Half Day Preschool

The half-day preschool program provides a safe and nurturing environment for income-eligible students.  Children must be 3 years old by September 1 of each year in order to enroll.  The program provides age-appropriate educational and life experiences which facilitate children's development in essential skills related to language, literacy, mathematics, technology, physical development, health, visual and performing arts, science, history, social science, English language development, and social-emotional development. These learning domains are based on California Department of Education Preschool Learning Foundations and taught through the use of Creative Curriculum. The program operates three hours a day and lunch is provided to all students. Caring high-quality teachers instruct the students. 

Morning session runs from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Afternoon session runs from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Spaces are limited
  • There is no fee for the SPS program
  • Families must be income-eligible
  • Enrollment is offered to four year old children first, then three year olds
  • Programs are located at: Cerritos, Columbus, and Jefferson

Children are admitted according to waiting list procedures established and monitored by the California Department of Education. Submit your wait list application through Kinderwait: http://www.kinderwait.com/app/gusd/kwclientaccess/

Click here for a copy of the Subsidized Policy Handbook for Parents 
Preschool 1   Building