• Child Development Services is pleased to offer two Preschool Programs within Fullerton School District to provide quality early childhood learning for the Fullerton community and surrounding areas.
    Our Vision
    Great Schools, Great Kids
    Our Mission
    Our mission is to defend and promote the potential of all children, providing them with a developmentally appropriate and caring environment that supports emotional, social, cognitive, and physical development. We are committed to establishing a community where children, parents, teachers, and staff will be engaged in a challenging, joyful, and encouraging environment.
    Our Values
    Active Engagement, Cooperation, Integrity, Persistence, Resilience, Respect, Responsibility
    The California Department of Social Services licenses our California State Preschool Program and Tuition-Based Preschool Program classrooms, Community Care Licensing Division. In addition, both Preschool Programs must comply with Title 22 Health and Safety Regulations.
    The ratio is 1:8, with one teacher and two instructional aides, for a maximum of 24 children per classroom for both preschool programs. In addition, Child Development Services has two School Readiness nurses on staff to provide various services for our preschool children and their families.
    California State Preschool Program (CSPP)
    The California State Preschool Program (CSPP)  Part Day Program is a zero-cost preschool program for qualifying families of children ages 3 to 5. Classes are held daily for 3 hours, with morning and afternoon sessions available at most locations, and follow the regular Fullerton School District attendance calendar.
    Announcement: Full Day- Full Year Program Beginning July 1, 2022
    Full Day- Full Year Program Beginning July 1, 2022
    Preschool locations:
    Commonwealth Elementary School
    Hermosa Drive Elementary School
    Maple Elementary School
    Orangethorpe Elementary School
    Pacific Drive Elementary School
    Richman Elementary School
    Valencia Park Elementary School
    Woodcrest Elementary School
    Tuition Based Preschool Program
    The Fullerton School District tuition-based Preschool Program is available for children ages 3 to 4. There are variable attendance options to choose from, with classes held from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The preschool program follows the regular Fullerton School District attendance calendar.
    Preschool locations:
    Beechwood School
    Sunset Lane Elementary School