Canyon Rim Children’s Center
A Reggio Emilia inspired San Diego Preschool
Canyon Rim Children’s Center (CRCC) is much more than a childcare facility. Founded in 1998, CRCC provides a full day (7 am to 6 pm, M-F), year-round, early childhood enrichment program. The CRCC learning philosophy is based on developmentally appropriate practices and is inspired by the early childhood schools in Reggio Emilia, Italy. Reggio Emilia Article
CHILDREN AGES TWO THROUGH SIX
Our developmental, play-based, preschool program serves children ages two through six. We offer four program levels:
- Toddlers Age 2 to 21/2
- Preschoolers Age 21/2 to 3
- Preschoolers Age 3 to 4
- Prekindergarten Age 4 to Kindergarten
CRCC is conveniently located in Allied Gardens between the I-8 Waring Road and College Avenue exits.
The Center’s address is:
CHILD TO TEACHER RATIOS
CRCC, we strive to maintain a child to teacher ratios lower than those required by the State of California licensing. We also require our teachers’ educational credentials to exceed those that are specified by the State.
We are truly dedicated to the individuality of children! We recognize each child is a unique person with individual patterns and rates of growth. At CRCC, a teacher’s responsibility is to guide and assist each and every child, in developing to his/her full potential.
Our natural outdoor spaces enhance curiosity & encourage children to develop an appreciation for and an awareness of nature.
CRCC is privileged to have some of the best outdoor learning environments of any of the preschools in San Diego. Our three large, well-equipped, natural outdoor playgrounds provide wonderful resources to support exploration and promote physical development.
Learning is a skill that does not happen by chance. Learning is a lifelong process, but first, a child must learn how to learn productively. At CRCC, children are encouraged to develop the skills of observation, inquiry, concentration, problem-solving, and self-reliance.
Our structured, yet open-ended, play-based program prepares each child to develop his or her intellectual and creative abilities that are critical for future learning. Here we work to give each child the tools and the foundation on which to build a lifetime of learning. Kindergarten teachers love our CRCC children!
Our goal is to meet each child’s individual emotional, social, cognitive, and physical needs in a relaxed, loving environment, free from personal criticism and excessive competition. Activities are fashioned that facilitate the transition from one developmental stage to the next. These include activities in art, music, math, language, science, dramatic play, fine and gross motor development.
Canyon Rim Children’s Center
6801 Easton Court
San Diego, CA 92120
CRCC has year round enrollment. Admission is based on availability. For more information, click here.
Call CRCC at (619) 287-6767
Contact the CRCC office with any questions that you may have. You can reach us during normal business hours at (619) 287-6767.