What is a Co-op? The term “cooperative nursery school” describes a school where parents’ efforts are crucial to the school’s day-to-day running and to its overall existence.


CoOP Toddler Class

  All of our programs include the following: Inside Activities Food Experience Table: experimentation, using a variety of foods and processes, with the preparation of healthful snacks. Science and Nature: environmental experiences for discovery and awareness; feeding and care of silk worms, fish, lizards, snails and the like. Sensory Table: a variety of tactile materials (for example: buttons, pom poms, beads, flax seeds, & water) for children to pour, measure…


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.

Complete Handbook - 2016-17 - PDF

Manual Completo - Español- 2015 - PDF

2016-17 School Calendar - PDF

2016-17 Calendario Escolar - Español - PDF

2016 - 17 Registration Form - PDF