Welcome to Open Gate!

Open Gate is a play-based co-op program for children 2 – 5 years old, with a flexible approach to parent participation in the classroom.

Learn why Open Gate is the ideal place for your child, with amazing teachers and a great opportunity to build community with fellow parents.

Register Now for the 2024-2025 Classes!

Enrollment for the 2024-2025 school year has officially begun. Complete the online registration form to secure your spot!

Summer Program Registration is Open Too!

Your kids can enjoy Open Gate during the summer months. We are offering sessions in both June and July. Priority goes to students currently enrolled for the school year, but open to all.

Have questions, want to talk to someone from the school, or even take a tour before enrolling? Feel free to contact our registrar at registrar@ogns.org.

Welcome to Open Gate Nursery School!

“What will you find if you open the gate?  Fun and friends, I just can’t wait!”

For 49 years, Redwood City children and their parents have found fun, learning, and community behind our gate. Open Gate Nursery School is a parent-participation, play-based preschool with classes for children 2-5.

In Open Gate’s nurturing environment, children develop socially, intellectually, and physically, in an atmosphere of warmth and trust. Play, stimulating new experiences, adult-child interaction, and time with friends combine to support children’s development. We guide children in cooperation, respect, and non-exclusionary play.

Parents learn and grow, too. We hone our positive parenting skills through observation, classroom participation, and parent education classes. Grown up Open Gators have a strong sense of community — we love our school!

We are allergy sensitive, and have a nursery on site for younger siblings. Open Gate is a warm and wonderful place for your family to learn, share and grow together. Won’t you join us?

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We are a proud member of the California Council of Parent Participation Nursery Schools (CCoPPNC).

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Our parent education classes are associated with the Sequoia District Adult School.

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