Skip to main content

Terra Vista KinderCare

Jacleen Rucker, Center Director

11249 Base Line Rd. Rancho Cucamonga CA 91730
(909) 581-0944 Contact this center

Ages: 6 Weeks to 12 YEAR-OLDS

Show other centers nearby

Elementary Schools Bussed To:
Coyote Canyon, Terra Vista, John L Golden, Victoria Grove (Call for Others)

Terra Vista KinderCare is located in the beautiful city of Rancho Cucamonga. We are a close to the Alta Loma, Etiwanda, and Rancho school districts and transport to the elementary schools in the area. Our center is unique, as we have three infant and toddler classrooms, two two-year-old rooms, and each of our other programs has their own room as well. We also offer separate outdoor play areas for each age group.


Welcome to Terra Vista KinderCare, where each day is a learning adventure. We are excited that you have chosen us for your child's education needs. We encourage you to come in to meet our staff and children, and to have your child stay with us for a fun day of playing and exploring.

Jacleen Rucker, Center Director

  • Accreditation Seal Every Day · Every Child · Excellence · Accreditated · Knowledge Universe
  • NAEYC Accreditation NAEYC

Image Gallery

children with teacher


We’re so proud!

Nationally only 10% of daycares are accredited–nearly 100% of our learning centers are. That’s a big difference, and that means KinderCare kids are getting the very best. Here’s why.

illustrated bear in rocketship


Our kids are taking off!

By kindergarten, our kids are testing ahead of their peers. Read all about it.


Many of our child care centers are accredited by national organizations that require us to meet rigorous early childhood education standards and guidelines for high-quality care and education. Programs that are accredited have demonstrated their commitment to go beyond the state’s minimum licensing requirements to meet and maintain these high standards of quality.

Our Programs

Infant Programs (6 weeks - 1 year)

Babies grow and learn every day. Our goal is to provide a safe and nurturing "home away from home" where babies can explore and make new discoveries. We know that learning through play is extremely valuable at this age and our Early Foundations® Infant program is designed to give babies the skills that will serve as the building blocks for a lifetime of learning.

Toddler Programs (1 – 2 Years)

As toddlers develop friendships, self-esteem, and curiosity, our Early Foundations® Toddler program will help them explore their world in a safe and nurturing environment. Our unique curriculum is based on the philosophy that children learn best through experiences. So each day is filled with fun activities that excite and develop toddlers, giving them the comfort and confidence to speak those first few important words, as well as make their first friends.

Discovery Preschool Programs (2 – 3 Years)

At this age, children are making new discoveries daily. And as two-year olds begin to exert their independence, our Early Foundations® Discovery Preschool program is prepared to open their eyes to a world of learning, sharing, and exploring. Our holistic approach in the classroom engages young minds with a blend of music, art, and movement, as well as the early education fundamentals they'll need as they continue on to preschool.

Preschool Programs (3 – 4 Years)

As preschoolers gain more self-esteem, they may feel ready to take on the world. Our Early Foundations® Preschool program enhances that confidence by providing activities to help children become problem solvers and lifelong learners. Through independent exploration, structured activities, and hands-on learning, children will work on early literacy, math, science, and social studies concepts. A healthy dose of running, jumping, and dancing keeps them active too.

Prekindergarten Programs (4 – 5 Years)

Prekindergartners are preparing for the adventure of a lifetime – school. And our Early Foundations Prekindergarten® program is designed to get them ready by teaching letters and words, math concepts, and valuable social skills. With small group instruction, independent play in an organized atmosphere, and whole-group activities, children will have all the right skills to hop, skip, and jump right into kindergarten.

Private Kindergarten Programs (5 – 6 Years)

As children reach school age, our comprehensive full-day kindergarten program helps them explore, communicate, and create – all in a nurturing, small-class setting. Our team of expert educators has created a unique curriculum of reading, language, arts, math, science, and physical fitness that’s presented in a fun way to encourage a lifelong love of learning. Plus, our program is aligned with local and state elementary school standards, so children will be prepared to confidently enter first grade.

