Lake Elsinore Unified School District

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Child Development & Preschool

Steps Required for Preschool Enrollment
(Accepting applications for 2019-2020 until January 31, 2020)
                   Apply Online                         
Step #2: Complete your child's screenings by selecting one of the green buttons below (English or Spanish). When the website opens, select the 3rd link to complete both ASQ-3 and ASQ:SE-2 questionnaires.

Announcing Part Day & Full Day Head Start and State Preschool Programs!

For the 2019-2020 School Year, no cost part-day or low cost full-day preschool for students ages 3-5 will be offered to qualifying families.

Head Start Full Day - 8:15 a.m. to 2:15 p.m., Monday through Friday
Head Start Part Day - 7:45 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. and 12:00 - 3:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday
State Preschool Full Day - 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday (designed for working parents or parents who are attending school.)
State Preschool Part Day - 8:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. and 12:00 - 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday

To begin, check the income eligibility guidelines to see if you qualify. 
  • If you qualify, complete the online preschool application. All applications will be reviewed and parents will be communicated with by email. If you have any questions, please call (951) 253-7091 or (951) 253-7660. 

Early Head Start

We provide an Early Head Start Program for children ages 0-3. It is a Home-Based option where parent or legal guardian has to be present 1.5 hours a week. A socialization is provided twice a month for 3 hours for all children and parents or guardians.  Please call (951) 253-7091 for more information. 

State Preschool Income Guidelines

Head Start Income Guidelines

LEUSD Preschool programs are committed to the quality of care and education.
Below are our 2018 QSRC ratings, click here for current ratings