School Age Child Care

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Before and after-school child care programs for five- to twelve-year-old children operate at or near these public and private schools in Redwood City. Some will enroll children from other schools who have their own transportation. Parents can call each program listed for specific information on fees, hours, and ages served, and to make an appointment to visit. Programs indicated with ** have State-subsidized spaces for income-eligible families; call for details. In addition, some licensed family child care home providers will pick up children at school and provide afternoon and school holiday care; call 517-1400 for referrals.

Other after-school academic support & recreation programs and sports activities are available on many campuses. Inquire at the school office. Redwood City operates six REACH sites.

School-Age Child Care on Public School Sites

Clifford School
Neighborhood Kids' Corner
Clifford Ave. at Scenic Dr., R.C. 94062



Henry Ford School
Ford Child Development Center **
2498 Massachusetts Ave., R.C. 94061

John Gill School
John Gill Child Development Center **
590 Myrtle St., R.C. 94062


Redwood Shores Elementary School (Belmont-Redwood Shores School District)
Footsteps @ Shores

225 Shearwater Pkwy., R.C. 94065


Rocketship Redwood City Prep at JFK (Charter school)

YMCA @ Rocketship JFK

2521 Goodwin Ave, R.C. 94061

Roosevelt School
Rainbow Day Care (Kinders and Transitional Kinders only)
900 Upton St., R.C. 94061



Roy Cloud School
Neighborhood Kids' Corner
3790 Red Oak Way, R.C. 94062


Sandpiper Elementary School (Belmont-Redwood Shores School District)
Champions at Sandpiper School
797 Redwood Shores Pkwy., RC 94065



School-Age Child Care Near or Accessible to School Sites

Peninsula Covenant After School Camp
3560 Farm Hill Blvd., R.C. 94061
Transports children from Roy Cloud, Orion & North Star; drop-offs accepted




Kiddie Garden School-Age Program                                                                       
1305 Middlefield Road, R.C. 94063
(No transportation provided)


Private Elementary Schools with After School Care

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel School
601 Katherine St., R.C. 94061
Redeemer Lutheran School
468 Grand St., R.C. 94062
St. Pius School
1100 Woodside Rd., R.C. 94061

More Information

For other information, call the Child Care Coordinating Council at (650) 517-1400:
  • to get on waiting list for child care financial assistance
  • for referrals to licensed family child care homes
  • for information on how to choose childcare

Spanish-speaking counselors available.