4/5 Program

3 Days per Week

(Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday)

12:15 to 3:30 pm

Teacher to Student 1:24 with 8 working parents  

A typical day's schedule includes:

  • A personal greeting
  • Greeting Time to discuss the day's plans
  • Small group directed lesson for only 12 students designed to include pre-reading, pre-math, pre- kindergarten skills
  • Large group story time at the day's end
  • Snack time in small groups
  • Many opportunities for the child to choose outdoor or indoor activities related to cooking, crafts, science, gardening, pets  (Chickens, bunnies, guinea pigs)
  • Movement exploration and fine & large motor development challenges daily
  • Each child is honored as "Star of the Week" once during the year 

Field trips every other Firday 12-3PM on excursions such as nature walks, ice-skating, bowling, and taking a Cal-train ride.  


Family Involvement


Cupertino Co-op offers parents the excitement of sharing the preschool experience with their children and making lifelong friendships through volunteering.  By working in the school under the guidance of credentialed teachers, the parents are able to nurture their relationship with their child.


A parent, grandparent, or other important family member must:

  • Work at the school one half-day per week, under the direction of a credentialed teacher
  • Attend Monthly parent education gatherings 
  • Be available for 6 Emergency Days per school year
  • Contribute 10 Committee Hours per school year
  • Contribute 3 Special Project Hours per school year
  • Share in the maintenance and administration of the school, by working 2 Janitorial Weekends per school year.
  • Chaperone 4 Field trips per school year.

Affordable Tuition

What is CCNS?

 "I was thinking this morning that I wish Joshua could stay here for his entire education, it is such a wonderful place." 

- Frances (Alumni Parent, 2018)