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Eligibility

Your child qualifies if he/she turns:

  • 5 years old on or between September 2nd and December 2nd 
  • 4 years old on or before September 1st
  • 3 years old on or before September 1st
  • and qualify under the California Department of Education guidelines

State Preschool is available to families who qualify under the Department of Education income eligibility guidelines based on family size and family income.

This program operates preschool classrooms at six school sites:

  • Anderson
  • Carson
  • Green
  • Mitchell
  • Twain

Most of the sites enroll 24 children in the morning class from 8am to 11am and 24 children in the afternoon class from 12:05pm to 3:05pm. Generally, the preschool calendar follows the school district calendar, although occasionally the preschool calendar is extended beyond that of the school district calendar.

Income Ceilings for NEW Families
Family Size Family Monthly Income Family Yearly Income

1-2

$4,173

$50,077

3

$4,502

$54,027

4

$5,256

$63,083

5

$6,098

$73,177

6

$6,939

$83,270

7

$7,096

$85,163

8

$7,254

$87,055

9

$7,412

$88,948

10

$7,570

$90,840

11

$7,727

$92,733

12

$7,885

$94,625

Income Ceilings for RETURNING Families
Family Size Family Monthly Income Family Yearly Income

1-2

$5,067

$60,808

3

$5,467

$65,604

4

$6,383

$76,601

5

$7,404

$88,857

6

$8,426

$101,113

7

$8,617

$103,412

8

$8,809

$105,709

9

$9,000

$108,008

10

$9,192

$110,305

11

$9,383

$112,604

12

$9,575

$114,902