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FDS Pre-K Program "Rising Stars"

FDS Pre-K Program "Rising Stars" includes a carefully prepared curriculum that diligently highlights: dance, creative movement, gymnastics, vocal/instrumental music, art, imaginative play, reading, writing, math, and science, providing the perfect balance for your child's health and development. We use a thematic social studies program that blends with the academic curriculum along with social-emotional learning activities and lessons to make a unique, exciting, adventurous, and advanced education each week.

“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.”

- Benjamin Franklin

Pre-K Program Morning Classes "Rising Stars" 

September 1st, 2023 - Friday, June 30th, 2024

9:00am -12:00pm; 12:00pm - 3:00pm; &


Daycare Center

Our Mission

As a creative institution, our mission and conception are to facilitate a child's exciting mind in a way that builds solid confidence and brings true joy to learning. Our extended, creativity-driven curriculum encourages a desire for learning, a drive for achievement, and a foundation for success.


We create a loving and caring environment designed to help every child use their strengths to reach their full potential.

Our Values​

Everything we do is aimed at supporting the child as a whole. Our safe, loving, and developmentally friendly program promotes active learning.

We value:


  • Creation

  • Teamwork

  • The pursuit of excellence

  • Building confidence

  • Family respect and support

  • Respect and distinction of individuality

  • Active listening

  • Open and productive communication

  • Creative and responsible resources

Educational Toys
Girl Drawing

Our Educators

Our dedicated teachers are carefully selected and highly qualified. Our faculty love their students and find joy in helping them learn and grow. Through careful observation and recording, our teachers note learning patterns and styles so they can adjust and individualize their approaches to meet each child's needs. We also provide regular extensive, ongoing training on learning strategies for this program.


Moreover, because parents are a critical component of learning success, we see parents as partners in their children's education.  Our teachers' observations and children's progress are regularly reported to parents.

At FDS Pre-K Rising Stars, we know your child will feel right at home because we love and are passionate about what we do!

Contact us at (650) 965-4135 or

Our Curriculum

We love this exciting time of life! The 3-, 4- or 5-year-old student is blasting with imaginative ideas that can hardly be contained. At FDS Pre-K Program "Rising Stars," we guide your child to use their imagination to solve problems, learn concepts, play, build motor skills, and more. Our students will develop lasting independence and confidence that can build success in all areas of life.


We focus on the creative arts. We will engage our students to use art, music, social studies, dance and gymnastics, science, math, reading and writing, and more, including a hefty dose of imagination. With this power, both the right and left hemispheres of our students’ brains are developing, which builds knowledge while teaching essential skills for success and growth.


Through an exciting and fun hands-on curriculum at FDS Pre-K Program "Rising Stars," your child will develop a love of learning and will have the skills to embrace the challenge.


We are a unique program that focuses on eight curriculum areas every day. We do not leave dance and science for one day a week and make music and art on a single day - our students are engaged in all eight of our directions every day. This allows our students to absorb the concepts and apply them in different ways to all life areas.

Dance & Gym

Kids love to move, learn and dance! The creative movement helps...


Kids are innately interested in the world. The amount of "whys”...


Imagination is childhood's greatest gift, and here, it is never...


If you were not a math genius, you probably have a distinct...


Music benefits children’s development all-around by improving language...

Reading & Writing

The ability to read and write well infuses confidence in children...

Social Studies

We use themed weekly instructions to cover a topic and convey...


We lovingly help children internalize the idea that our actions...

All Day Program...

* Classes 9:00am - 12:00pm

In our morning classes, students will be engaged to use a hefty dose of imagination in art, music, social studies, dance, gymnastics, science, math, reading & writing, and more.


* Lunch Bunch 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Have lunch after classes and enjoy eating with your friends and teachers. After that, children will listen to stories and have rest/sleep time.

Lunch - Good nutrition is essential to maintaining quality health and supporting children's learning capabilities. Read More...

* Extended Care...3:00pm-6:00pm

FDS is committed to providing a safe, comfortable environment where students can play, study, explore, and create until a parent or guardian arrives from their busy day!

* All options are available daily. Choose one or all!

Three Girls

Tuition and Fees

FDS Pre-K Program "Rising Stars" is ten (10) months long. Tuition is calculated annually based on the cost of the program and the number of days in the entire school year. The annual tuition is divided into ten (10) equal installments. Tuition is payable on the first (1st) of every month, from Thursday, September 1st, 2022 through Friday, June 30th, 2023.



Monthly Tuition Per Student...​

Classes... 9:00am-12:pm

5 days ... $1080/month

4 days … $975/month

3 days … $865/month

1 day   ... $360/month

Drop-in ... $35/hour

Lunch Bunch... 12:00pm-3:00pm

5 days … $600/month

4 days … $575/month

3 days … $500/month

1 day   … $300/month

Drop-in ... $35/hour

Extended Care...3:00pm-6:00pm

5 days … $320/month

4 days … $290/month

3 days … $240/month

1 day   … $200/month

Drop-in ... $35/hour


NON-REFUNDABLE: $80 per student/$135 per family is due at the time of enrollment. This fee covers the administrative costs of the enrollment process and insurance and can also be used as a "Waiting List Fee." 


NON-REFUNDABLE: $175 per student is due at enrollment (applicable toward the last month of registration (JUNE)). 


NON-REFUNDABLE: $175 - Materials Fee paid at registration.

Our materials fee includes using and maintaining art, educational, and supplemental learning instruments used daily in all our classes. Our materials fee ensures that we provide continuous clean and held resources for our students to access daily so they do not have to bring too much back and forth from home!


10% Discount for additional Siblings/Parents. To apply the tuition discount for an additional Sibling/Parent, the new student must have equal (or fewer classes) per week than the first student.


* If a parent finds that they will be late to pick up the student, they are required to make arrangements for an authorized adult to pick up the child and to notify the FDS Pre-K Program "Rising Stars" Supervisor regarding the change of time and person.


* When a child has not been picked up and no parent contact has been received, the following steps may be taken: 

  • The staff will try to contact the parent.

  • The staff will contact the individuals listed on the emergency card and ask them to pick up the child immediately. 


* If the student is not picked up within 15 minutes of their last class, a $15 late pick-up fee will be assessed, followed by an additional $5 for every 5 minutes.


FDS Pre-K Classes Newsletter

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