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  • When are you open?
    We are open 8am to 4pm Monday through Friday. We are closed for major holidays and the month of August.
  • Where are you located?
    We are in a secluded wooded neighborhood in Tam Valley, Mill Valley.
  • Who attends Kumara School?
    We serve children 2 to 6 years old; Kumara offers a program that is richly diversified to meet a full range of children's tempos and personalities.
  • Who are your educators?
    Our educators are fully qualified and devoted to excellent standards of teaching. On average, our teachers stay for 5 to 10 years. We work as a collaborative team and meet often to ensure that each child’s individual needs are met. The consistent exchange of ideas and sharing of information is what has made Kumara special since 1983.
  • What types of classrooms and activities are available at Kumara?
    Our children have the opportunity to flow between three indoor classrooms, an art studio, and an outdoor learning environment including our garden. They are engaged in a full range of developmentally appropriate hands-on activities. *Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, Kumara is operating under cohort groups.
  • Does my child need to be toilet-learned before beginning at Kumara?
    It is not necessary that a child be toilet-learned before starting here. Once children are ready to take this step, we work with families to assist with a and support the toilet learning process.
  • Is there a waiting list? How do we enroll our child?
    We encourage you to apply early with persistence. Please see the application page for more information.
Welcome to Kumara!
a letter from the founder

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