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On-Site Child Care

Stanford has six on-site early education and child care centers that serve children in the Stanford community ranging in age from infants to five years old. All established centers are NAEYC accredited and offer the highest level of care, supervision and education.

Beginning October 1, 2017, Stanford Arboretum, Stock Farm Road and Madera Grove Children's Centers will transition from their current provider (KCE - KinderCare Education) to ICRI ( International Child Resource Institute).

Please note that waitlist fees for these three centers, should be made out to ICRI beginning October 2017. Any fees postmarked in September will be received by KCE.

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Watch the Children & Family Overview video for an overview of the resources available to help you manage all aspects of child and family life, including childcare and financial assistance programs.


Child Care Centers: Infant Through Preschool

Green lawn, trees and walkway in front of child center building

Stock Farm Road Children's Center (SFRCC) 

183 Stock Farm Road, Stanford, CA 94304 | 650-736-8465 | Monday - Friday 6:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Macys de Jesus | Center Director
Kathy Mudge | Enrollment Coordinator

Stock Farm Road Children’s Center (SFRCC) serves children ages 8 weeks to Preschool with a larger enrollment capacity for children aged 8 weeks to 3 years of age and a total enrollment capacity of 124 children. SFRCC is open to Stanford University affiliates and Stanford Hospital/LPCH affiliates. Enrollment priority is given to faculty, clinician educators, students and postdocs, university staff, employees of Stanford Health Care and Stanford Children’s Health, respectively.

Visit the International Child Resource Institute website


Stanford Arboretum Children's Center houses with sign

Stanford Arboretum Children's Center (SACC)

215 Quarry Road, Stanford, CA 94305 | 650-725-6322 | Monday - Friday 6:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Allison Monroe | center Director

Kathy Mudge | enrollment coordinator

The Stanford Arboretum Children's Center (SACC) serves children ages 8 weeks to 5 years and has an enrollment capacity of 138 children. SACC is open to Stanford University affiliates and Stanford Hospital/LPCH affiliates. Enrollment priority is given to faculty, students & postdocs, university staff, employees of Stanford Health Care and Stanford Children’s Health, respectively.

Visit the International Child Resource Institute website


CCLC house in Stanford West Apartments

Stanford West Children's Center

625 Clark Way, Palo Alto, CA 94304 | 650-723-8700 | Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Emily Sun | Office Manager

Stanford West Children's Center is located in the Stanford West Apartments. It serves children ages 6 weeks to 5 years and has an enrollment capacity of 106 children. Stanford West is open to affiliates of Stanford University and Stanford Hospital/LPCH. Enrollment priority is given to Stanford West Apartments’ residents, faculty, students & postdocs, university staff, employees of Stanford Health Care and Stanford Children’s Health, respectively.

Visit the Stanford West Children's Center website


Children's Center of the Stanford Community logo, a smiley-faced stick figure person.

Children's Center of Stanford Community (CCSC)

685 Pampas Lane, Stanford, CA  94305 | 650-853-3090 | Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Agnes Chan | Center director

Hope Flamenco | Enrollment coordinator

The Children’s Center of the Stanford Community (CCSC) is a non-profit parent participation program serving children ages 8 weeks to 5 years and has a capacity of 144 children. Parents may participate in their child’s classroom for a reduced tuition fee.  Enrollment priority is given to faculty, students & postdocs, and university staff, respectively.

Visit the Children's Center of Stanford website


Stanford Madera Grove Children's Center, light tan house with brown roof

Stanford Madera Grove Children's Center

751 Olmsted Road, Stanford, CA  94305 |  650-721-6632 | Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Jennifer Fajardo | center director

Kathy Mudge | enrollment coordinator

Stanford Madera Grove Children’s Center has a capacity of 200 children ages 8 weeks to 5 years. Enrollment priority is given to faculty, students & postdocs, and university staff, respectively.

Visit the International Child Resource Institute website


Bing Nursery School

850 Escondido Road, Stanford, CA 94305 | 650-723-4865

Bing Nursery School is a program within the School of Humanities & Sciences, serving as a laboratory for research and child development for the Department of Psychology.

Please contact Bing directly if you would like to be added to their waitlist.

Visit  the Bing Nursery School website


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