The Child’s Primary School (TCPS) is a top ranked private school in San Diego with Kindergarten, Elementary School and Middle School.

Since 1983, TCPS has nurtured a community of learning through small classes, experiential and social-emotional learning, and a balance between project-based and traditional teaching methods. Founded on the belief that “The Child is Primary,” our San Diego private school maintains a commitment to preparing students for the future so they may be successful in life. With a kindergarten, elementary school and middle school, The Child’s Primary School is able to provide your family with the best school experience, preparing them for future academics and beyond.

Our San Diego Private School Advantages

For over 30 years TCPS has been committed to a philosophy that emphasizes teaching the process of learning, of problem solving, and of critical thinking. Along with a challenging academic program, TCPS mindfully demonstrates to students how to develop the individual and interpersonal skills that will allow them to develop into leaders in the emerging global community. We would be delighted to hear from you. Please call the school (858-576-2120), fill out an application, or schedule a school tour today. Parents, please Download the TCPS Brochure and Download the TCPS Parent Handbook.


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The Child's Primary School

“STARS IN STRIPES” FRIDAY, JANUARY 31 1:30 PM Come out and run for TCPS! Collect sponsors and pledges and have a great time running...

Kindergarten – 2nd grade Admissions OPEN HOUSE
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The Child's Primary School

*Small School, Small Classes, Big Results* Join us Saturday, February 1, 2020, 10 am – 12 noon Experience first hand the small school excellence...