"The prime purpose throughout is not to impart knowledge to the child,
but to lead the child to observe and to think."
~ Friederich Froebel, Founder of the first kindergarten
MISSIONThe Children's School at Claremont McKenna College has been an integral part of The Claremont Colleges since its founding in 1936. Foremost in our minds in operating the school is to provide an outstanding educational program for young children.