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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 student applications is 1 - 3 weeks, depending on the quality of documents submitted with the application.


California State Preschool Program


  • State funded school year preschool program that serves children 2.8 - 5 years of age from low-income families. 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 her to apply for the State Program:



 Schedule of Income Ceilings (85% SMI) for State
 FY 2021–22 Child Care and Development Programs

Family Size

Family Monthly Income

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*Due to the pandemic, the original hours may be revised to shorter hours for the safety of the program and students. The new hours will be posted when school starts in August 2021.


State Preschool Sites and Class Schedule:

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

AM session; 7:50 am - 10:50 am, Monday - Friday

PM session; 11:35 am - 2:35 pm, Monday - Friday


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

AM session; 7:50 am - 10:50 am, Monday - Friday
PM session; 11:35 am - 2:35 pm, Monday - Friday


3. Park Hill Elementary

1157 E Commonwealth 
San Jacinto, CA 92583
AM session; 7:50 am - 10:50 am, Monday - Friday
PM session; 11:35 am - 2:35 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, or
Adoption Papers, or
Baptismal Record, or
Hospital Birth Record

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 - must have been performed within the past 12 months and show proof of a physical examination.
A copy of the physical exam (showing, HGB, Lead ) is required at the time of registration.
7. Dental Exam - must have been performed within the past 12 months. 
8. Medical Insurance Card
9. 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)
  • Signed and complete income tax return for previous year 1040A (Self-Employed, Schedule C)
  • 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*
*The Enrollment Technician or Office Staff will contact you via email or phone call to bring the completed enrollment packet with all required documents*
For more details on how to enroll your child or to find out if your family is eligible, please contact us at
(951) 654-1531 at our main office located at: 257 S. Grand Army Ave in San Jacinto.