includes lunchtime)
  • 8:30 AM -   3:30 PM    Extended Day (includes naps for 3 and younger)
  • 7:30 AM -   5:30 PM    Full-time (includes lunchtime for all and nap/rest for 3 and younger)
* There will be a limited number of spaces for early drop off outside of full-time. Please state your request on your form and we will accommodate as many as possible.

Please note that we have:
  • Early Bird Rates (by 05/01/2017) and
  • Regular Registration Rates (after 05/01/2017)
For more details, please see our flyers and enrollment forms:

To learn more about our programs, please click here.