Before- & After-School Programs (5 – 12 Years)

Even after school's out for the day, children need to be engaged in a comfortable, yet stimulating environment. That's where our Catch the Wave® program comes in. This innovative before – and after-school program allows school-age children to balance learning and fun through a variety of experiences. From homework help to fun physical activities, our program is designed so that everyone goes home happy.

Summer Programs (preschool, prekindergarten, and school-age)

Don’t miss out on KinderCare’s Summer of Wonder: Six themed programs that will make summer exciting, educational and tons of fun. Whether your child is in our preschool, Pre-K or school-age programs, all of it is designed to help children learn while soaking up the fun. We offer flexible scheduling options to meet the needs of busy families like yours so we hope to see you there.

Learning Adventures - Enrichment Program


The Cooking Adventures program gives children opportunities to participate in fun, developmentally appropriate cooking experiences. They will learn about recipes, ingredients, cooking vocabulary, and the importance of a healthy diet. The curriculum includes lessons on picnics, pizza, and heart-healthy meals.


The Math Adventures enrichment program is designed to teach important mathematics concepts such as geometry, numbers, measurement, and probability. Your child will learn about length, height, and weight. He will learn about shapes and solids. He will learn how to add, subtract, multiply, and count money. Math is everywhere and giving your child every advantage now will add up to success later in life.


Ongoing research proves that early exposure to music helps children think, reason, create, and express themselves. Children will laugh and learn about rhythm, vocal melodies, and a variety of musical genres and instruments, which can lower stress and advance memory. Learning never sounded so good.

Phonics & Reading Adventures

Set your child up for advanced success with literacy through phonics, the study of letters and sounds. Reader books, games, and activity cards help your child understand the basics of vowels and blending syllables, giving him confidence and command of language.

Teachers & Staff

We have a very diverse staff and each one of us offers something special to give to our children. We take pride in knowing that you have chosen us to help raise your child. We have a combined 300 years of early childhood education experience. Our teachers are here to ensure that your child receives the best educational, social and emotional environment on a day to day basis. They are passionate about educating and nurturing children. The majority of our teachers either have their Child Development Associate's Credential, Associate's of Arts Degree or Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education. Our Rancho Cucamonga Terra Vista site strives for excellence through continuing education from biannual company professional development trainings and through seeking additional college courses or seminars in the education field. At the end of the day, the true key to our teachers' success is their passion for teaching and their love of learning.

  • Jacleen Rucker, Center Director

  • Erica Acevedo

    Erica Acevedo, Assistant Director

    Working with children has always been my passion. I look forward to getting up in the morning and going to work. My career is a reward in itself and nothing can compare to the smiles and hugs I receive when I walk into a classroom. I enjoy having the privilege to be a part of a child's life, teaching them and watching them grow.

    Erica has had the opportunity to work with children of all ages, from infants up to junior high school students. She has been teaching preschool for about a total of six years. During those six years she taught in the Infant and Toddler classrooms, in the Two’s and in the Three’s. Erica established her own daycare at home for almost four years while raising her daughter. She relocated to San Diego and started her career at KinderCare in 2010 as a toddler teacher. Recently she was offered a promotion to be the Assistant Director at Del Mar Highlands KinderCare where she is also in charge of the Learning Adventures programs since November 2010.

    Previous Experience:
    Erica has worked with children of all ages, from infants up to junior high. She owned her own daycare at home for about four years.
    Year Started:
    7 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    13 years
  • Ms. Rosann

