Welcome to MCPC! 

Founded in 1933, MCPC is a non-profit, parent's cooperative preschool. We are a supportive community of 25 disparate families, working together to facilitate our children's development and to operate our beloved school. Our programs include a two-year weekday morning preschool, an early afternoon transitional bridge-kindergarten program, and classes for toddlers and their parents or caregivers.

Preschool Program

As a parent-cooperative, parents and children grow and develop together in our two-year program. We provide morning, play-based classes, and require parent involvement at the school one day per week. 

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Bridge-K Program

Our one-year Bridge-K Program provides an intimate afternoon program with a play-based and developmentally appropriate curriculum for children ready for more challenge and decreased parent involvement.

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Toddler Play Program

Our Toddler Play program provides experiential classes for young children and their parent or caregiver, and are the perfect introduction to a preschool environment.

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News & Announcements

Toddler Play Program - Open House - Saturday, December 10th (11:30am - 1:00pm)

Come learn about our toddler play program which has abundant developmental activities designed for children ages 18-36 months. Each 90-minute class includes creative (messy!) art projects, large and small motor activities, music, and snack time. One-to-one parent or caregiver participation is required. Program teacher and former parent participants will be there to show you the beautiful space and answer your questions. Winter session begins January 3rd. Learn More...

Best of the Bay

MCPC was recently awarded "Best Cooperative Preschool" and "Best Cooperative Childcare Facility" by Parents' Press!

Now Accepting Applications for Bridge-Kindergarten Program 2016-17

We have one opening in our Bridge-K program. Bridge-K tours for the 2016-17 school year take place on Friday afternoons, by appointment only. If you and your child would like to schedule a tour of our facility and Bridge-K program, please email bk@mcpckids.org

Toddler Play Program - Few Spaces Available in our Fall 2016-17 Session 

Fall Toddler Play Program is now in open for registration. We have added a Monday afternoon class this session, in addition to our normal Tuesday through Thursday weekday classes, and Saturday morning class. Children must be 18-36 months old by the first week of class. For more information, or to REGISTER, see mcpckids.org/toddler-classes or email toddlers@mcpckids.org.

Alumni Mailing List

Did you or your child attend MCPC's Preschool or Bridge-K program? Add yourself to our Alumni database for updates on MCPC functions.