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State Preschool

Welcome to Preschool

To register your child for preschool, please schedule an appointment by calling 760-901-7103.

Oceanside Unified School District hosts four state funded preschool Sign reading preschool graduate class of 2019sites at Del Rio, Mission,  North Terrace, and Santa Margarita Schools. In order to participate in the program, parents of enrolled children must meet income eligibility requirements as determined by the California Department of Education. Children enrolled in the program must live in the Oceanside Unified School District boundaries and shall be three or four years old by September 1, 2019.


Preschool classrooms have an 8:1 student to teacher ratio. All schools feature an instructional practice that is culturally and linguistically tailored to meet the social, emotional, physical and educational needs of each student. Children learn best in an environment with consistent limits they are allowed to make choices leading toward self-direction, independence, creativity and divergent thinking. 

 Registration Requirements:

 Please submit an original and a copy of the following mandatory documents:

  • Current proof of income (pay stubs for one month)
  • Proof of address (mortgage agreement, rental statement, or utility bill)
  • Certified Birth Certificate for child
  • Birth Certificates are required for children 18 years and younger in the family
  • Child’s up-to-date immunizations
  • Current negative TB test results for the child
  • Current negative TB test results for the parent/guardian (monthly participation)
  • Current child’s physical, not earlier than six months of start date. Please download the Physician's Report Form to take to your doctor.
  • Effective September 1, 2016, a person may not be employed or volunteer at a child care center or family child care center unless he or she has been immunized against influenza, pertussis, and measles or qualifies for an exemption. Unless an exemption applies, each employee and volunteer shall receive an influenza vaccination between August 1 and December 1 of each year.

2080 Mission Avenue, Oceanside, CA.  92058

Hours: 8:30 am - 2:00 pm


Ameret Reed
Preschool Director

Martha Fregoso
Administrative Assistant

Tel: 760-901-7103

Preschool Department
Educational Support Services
2080 Mission Avenue
Oceanside, CA.  92058

Santa Margarita Preschool
Teacher Reading to Students