1429 High St
Alameda, Alameda County 94501



510-872-0188 510-646-7699

©2020 by Kids Elite Club

About Kids Elite Club


Guiding Principles

Children enjoy learning and have a positive experience.

Children experience success in their undertakings to foster new experiences.

Kids Elite Club is a community for the children, parents, and staff to foster development to the best of their abilities.

Support and build up children’ self-motivation and learning experience by providing an environment with various subject materials to engage with.

Respect is shown at all times to everyone who comes in contact with our club — students, staff, parents and community members.

Everyone is treated as an individual and that his/her individual needs, learning style, and personality and nurtured.

Foster a sense of responsibility and respect for the rights and needs of others.


Our Philosophy

The immersive learning process at Kids Elite Club is designed to help our students grow and explore their interests. We offer an outstanding education where tradition meets 21st-century learning. Our educators encourage students to think critically, solve problems, answer open-ended questions, and use hands-on exploration and creation. Kids Elite students are engaged in S.T.E.A.M. learning every day with an emphasis on core academic areas as well as non-academic life skills.

Each day is filled with opportunities to experience new educational and social situations to further development. Our team creates a safe and open setting, where they can guide students in exploring the world around them. Topics and activities include engineering, mathematics, computers, architecture, chemistry, biology, art, theatre, 3D printing, cooking, music, coding and more.


Our Staff

Passionate Educators


Kiki Chen

Co-Founder / Director

Kiki Chen brings and shares her passion, energy, and creativity everyday to students and staff. With certifications in Chinese Language Pedagogy and Child Development, as well as a more than a decade of teaching Mandarin and Japanese, Kiki taught the Language Alive Mandarin enrichment program at Bay Farm School before founding Kids Elite Club.

Cesar Hernandez

Co-founder / Technology and Engineering Educator

Cesar Hernandez brings his real world technical background to Kids Elite — teaching kids fundamentals in coding, networking, circuitry, computer hardware and much more. He brings more than 15 years of experience in IT infrastructure network administration. He also leads the Spanish language program at Kids Elite.


Karen He

Art Teacher

Karen helps students explore and expand their creativity through various forms of art. Her kids' projects often involve upcycling materials into new and unique pieces of art. She has more than 20 years of teaching experience.

Su Fei Lin

Science Teacher

Su Fei teaches students physical and life sciences. She has more than 37 years of experience as a physics teacher.


Cooking / Mandarin Teacher

A former restaurant owner, Sophy brings a lifetime of experience around the kitchen to Kids Elite, working with children to bake pastries and cook food.


Spanish Teacher

Energetic and driven, we were thrilled when Sandra joined as our Spanish Teacher. Sandra is always excited to take on the next challenge and push our team forward.


Leo Lin

Technology Teacher

Leo is a college student and graduate of Alameda High School. At Kids Elite, he teaches about technology and Arduino robots.

Kim Ngo

Engineering/ Math Teacher

Kim teaches engineering topics to students.


Emotional Support Dog

Mantao periodically visits Kids Elite Club to hang out and offer kids comfort.

Tuba Taurine

Science Teacher

San Francisco State University
Molecular Biology Genetic BS,

Peralta Community College
AS degree in Science


Featured in Alameda Magazine

I feel like this is my calling. This is the best reward anyone can possibly ask for. I love bringing children a positive point of view and to help expand their minds in the most helpful way possible.
Kiki Chen, Co-founder and Director

Link of the Magazine


News and Updates

Building a Future for Kids: Kids Elite founder Kiki Chen creates a thriving after-school program.

Online Payments Now Accepted

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If you are picking up your child before 5:30 pm, please wait outside the doors. A staff member will help your child pack up and come to the door.