State Preschool

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State Pre-School

Preschool Application
Solicitud de preescolar


Mary Lisa Gonzales, Director
(Temporarily Vacant) Supervisor
Cecilia Padilla, Office Manager

Main Office
(209) 556-1545
4231 Central Ave
Ceres, CA 95307

 State Preschool Program 

    • Children 3 to 5 years old (ALL children must be 3 by September 1st of the current school year to qualify)

    • Priority is based on age and income guidelines, not on a first-come, first-served basis. (State guidelines also prioritize children under child protective services)

    • Eligibility extends only to families whose income is equal to or less than the amount shown (unless there is an active IEP)
    • Priority is given to children who reside in the Ceres Unified School District attendance boundaries

Preschool Flyer              

         Required documentation for applying
(additional details)

  • Birth Certificates for all children to prove family size

  • Proof of all income for the most recent month from the date you apply. If there is overtime you must provide proof of income from the most recent 3 months. If self employed, we will need to see recent income taxes. If recieving cash aid/TANF you can bring a Passport to Services (provided by the Medical/Welfare office).

  • Immunizations (Shot Records) 

  • 2 Current Proofs of address (dated within the last 30 days)

  • Copy of IEP/IFSP (if applicable)

  • Copy of Court Order/Custody Order (if applicable)

Income Guidelines

Preschool Income Guide

Preschool Sites Include:
 Carroll Fowler Elementary
 Caswell Elementary
 Don Pedro Elementary
 La Rosa Elementary
 Lucas Elementary
 Virginia Parks Elementar
 Walter White Elementary
  Westport Elementary

For more information call 209-556-1545


There are no transportation services for the
Preschool Program