A play-based nursery school with a social-emotional emphasis, where children's interests and concerns drive their activities.


WE ARE ENROLLING FOR THE 2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR! Our Morning Preschool serves children 2.6 through 3.11; our Afternoon Prekindergarten is tailored for 4- and 5-year-olds; and our Extended-Day Program for five children of each age group, accommodates families that need full-day care.

Please contact Betsy Nachman, Director, at (510) 845-2025 or email her at griffinschool@att.net. You can also download and complete our no-cost application. program info


Griffin is a home away from home
There is a peaceful, charming, "frozen in time" quality to Griffin Nursery School.

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