California State Preschool Program

Program Goals

  • The goals of Stockton Unified Early Childhood Education/School Readiness Programs are:

    • To provide a program where children develop intellectually, socially, physically and emotionally while gaining independence, self-control, and respect for others.
    • To provide an environment, which will enhance the self-esteem of all children through successful learning experiences.
    • To provide a curriculum that addresses the California Preschool Learning Foundations, includes materials, learning activities, time and space, and addresses the academic and social needs of students to promote life-long learning.
    • To provide opportunities for parents to be involved in preschool by volunteering in the classroom, attending parent educational meetings and being part of the program's Parent Advisory Committee.

Eligibility

  • Eligibility is established at the time of enrollment per the California Department of Education, Child Development Division regulations. The first priority is given to children receiving child protective services. The second priority is given to eligible four-year-olds. The third priority is given to eligible three-year-olds. Within these priorities, families with the lowest adjusted gross monthly income are admitted first.

What to Bring

    1. Child's Immunization Record and TB test (Cartilla de vacunación y examen de TB del niño)
    2. Proof of child's birth date (Prueba de Nacimiento)
    3. Physical exam for the child (or appointment date) (Examen fisico del niño [o fecha de cita])
    4. Address Verification (Verificacíon de dirección)
    5. Income Verification for one month (Prueba de ingresos de un mes)

Schedule of Income Ceilings for State Preschool

  • Schedule of Income Ceilings for the State Preschool Program
    California Department of Education Child Development Division

    # Persons in family

    Income Eligibility
    Threshold

    15% Above the income
    Eligibility Threshold

    1 - 2

    $5,343

    $6,144.45

    3

    $5,802

    $6,672.30

    4

    $6,719

    $7,726.85

    5

    $7,794

    $8,963.10

    6

    $8,869

    $10,199.35

    7

    $9,070

    $10,430.50

    8

    $9,272

    $10,662.80

    9

    $9,473

    $10,893.95

    10

    $9,675

    $11,126.25

    11

    $9,876

    $11,357.40

    12 or more

    $10,078

    $11,589.70

     

School Site Availability

  • 3.5 Hour Classes

    • Adams
    • August
    • Bush
    • Chavez High School 
    • Edison Hign School
    • El Dorado
    • Fillmore
    • Grunsky
    • Hazelton
    • Henry
    • Hong Kingston
    • Kennedy
    • Madison
    • McKinley
    • Merlo High School
    • Montezuma
    • Nightingale
    • Peyton
    • Pittman
    • Pulliam
    • Roosevelt
    • Taft
    • Taylor
    • Tyler
    • Van Buren
    • Victory
    • Washington
    • Weber Tech High School
    • Wilson