Proud recipient of the 2009 California School Board Association Golden Bell in Early Childhood Education
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 October 2nd of the current school year. Classes are taught by licensed early childhood educators and all school readiness classrooms are licensed through the Department of Social Services-Community Care Licensing.
Kindergarten Readiness - Now enrolling for 2015/16
The Kindergarten Readiness parent-pay program offers a flexible schedule three, six hours or full day; from two to five days per week, 180 days per school year with extended year programs. In 15/16 part day Kindergarten Readiness is available at Cole Canyon Elementary, 23750Via Alisol, full day Kindergarten Readiness is available at E Hale Curran Elementary, 40855 Chaco Canyon Road, Murrieta and part and full day Kindergarten Readiness is available at Lisa J Mails Elementary, 35185 Briggs Road.
State Preschool - Now accepting eligibility for 2015/16
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 2015/16 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); and Monte Vista Elementary, 37420 Via Mira Mosa (morning only). If you meet income guidelines, you will receive an enrollment packet and an appointment to register.