Building Kidz of Pacifica

Where performing arts and learning take center stage!

Executive Director | Meet the Entire Team
Mercy Ishida

Mercy Ishida

Mercy Ishida is the Executive Director of multiple Building Kidz locations and the Franchise Owner of the Building Kidz School located in Pacifica.

She holds an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and Bachelors Degree in Business Management. She has had the privilege to work with children of different ages since 2002.

Mercy has a genuine love for children and finds much joy knowing that her job helps to mold and shape the children of tomorrow; she is grateful her involvement in each child’s life can help shape their personal development and confidence.

Our School

Our School Programs

The infant program at Building Kidz School

Infant Program

A nurturing, safe, secure "home away from home" where your child can learn, play and grow. We have a hygienic, creative world for infants and toddlers to help develop their minds and bodies.

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The toddler program at Building Kidz School

Toddler Program

We show our toddlers how to explore safely and get them excited to learn. Our toddler curriculum is designed to facilitate the need to explore while introducing our children to Building Kidz in a developmentally appropriate manner.

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The preschool program at Building Kidz School

Preschool Program

Our preschool curriculum introduces language, math, science and social skills in a way to encourage learning at the child's own pace.

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Parent Testimonials

We have 2 children at BK- 2 and 4 years old and both have been there since they were babies.
Building Kids prepares children for making excellent transitions into elementary school as well as providing a platform for learning and growing every day at school. The staff is great and caring, my children learn new things daily and are so excited about their performances they do. I am proud to have my children there learning daily and in good hands.

Building Kidz is an excellent preschool with teachers who are very passionate about early childhood education! My son enjoyed his time there very much and learned so much through play. Also you can tell how dedicated the owner and the director both are by the love and care they put into the program!

Highly impressed with the quality of this school. The curriculum is age appropriate and enriching. My child loves his teachers, classmates, and the environment. BK focuses on performing arts & also has a Spanish language component. So wonderful
They offer food and are Nut free! Another bonus
I recommend this preschool wholeheartedly.

My daughter has been going to Building Kidz for 2 years. When she started 4 half days at age 3, she was in a smaller classroom with very loving teachers, Ms Halie and Ms Katy. She learned all her letters, and by the end of the first year, she was confidently singing and dancing during their end of school musical program.

Her second year has been outstanding. She moved to a bigger room with more kids, and all the teachers have been so kind, patient, and engaged. She goes full days and now gets Spanish and science lessons, in addition to the music and dance classes. She spends a lot of time playing outside, and I have stacks upon stacks of art that she has created at school. She taught ME how to count to 20 in Spanish. She has friends. She listens better, asserts herself politely, is starting to read words, and is SO ready to start kindergarten in the fall.

Building Kidz is a fantastic school. Go see them for a school tour and see how well they combine an organized curriculum with music, art, and free play. We will miss the teachers so much when we leave, and I hope they know their lessons and love have really made an impact on our lives. Thank you, Building Kidz!!

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Meet Our Team

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Mercy Ishida

Mercy Ishida

Executive Director

Mercy Ishida is the Executive Director of multiple Building Kidz locations and the Franchise Owner of the Building Kidz School located in Pacifica.

She holds an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and Bachelors Degree in Business Management.

Liberty Rosario

Liberty Rosario

School Director

Hello!

I grew up in the Philippines and came to the U.S. in 1992. I graduated from the Philippine Christian University and took a Bachelor of Science in Social Work.

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Ready to get started? Schedule a one-on-one meeting with Building Kidz of Pacifica (Oceana) to get a personalized tour. See our classrooms and ask any questions you need. We can help your family thrive!

About Building Kidz of Pacifica (Oceana)

Located at 401 Paloma Ave, this Pacifica preschool is conveniently close to the PCH.

We are a part of the Building Kidz Worldwide family of campuses, whose mission is to deliver a world class preschool experience resulting in children that love learning, connect with the performing arts, and demonstrate accelerated development of their character, confidence, and commitment. Our Franchisor, Building Kidz Worldwide, dedicates 25% of profits to helping underprivileged children right here at home and around the world.

Our philosophy is to develop the “whole child”. We focus on 6 key areas of development: emotional, social, cognitive, physical, communication, and academic. We create an environment where children are challenged intellectually and are engaged in an interest of lifelong learning through an intelligent integration of academics and performing arts.

Our curriculum is a comprehensive arts-integrated learning program in which children develop skills and knowledge of numeracy, literacy, music, arts, socialization, self-regulation and control, self-efficacy, morality, fine and gross motor skills, and emotional expression.
Additionally, our children perform two shows annually: a Broadway style production in June and a winter recital in December.

It is this philosophy and our preschool programs that has made us one of the top preschools and infant childcare centers in Pacifica.

If you are looking for a place where your child can grow to love learning, please visit us and see how our preschool in Pacifica can give your child the best start possible.