Registration Process

    Santee School District

   State Preschool Program

          Registration for the 24-25 school year is Open! 


Preschool Registration for 24-25

Step 1:

Please complete the State Preschool Eligibility Survey below to find out if your child is pre-qualified. **In order to qualify by age, your child must turn 3 by December 1, 2024**

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 initial eligibility survey. Please review the Requirements tab for age, income, toilet training, residency and immunization requirements.

In the email, you will receive information on how to complete the online registration and how to complete the required State documents included in the email. All documents are required to be completed and signed by the parent/guardian. If you received the email, but do not have access to a printer, please contact the preschool registrar at 619-258-2360 or [email protected].

Please read the parent registration checklist page thoroughly. This will ensure you have all the required documentation in hand.


Step 3:

Make an appointment!

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

Contact the preschool registrar at 619-258-2360 or [email protected] to set up an appointment to turn in all documentation, answer any questions you have, and verify 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 located on the Requirements tab.

Step 5:

Check your mail!

You will receive a letter in the mail the beginning of August if your child will be offered a spot in our program for the 24-25 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!