Santee School District

   State Preschool Program

Currently our Preschool is full. If you wish for your child to be added to the waitlist, you will need to complete the entire registration process. Please start with the survey below.


Registration for TK and Kindergarten Now Open!



Birthday between 9/2/17 - 2/2/18

Birthday between 9/2/16 - 9/1/17

Please go to Santee School District Website to register.

                    If you have questions, or need help registering, call our                      registration team at 619-258-2530.

Preschool Registration Procedures

Step 1:

Please complete the State Preschool Eligibility Survey below to find out if your child is pre-qualified.

Initial Eligibility Survey

Step 2:

Please check your email! 

The Preschool Department will notify you by email if your child is pre-qualified for the State Preschool Program based on the completed eligibility survey. Click on the ‘requirements’ tab for age, income, toilet training, residency and immunization requirements. **Please note that proof of gross monthly income will be required approximately 60 days before the start of preschool** In the email, you will receive instructions on how to complete the online registration as well as attached documents that will need to be completed, and signed by the parent/guardian. Make sure you read the instructions page thoroughly before completing all documents.


Step 3:

Make an appointment!

Set up your appointment with the Preschool Department to turn in all required documents and sign the Application for Child Development Services.


Step 4:

Check your email!

You will be notified by email the week of June 20th to send in supporting income verification documents. The Preschool Department will notify you by email within 10 business days if your child is fully qualified to attend the State Preschool for the '22-'23 school year.