Ten Tips for Starting School

Ten tips for starting school at the St Helena Co-op Nursery School

Ten tips for starting school at the St Helena Co-op Nursery School It is important that this first giant step away from home into school be a joyous and successful one for both the child and his or her parents. There is a lot parents can do, but keep your efforts low key. If you make too big of a deal of this milestone, your child may end up more…

Trinchero Family Matching Grant

Tinchero Family Matching Grant

The Roger J. Trinchero Family Foundation has donated $25,000 to the Co-op and has offered to match another $25,000 in donations from the community.

About Us

Carlos Camelia

OUR SCHOOL & OUR MISSION: Our goal is to provide children and their families with a comfortable environment to experience the significant years of early childhood.


Our School and Our Mission
California License #2810712Fed. Tax ID# 941639779

St. Helena Cooperative Nursery School
P.O. Box 493
Rutherford, CA. 94573

1201 Niebaum Lane
Rutherford, CA. 94573


Children learn through play. Our program emphasizes the development of the whole child through social interaction, multi-sensory activities and active parent involvement.

The St. Helena Cooperative Nursery School is licensed by the State of California, Community Care Licensing Division. We are also a member of the California Council of Parent Participation Nursery Schools, and are proud to be accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

We welcome families of all cultures, religions, races and ethnic backgrounds. We are a parent-run, not-for-profit organization.

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