The California State Preschool (CSPP) is funded through a contract of the Child Development Division of the State of California.  This program is located at the following campuses:

  • Westside Union Elementary at 659 K Street - WUES Preschool

  • Henry Miller Elementary at 545 West "L" Street - HME Preschool

  • RM Miano Elementary at 1129 "B" Street - RME Preschool

  • Mercey Springs Elementary at 1900 Mercey Springs Rd. - MSE Preschool

It is a part-day program with a morning and afternoon session that are each three hours long.

The morning session is from 8:30 am to 11:30 am.

The afternoon session is from 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm. 

And an afternoon session from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm

The program runs on a 10 month traditional calendar for 180 school days.  In addition to following best practices in child development, the CSPP provides interactive literacy activities for children and families enrolled in the program. 

Parents are encouraged to participate.


To be eligible for the Preschool program, a child must be 3 or 4 years of age by September 1st and the family must meet income requirements.There are no fees or tuition for the preschool program.  Should this ever change, you will receive 30 days notice.

In a preschool program funded by the State of California you must disclose any changes in your total family income.  In addition, acceptance into the preschool requires you to commit 3 hours per month volunteering in or for the classroom.

For more information please call (209) 826-2241 or come into our preschool office located at Mercey Spring Elementary school campus 1900 S. Mercey Springs Rd. located in the portable next to the basketball courts

Jennifer Rocha
Program Director

Diana Erreca
Secretary District/Site

Jessica Contreras
Bilingual Community Aide