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Child Development & Preschool

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Announcing Full Day Head Start and State Preschool Programs!

For the 2017-2018 School Year, no cost preschool for students ages 3-5 will be offered to qualifying families.
  • We have Head Start and State Preschool Full Day and Part Day programs. We have added six Full Day Head Start programs for 2017-18. These programs will run from 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at Machado Elementary School and the Jeannette Ellis Center.
  • We have one Full Day State Preschool classroom that runs Monday through Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., including breakfast, two snacks, and lunch. The State Preschool Full Day program is offered at one location (Chaney Street), and is designed for working parents or parents who are in school.


To apply, please visit our office, or download the Application and Recruitment materials below.
  • To begin, check the income eligibility guidelines to see if you qualify. View printer friendly guidelines and instructions by clicking on the links below.
  • If you qualify, please call (951) 253-7091 for an appointment; we will also assist in verifying eligibility for our various programs.

Early Head Start

We provide an Early Head Start Program for children age 0-3. Please call (951) 253-7091 for more information.

Application Forms and Recruitment Materials

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