Murrieta Valley Unified School District

Inspiring every student to think, to learn, to achieve, to care.

Early Childhood Education at Murrieta Valley Unified School District

   Enroll Today for 16/17 School Year                      Enrollment for 17/18 Begins May 1, 2017


Download Current (16/17) Enrollment Packet   State Preschool (for income qualified families)  

Download Current (16/17) Enrollment packet for Kindergarten Readiness ( parent pay)

 Proud recipient of the California School Board Association Golden Bell in Early Childhood Education 
 Early Childhood Education at Murrieta Valley Unified School District provides high quality, age appropriate activities that help children acquire the skills and behaviors needed to prepare them to enter school.  Children learn to follow directions; recognize numbers, letters and shapes; work in centers, develop social skills and follow a classroom routine. Children attend the program minimally three hours per day, 180 days per year.  Children must be three or four years old by September 1. Classes are taught by early childhood educators with permits from California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. All early childhood education classrooms are licensed through the Department of Social Services-Community Care Licensing.

Early Childhood Education-Parent Pay 

The basic Early Childhood Education Parent Pay program is three hours per day, 180 days per school year. Extended year programs are available at selected locations. 
  • Cole Canyon Elementary, 23750 Via Alisol - Morning 3 hours session
  • E Hale Curran Elementary, 40855 Chaco Canyon Road - Morning 3 hours session with extended day option
  • Lisa J Mails Elementary, 35185 Briggs Road Morning - 3 hours session with extended day option

 Early Childhood Education-Subsidized

The Early Childhood Education Subsidized program is three hours per day, 180 per school year. Extended day and year programs are available at selected locations. The district offers State Preschool program funded by the California State Department of Education for children of families who meet the State's  income guidelines.  Families needing full-day/full-year services must meet State income and need eligibility requirements. Programs are available for children three and four years old.
  • Avaxat Elementary School (morning and full day sessions) 
  • Cole Canyon Elementary School (morning session only) 
  • Tovashal Elementary School ( morning and  afternoon sessions) 
  • Rail Ranch Elementary School (morning session only) 
  • Murrieta Elementary School (morning and afternoon sessions) 
  • Lisa J. Mails Elementary School ( morning, afternoon and full day sessions) 
  • Buchanan Elementary School (morning and afternoon sessions)  
  • Monte Vista (morning session only)  
  • E Hale Curran (morning and full day sessions) 

For inquiries contact: 

Kathleen Israelsen, School Readiness Supervisor    951-304-1623 ext. 2183 or 
Last Modified on April 3, 2017