Murrieta Valley Unified School District

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

School Readiness

   Now Enrolling 16/17 School Year

July Open Enrollment Dates: TBA 

9:00-10:30 a.m. and 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Download Enrollment Packet   State Preschool (must income qualify)  Download Enrollment packet   Parent Pay

  Proud recipient of the California School Board Association Golden Bell in Early Childhood Education 

Preschoolers The district's School Readiness programs provide 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 school three hours per day, 180 days per year.  Children must be four years old by September 1, 2016. Classes are taught by early childhood educators with permits from California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. All school readiness classrooms are licensed through the Department of Social Services-Community Care Licensing. 

Kindergarten Readiness-Parent Pay 

The basic Kindergarten Readiness program is three hours per day, 180 days per school year. Extended year programs are available at selected locations.  In 16/17 part day (3 hours only) Kindergarten Readiness is available at Cole Canyon Elementary, 23750Via Alisol. Kindergarten Readiness with the extended day option is available at E Hale Curran Elementary, 40855 Chaco Canyon Road,  and  Lisa J Mails Elementary, 35185 Briggs Road. Children must turn four before September 1, 2016. A program is lso available for children who turn three years old prior to December 2, 2015 at E Hale Curran and Lisa J Mails.

State Preschool 

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. In 2016/17 State Preschool is available at Murrieta Elementary, 24725 Adams Avenue ( morning and afternoon); Lisa J Mails Elementary, 35185 Briggs Road ( morning only); Rail Ranch Elementary, 25030 Via Santee (morning and afternoon); Tovashal Elementary, 23801 St Raphael, (morning and afternoon);  Buchanan Elementary, 40121 Torrrey Pines Road (morning and afternoon); Monte Vista Elementary, 37420 Via Mira Mosa (morning only); and Cole Canyon Elementary, 23750 Via Alisol (morning only). Enrollment packets including income self declarations are available on-line in the Enrollment Form section or at the office, 24300 Las Brisas Road, North. Enrollment for the 2016/17 school year begins April 22, 2016.  Programs for children three years old before December 2, 2015 are available at Avaxat, Buchanan, E Hale Curran, Lisa J Mails, and Murrieta Elementary Schools. Full-day, full-year State preschool is available at the Child Development Center, located on the Avaxat Elementary School campus, 24300 Las Brisas, Road, North.  Families needing full-day/full-year services must meet State income and need eligibility requirements.

For inquiries contact: 

Kathleen Israelsen, School Readiness Supervisor    951-304-1623 ext 2183 or 
Last Modified on Monday at 2:06 PM