Santee School District

   State Preschool Program


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

Registration for the 23-24 school year will open in March.        Please check back.


Preschool Registration for 22-23

Step 1:

Please complete the State Preschool Eligibility Survey below to find out if your child is pre-qualified. **Your child must have turned 3 by December 1, 2022**

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. In the email, you will receive instructions on how to complete the online registration. There will also be documents attached that are required by the State. They will need to be completed, and signed by the parent/guardian. If you don't have access to a printer, you can pick up a Preschool Packet in the Educational Resources building M-F from 8-4:30 pm. Please read the 'parent registration checklist' page thoroughly.


Step 3:

Make an appointment!

Read the 'parent registration checklist' page thoroughly to make sure you have all documents in hand.

Set up your appointment by email or phone with the Preschool registrar to turn in all documents, answer any questions, and go over supporting income verification documentation.


Step 4:

Check your email!

You will be notified by email that your child is fully qualified for the State Preschool Program. Children will be enrolled in classes by specific program priorities.

Step 5:

Check your email!

In July, you will be notified by email if your child will be enrolled for the 22-23 school year. You will be asked to stop by the Educational Resource building to sign the Application for Services form.


We look forward to having your child in State Preschool!