Preschool Registration 2021-2022

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Age eligibility: For 2021-22 School Year children must be born between
12/3/2016 - 09/01/2018

Child must be three years old and potty trained at time of registration

Income Based State Preschool Program

Preschool Schedule 
Map of Schools


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How to Register

STEP 1: Complete the online eligibility form.

In order to begin the enrollment process, you must complete the online eligibility form. Click on the Eligibility Form link below to complete this step.

Initial Eligibility State Form 2021-2022

Solicitud Inicial Estatal para el 2021-2022

STEP 2: Send and attach documents listed below.

To determined your eligibility, be sure to send all documents listed below via email, by scan, or photograph as an attachment to:

Your registration will not be processed until all documents are received.

  • Child's birth certificate PLUS birth records of all your children under 18 in the household(for family size verification).
  • Child's immunization record (child you are enrolling only).
  • Parent(s) Identification (Driver's license, Government issued ID, Passport).
  • Proof of residence in the parent's name dated within 30 days. Mobil-cell phone and/or past due bills are not accepted. It can be ONE of the following: Mortgage Statement, Lease Agreement, and rent receipt, apartment complex letter on letterhead signed by the landlord, Homeowner's Association, correspondence from government agency, gas/electricity, water, trash, sewer, cable and telephone (land line only).
  • Pay stubs for the last 30 consecutive days, cash aid, food stamps, section 8, pension, unemployment, and/or child support or any other source of income. If none of these apply to you, please see below:

Self-Employment Declaration Form: If you receive income from a job or business and you DO NOT have an employer who pays payroll taxes for you, you are self-employed. Some common self-employment examples are; childcare provider, contractor, uber/lyft driver and independent hair stylist. Click on the Self-Employment Declaration Form link to complete this form and we will need your most recent tax return.

PDF iconSelf-Employment Declaration Form

PDF iconFormulario de declaración de trabajo por cuenta propia

Employer Cash Form: If your employer pays you cash or personal check or if you have customers that pays you with cash, please click on the Employee Verification Form link to complete this form and attach your most recent income tax return (if applicable).

PDF iconEmployee Verification Form 

PDF iconFormulario de verificación de empleo

Self-Declaration for Parents/Guardians with Non-Working Income: Use this form if you DO NOT have a job outside of home OR IF YOU ARE LIVING ON SAVINGS. Use sections A if you are non-working spouse (and are NOT receiving EDD) and you live with family who support you financially. Use section B if you are living out on savings. Click on the Self Non-Working link to complete this form.

PDF iconSelf Non-Working

PDF iconFormulario de desempleo-trabajo autónomo

STEP 3: Complete the packet after receiving a call from preschool office.

If you were notified by preschool office that your family qualifies for the program, please complete the registration packet. Either email it to or drop it off in our mailbox located in the CVESD Preschool Office at 84 E J Street, Chula Vista 91910 (our office is located behind the main building).

PDF iconPreschool Packet

PDF iconPaquete de Preescolar

What happens next?

Once we receive your packet, the preschool office will contact you within two weeks to complete the registration process.

For more information:

Visit our website at or call our office at (619)425-2362

Priority placement is given to students deemed At-Risk/Recipients of Child Protective Services and then to student who will enter kindergarten the following school year. Applications will be processed, and placements will be assigned based on rank assignments and space availability. Approved families will be contacted to complete full registration.

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