    Ms. Rosann, Third in Charge

  • Ms. Alexis

    Ms. Alexis, Infant & Toddler Classrooms

  • Ms. Jennie, Infant & Toddler Classrooms

  • Ms. Leah

    Ms. Leah, Infant & Toddler Classrooms

  • Ms. Danielle

    Ms. Danielle, Infant Classroom

  • Ms. Sandi

    Ms. Sandi, Infant Classroom

  • Ms. Christina, Toddler Classroom

  • Ms. Daisy

    Ms. Daisy, Toddler Classroom

  • Ms. Gabrielle

    Ms. Gabrielle, Discovery Preschool And Learning Adventures Classrooms

  • Ms. Nancy

    Ms. Nancy, Discovery Preschool Classroom

  • Ms. Deandra

    Ms. Deandra, Preschool Classroom

  • Ms. Tarah

    Ms. Tarah, Preschool Classroom

  • Ms. Brenda, Prekindergarten Classroom

  • Ms. Ashley

    Ms. Ashley, School Age Classroom

  • Ms. Jasmine

    Ms. Jasmine, School Age Classroom

Upcoming Center Activities

September Hero Image
Filter Center Calendar
September's Learning Focus

Children 6 weeks to 3 years old: Spaces and Places and All About Me
As infants and toddlers explore the spaces and places around them, children in Discovery Preschool will learn all about what makes people the same as well as what makes them different. Infants will experiment with moving toy cars around, build block towers and then knock them down, and even take a tour of the center to see what things are like outside of their classroom! Toddlers will get all revved up as they take a closer look at different vehicles and learn more about neighborhoods, communities, and the jobs that grownups have. In Discovery Preschool, children will be learning about themselves as they play games that strengthen their five senses, discuss feelings and emotions, practice self-help skills, and work on learning the names of body parts.

Children 4 to 5 years old: All About Me and My Home and Family
It’s the beginning of the school year—the perfect time to get to know each other better! Older children will be spending time sharing about themselves, their homes, and their families as they learn what makes people the same and what makes them different. Children will bring their own experiences to the drawing board as they create group stories and 3-D collages about families and homes, pantomime different home- and family-related activities, and draw self-portraits. With our curriculum’s project-related learning component, children in Transitional Kindergarten work together to decide on an individual or whole-group project related to the theme. Past projects have included creating a class book about emotions or working together to build a small-scale home, but who knows—the children may come up with a unique idea that’s entirely their own!

Monday September 04, 2017
Center Closed for Labor Day

About Our Center

Our staff would like to welcome you to visit our center. The staff takes pride in keeping up to date with the latest trends in Early Childhood Education. Ongoing training is offered to the staff during the year at the center and through the various training opportunities in the community.

Languages Spoken at Our Center

  • Spanish

Meals & Menus

Meals Served

  • Breakfast
  • AM Snack
  • Lunch
  • PM Snack

Holidays Observed

We observe the following holidays:

  • New Year's Day
  • President's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • 4th of July
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day

Please note that because holidays observed may vary between centers, please be sure to check with your Center Director for specific closures.

Health and Safety

We offer a keypad entry on the inside of our lobby, all of our yards are fenced-in and are in the back of our building, and all staff is CPR and First Aid certified.

At KinderCare, what families say about us means a lot. Read below some of the great experiences our families have had with us.

Share Your Story
If you have a story about your experience at KinderCare, please share your story with us.

Hello my name is John M. and my daughter Mia goes to KinderCare in Rancho Cucamonga. I wanted to email today to let you know that all the staff at KinderCare is doing a fantastic job caring for and teaching Mia. Mia was at another local preschool and I felt it was not doing such a good job with her. I met with Natilee at KinderCare in February of 2014 and felt that she and the school had a warmer approach of teaching children. I enrolled Mia immediately and was very pleased with her firsr day at the school. The staff was very patient and loving with Mia; she was having a tough time because this is her first year attending preschool. Mia has improved so much since the day she started at KinderCare. My wife, Liz, and I are really pleased with the results that KinderCare in Rancho Cucamonga is providing for Mia and want to thank you guys for doing such a great job.

- Parents

I remember enrolling my three children into KinderCare from our first phone call to our tour, my family and I knew this is where we seen our future. My sons who were new to a school environment took some time transitioning compared to my daughter who is in the second grade. Nonetheless the center director who my family and I refer to as a friend, took the time to guide not only my children but me husband and I as well. It was not easy but I could reassure you this learning center will listen to your families needs (all of us are different) take the extra time to help each child adjust and learn and also keep us as parents in the loop of our children's journey. I cant thank KinderCare Terra Vista enough for changing my families lives.

- Mother

See what’s happening on the blog

Our staff would like to welcome you to visit our center. The staff takes pride in keeping up to date with the latest trends in Early Childhood Education. Ongoing training is offered to the staff during the year at the center and though the various training opportunities in the community.

View More

Resources for Parents

Download helpful guides and other resources to make your child care decisions easy.

What should I look for when choosing a childcare center?:

Enrollment Agreement: