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State Preschool

Welcome to San Jacinto State Preschool


Because this is our peak season, processing time is longer than normal.  Current processing time for new on-line student applications is 1 - 2 weeks approximately,  depending on the quality of documents submitted with the application.


California State Preschool Program


  • This state-funded program offers part-day developmentally appropriate preschool instruction for eligible three- and four-year-old children. State Preschool is modeled after Head Start, but is State funded. Family's income must meet State requirements. Part-Day classes operate five days per week. There is a sliding scale for participation based on family income and family size.
  • Part-Day; No Cost.
  • Click here to see if you qualify:


State Preschool services are provided to income eligible families.

Children are admitted into the program based on priority using the State Preschool Eligibility Criteria.

We accept children with disabilities.


Please click here to apply for the State Program:



State Fiscal Year 2022–23 Schedule of Income Ceilings until June 30, 2023


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State Preschool Sites and Class Schedule:

1. Juan Bautista De Anza Elementary
1089 De Anza Dr
San Jacinto, CA 92582

PM session; 11:20 am - 2:20 pm, Monday - Friday


2. Megan Cope Elementary
2550 Via La Sierra Ln
San Jacinto, CA 92582

AM session; 7:40 am - 10:40 am, Monday - Friday
PM session; 11:20 am - 2:20 pm, Monday - Friday


3. Park Hill Elementary

1157 E Commonwealth 
San Jacinto, CA 92583
AM session; 7:40 am - 10:40 am, Monday - Friday
PM session; 11:20 am - 2:20 pm, Monday - Friday
4. Edward Hyatt World Language Academy
400 E Shaver Street
San Jacinto, CA 92583
AM session; 7:40 am - 10:40 am, Monday - Friday
PM session; 11:20 am - 2:20 pm, Monday - Friday
4a. Hyatt - Inclusion
400 El Monte St
San Jacinto, CA 92583
AM session; 7:30 am - 10:30 am, Monday - Friday
PM session; 11:10 am - 2:10 pm, Monday - Friday
5. Jose Antonio Estudillo Elementary
900 Las Rosas Dr
San Jacinto, CA 92583
PM session; 11:20am - 2:20 pm, Monday - Friday
The following is a list of original documentation required to determine family eligibility and placement:
1. Picture I.D. of The Parents/Legal Guardians
2. Birth Date Verification; 
  • Original Birth Certificate
  • Adoption Paperwork
  • Baptismal Record
  • Hospital Birth Record 
  • ALL children in the home (used to determine family size) 
3. Immunization Record
New Immunizations Regulation effective 7/01/2019

4. Proof of Residency

Documentation proving current residency within SJUSD boundaries must be provided at the time of eligibility and placement. Acceptable documentation:

Gas, water, electric, trash bill (no telephone or cable will be accepted), or
Lease agreement or closing escrow papers, or
Mortgage statement, or
DPSS statement
DMV vehicle registration
The documentation must be dated no later than thirty (30) days prior to registration and must show the parent/guardian’s name and current address in the San Jacinto Unified School District. If acceptable current proof of residency cannot be shown, a Residency of Affidavit will be required. (Form available upon request).

In lieu of utility bill, we will accept a letter of intent for hook-up services from the gas, water, or electric company with escrow or lease agreements.

5. Signature of Parent/Legal Guardian

6. Physical Exam - completed within one year prior to entry into the program. It must also include TB Risk Factor Assessment. 
7. Medical Insurance Card
8. Verification of Income (Please supply all documents that apply, must be current within last 30 days)
  • Pay-stubs - One Months worth (weekly, bi-weekly or monthly)
  • Self-Employed, Schedule C 1040A or SJUSD Small Business Profit and Loss Statement Document
  • Cal-Works or Cal-Fresh Passport for Services
  • Tribal TANF
  • Social Security Benefits (SSI, SSA) 
  • Disability Benefits (UI, VA, Maternity Leave)
  • Employment Development Department - EDD (Award Letter, Unemployment, Paid Family Leave)
  • Verification of Child Support for ALL children in the home
  • Original Foster, Legal Custody or Court Ordered Paperwork
*Additional documentation may be required*
Any other questions or concerns, please contact us at (951) 654-1531.
Our main office is located at 257 S. Grand Army Ave. San Jacinto, CA 92583 (Next door to San Jacinto Elementary)