Puzzle pieces, showing that we work with all parts

Whole Child
Focus

Positive Discipline leads to self-confidence

Positive Discipline
Environment

Silhouette - Child's hand in Adult's hand

Excellent Adult-Child
Ratios

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4 Class Options

Years based in love of children

50 Years of
Experience

Almaden Parents' Preschool (APPS) in San Jose is a parent participation (or co-op) preschool with a 50-year history of providing exceptional education in a supportive, creative and safe environment. Through play-based learning, the disciplines of literature, science, art, math, culinary arts, music and creativity are unlocked. Together, parents and teachers create an environment that is positive, safe, and fun so children can grow physically, emotionally, socially and intellectually. At APPS, we help children reach their full potential.

We are conveniently located for families looking for a preschool in Almaden Valley, Blossom Valley or nearby areas, including ZIP codes 95123, 95136, 95120 and 95111.

Welcome Back Picnic

August 22, 5pm to 7pm, at the APPS Playground


Meet teachers, get school shirts & ice cream

Almaden Parents’ Pre-school (APPS) is a parent participation preschool where teachers guide the learning process in a creative and safe environment.

This is a place where your voice as a parent is heard. You play an important role in leading and teaching your child.

We are a supportive community of parents, teachers and preschoolers working together to learn and teach the social and academic skills needed to thrive in this world. Join us!

  • Family with kids at APPS
    I cannot say how grateful I am for APPS. This is an excellent preschool and can only be of benefit to parents and their children who want a positive preschool experience.
  • Father and daughter
    I've seen a big growth in my daughter's maturity, social skills, and self-confidence thanks to what she has learned at APPS.
  • Mother and Child
    I was initially nervous about the time commitment that joining a co-op pre-school would entail, but it has been a huge blessing to have a front row seat to witness my son's emotional, social and academic growth. I'm so glad to have a direct impact on his first school experience.