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Parents wishing to enroll in Little Sprouts Mission Gorge can use this page to reference more information about our school. Please contact the director for any further questions.



(18 months – 2.5 years)

Full Time (M-F)


1 Teacher for every 6 children


(2.5 years – 3.5 years)

Full Time (M-F)


1 Teacher for every 12 children

Pre – K

(3.5 years – 5 years)

Full Time (M-F)


1 Teacher for every 12 children

F A Q’s

Do you allow parents to volunteer?

Parent participation is welcomed and encouraged. Sign up sheets are in each classroom. Please provide your immunization record to have on file.

How can I be added to the wait list?

First we have all of our families tour our school and then we can help you with the next steps to be added to our wait list.

Is food provided?

Yes, we provide morning snack, lunch, and afternoon snack. Our meals and snacks are natural and organic.

Can I provide my child’s meals?

Unfortunately we do not allow outside food into our school due to food allergies.

Can we visit the classroom?

Yes. We have an open door policy. :)

Do you accept government funding?

Unfortunately our school does not accept government funding.

Do you have social events?

Yes. We host potlucks, picnics, open houses and many other events throughout the year. Parents will be invited through our emailed newsletter.

What are your hours of operation?

7:30 am – 5:30 pm, Monday – Friday

Do you administer medication?

Yes. However, Parents are required to complete and sign
LIC form 9221 (instructions below)


1. All prescription and nonprescription medications shall be maintained with the child’s name and shall be dated.

2. Prescription and nonprescription medications must be stored in the original bottle with unaltered label. Medications requiring refrigeration must be properly stored.

3. Prescription and nonprescription medication shall be administered in accordance with the label directions.

4. Written consent must be provided from the parent, permitting childcare facility personnel to administer medications to the child. Instructions shall not conflict with the prescription label or product label directions.

Am I only allowed to come by during pick-up/drop off?

Parents are allowed to come at all times of the day to visit or pick-up, however, we prefer parents drop off between 7:30-9am.

Where do you make your food?

Our Chef prepares the organic food in the facilities kitchen. Don’t forget to check out the menus in your child’s classroom.

How does Little Sprouts potty train children?

When your child is showing an interest at school the teacher will talk with the guardians to see if you are ready to start potty training as well. We potty train using pull-ups. Once your child is dry for a few days the teacher will let you know we can transition to underwear.

Do you make meal accommodations for children with allergies?

We will try our best to make reasonable accommodations. Please speak with the Director and Chef to discuss any special accommodations/restrictions prior to enrollment.

What is the late pick-up policy?

There is a 5 minute grace period (5:35 pm) but after that, parents will be charged $3.00 per minute that they late picking up their child. If you are delayed or expect to be late, please call the school so we can plan accordingly.

Does Little Sprouts close for holidays?

Yes, please see our calendar below.

State Forms

Little Sprouts Academy is a licensed preschool and daycare center in San Diego and is required to have all enrolling parents bring in the completed California Community Care Licensing forms. Links are provided below.

Extra credit to those who bring it in early! 😉

We are also required to keep copy of your child’s immunization records on file.  If you don’t have a copier, we can make them for you here. Please let us know if you have any questions!

Policies and Procedures
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Calendar (Days Off)



Monday, 2 – New Years Day Observed

Monday, January 16 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day


Thursday, February 2, 7:30-9am – Staff Morning Meeting

Monday, February 20 – President’s Day


Thursday, March 30 – Staff Development Day


Friday, April 21, 7:30-9am – Staff Morning Meeting


Saturday, May 6 – Family Picnic

Monday, 29 – Memorial Day


Thursday, 15 – Staff Development Day


3 – 7 – Family Week


Friday, August 11, 7:30-9am – Morning Staff Meeting


Monday, September 4 – Labor Day

Friday, September 29 – Staff Development Day

Friday, September 293:30-5pm – Open House


Thursday, October 19, 7:30-9am – Staff Morning Meeting


Saturday, November 4 – Fall Festival

Thursday & Friday 23 & 24 – Thanksgiving Holiday


Friday, December 22 – Staff Development Day

25-29 – Christmas Week