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California State Preschool
Program (Part Day)

Photo: Preschooler doing arts and crafts

The California State Preschool Program (Part Day) accepts children ages 3 - 5 years old (priority enrollment given to 4 & 5 year olds). Children must not be eligible for kindergarten and must be toilet trained. The California State Preschool Program (Part Day) operates during the months of Fall through Spring classes, and is based on the current year contract with the California Department of Education.

Not required to be a student or working; however students have priority status.

Ages * 3 - 5 years old (Priority given to 4 - 5 years olds)
Ratio 1 adult to 8 children
Room capacity 1 room per 24 children
Hours 8:00am - 11:45am
Subsidized Care Must meet income guidelines and criteria.
Fees based on sliding scale (may be free).

Parents are strongly encouraged to volunteer 2 hours per week. There are various ways to complete your volunteer time - some at the center others at home.

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

Last modified: August 20, 2012
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