TKG offers full-time and flexible learning programs. We look forward to sharing our story with you.

TKG offers the following programs for students ages 5 to 14:

Monday through Friday 9 am to 3 pm

Monday through Friday 9 am to 1 pm

Tuesday through Thursday 9 am to 3 pm

Tuesday through Thursday 9 am to 1 pm

Complete this enrollment application to be considered for the programs listed above.

Homeschool Classes include:

  • 7th Grade Classes – Click here to learn more.
  • Park/Field Day – Join us on Mondays or Friday. Learn more, here.
  • Healthy Sexuality Classes – Stay tuned for more information.

Enrichment programming includes:

  • SUMMER Camps: Our hands-on, project-based camps are designed to help students develop creativity, growth-mindset in a social culture of inclusion and community.

This video, “RSA Animate – Changing Education Paradigms” with Sir Ken Robinson inspired the founding of our school and continues to inspire us to keep our classrooms responsive to the changing needs of community and economy:

Regular Day Programming


Admission to the program is based on developmental readiness and not necessarily upon chronological age. Click here to fill out the application online (google form).

Enrollment Process

  1. Parent Information Night
  2. Submit Application
  3. Tour TKG
  4. Parent Meeting
  5. Classroom Visit
  6. Home Visit (if needed)
  7. Notification of Enrollment Status

1. Information Event  Info nights are scheduled between October and March but tours are always available. Contact us!


2. Applicationpark-day-week-18

Our classes are multi-age; we seek children who self-propel in an environment that fosters collaboration and community.  TKG reserves the right to determine whether the program is a good fit for the family and the program.

There is a $55.00 non-refundable, one-time application fee.  Contact us for more information.

3. Tourweek-8-redwoods-field-trip

We would like all applicant families to visit the school and see the philosophy in action.  This tour is for parents/guardians only.

4. Parent Conference

TKG is a collaborative community. Community is built through the involvement of various school duties and activities. Fundraising and special events that require parent participation, not only to keep tuition and fees low, build the bonds between members of the community. This is also a good time for you to communicate your goals and expectations of the program – you will have the opportunity to hear first-hand the philosophy, expectations, and commitments that are part of being a member of the founding community. You will be able to have all your questions addressed and should come away with a realistic understanding of what TKG can offer your child.week-4-dance

5. Classroom Visit

Students will visit the classroom on a regular school day.  The purpose of this meeting is for Teachers to observe students in a group setting as well as create opportunities for connections to other students and teachers.

6. Home Visit

If TKG recommends this visit, a teacher will visit you at home, or a location of your choice, and get to know your child personally. The benefit and purpose of this visit is to understand your child’s developmental level, learn about their interests and assess the student’s connection to currently enrolled students.

We may contact student’s current/former teacher for additional information and will notify you in advance if this is necessary.

7. Notification of Enrollment Status

Parents will be notified regarding the student’s enrollment status, once the appropriate meetings have been completed.  Contact us for more information.

7-to-9-Week-17-2After enrollment is confirmed, a tuition contract is required to be signed and returned within 14 days. A non-refundable Registration fee of $150 plus the first month’s tuition is due at the same time.kai and zara week 17

THE KNOWING GARDEN school will admit students of any race, color, national origin, and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national nor ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship, and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

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