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California State Preschool
Program (Part Day)

Photo: Girl stacking blocks

The California State Preschool Program (Full Day) accepts children ages 3 - 5 years old. Children must not be eligible for kindergarten. The California State Preschool Program (Full Day) operates during Fall and Spring sessions when classes are in operation, and is base on the current year contract with the California Department of Education. Please see specific calendar for days of operation.


Ages * 3 - 5 years old
Ratio 1 adult to 8 children
Room capacity 1 room per 27 children
Hours 8:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Subsidized Care
  • priority given to parents at Gavilan College
  • must meet income guidelines and criteria.
  • must be completely potty trained

* Children must be 3 years old by September 1st of current fiscal year (July - June)


Last modified: May 19, 2015
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