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Preschool Registration for the 2017-18 school year will begin in May.

Packets will be available for pick-up at the ECE office beginning May 1, 2017.

Registration and Enrollment will begin on May 29, 2017 (due to the state's 120 day prior to school beginning registration limit, we cannot qualify and enroll families before May 29, 2017). State preschool slots will be filled based on need, priority given to 4 year olds belonging to the BUSD boundaries and income status.

Fee-Based options are available for Dual Immersion Preschool at Whitewood (ILC) and Washington as well as General Education at Thomas Jefferson PM only for $325/ month with a $50 non-refundable registration fee. The fee-based program will prioritize 4 year olds on a first come, first serve basis.


Is your child eligible for BUSD State Preschool?

2016 - 2017

  • Children must turn 3 or 4 years of age by September 1st of the current enrollment year (2016-17)
    • Age-eligible 3 year-old birth dates (DOB: 12/3/2012-9/1/2013)
    • Age-eligible 4 year-old birth dates (DOB: 12/3/11-12/2/2012)


  •     Children must turn 3 or 4 years of age by September 1st of the current enrollment year (2017-18)
    • Age-eligible 3 year-old birth dates (DOB: 12/3/2013-9/1/2014)
    • Age-eligible 4 year-old birth dates (DOB: 12/3/12-12/2/2013)
  • Families must live within Bellflower Unified School District Boundaries.

How to apply for your child to attend BUSD's State Preschool:

  1. Ensure child meets BUSD eligibility criteria (information above).
  2. Complete a registration packet. Packets are available at the BUSD Early Childhood Education Office.
  3. If your family is eligible to apply for preschool, you will be given an appointment date to bring in the required documentation and complete the pre-enrollment process.
  4. This program does not enroll on a first come, first serve basis. Family applications are ranked according to family size and gross income.
  5. Final verification of enrollment will take place in June-August 2017.


Required Documents

Pre-Enrollment is not processed until the enrollment packet and requirements are completed. The required documents include but are not limited to:

  1. Proof of family income (one month of consecutive and recent paycheck stubs)
  2. Proof of family size (birth certificates for all children in Family)
  3. Proof of address (utility bill, rental agreement, etc.)
  4. Child’s recent physical exam
  5. Child’s immunization record up-to-date with current TB test results
  6. Parent’s current TB, Pertussis, MMR, and Influenza test results
  7. If your family received CAL-Works (welfare), Food Stamps or child support, please bring these documents with you at the time of your appointment.

Please contact the BUSD Early Childhood Education Office for further information and assistance:

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