Early Childhood Education

Message from the Director

Welcome to the MPUSD Preschool Program. Our program incorporates several facets in order to best meet the needs of families in our learning communities. This website contains information about our different programming options and will aid you in choosing the program that best meets your needs.

MPUSD is committed to providing enriching preschool programming and to supporting our families by delivering high quality learning experiences to children.

As the Director of Early Childhood Education and Family Support Services, I am committed to your child and your family. I look forward to meeting you and assisting in the learning experience of your child. We are here to work with you as partners at this amazing and exciting time in your child's life.

Tia Robinson
Coordinator of Elementary and Early Childhood Education
The district offers full-day and half-day preschool, and transitional kindergarten at every school site with an expanded age eligibility window (age 5 between September 2 and March 1).
  • Toddler: Age 2
  • Pre-School: Age 3
  • Transitional Kindergarten: Age 5 between September 2 - March 1
  • Kindergarten: Age 5 by September 1
Enroll your child now in MPUSD's Preschool Program Enroll your child now in MPUSD's preschool program
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MPUSD Fee-Based Preschool

This program is our fee-based preschool offered in Marina (3-year olds) and Seaside (2-year olds). Children turning age 2 or 3 on the day of enrollment can start immediately! Cost is $850 for community members and $590 for employees of the Monterey Peninsula Unified School District.


Marina Child Development Center
831 - 384 - 0255
Seaside Child Development Center 
831 - 392 - 3456

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