Preschool Offerings

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ECLC Preschool Offerings


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General Education Preschool

3 Hours a day, Monday-Friday

Morning Class: 8:00-11:00 AM 

Afternoon Class: 11:45AM-2:45PM


$120 Non-refundable Registration Fee *

$65.00 for siblings or returning students

Our preschool classrooms typically serve 21-24  3-4 year old toilet trained students. Primary learning reflects a balance of teacher directed and student directed learning experiences. The California Preschool Learning Foundations and Curriculum Framework provide the basis for all classroom learning. Adult to child ratio does not exceed 1:8.

2021-2022 NOTE: ECLC will be offering in-person instruction in a non-overlapping AM/PM model for 3 hours daily. 


*No charges for income qualifying families based on the California State Preschool Program regulations.



Stepping Stones for Learning

Tuesday and Thursday

2 hours and 15 minutes

8:30AM-10:45AM  for ages 30-42 months by Sept. 1


11:30AM-1:45PM for ages 42-52 months by Sept. 1

Stepping Stones provides a 2 day a week introduction to preschool for our youngest toilet trained learners (30- 42 months) with a focus on the development of social skills, language, learner independence, and the skills necessary for active school participation. Our PM class provides an opportunity for preschoolers (42-52 months) to participate in bi-weekly preschool program. The California Preschool Learning Foundations and Curriculum Framework provide the basis for all learning in the classroom. Children will participate in teacher facilitated developmentally appropriate, whole and small group activities based on children's strengths and interests.

Learning Link



Learning Link is a Virtual, interactive opportunity for parents and their children ages 0-5. Activities will be available for you and your child to do together. Our team of professionals will be available to answer questions regarding parenting, cognitive/academic, and social/emotional development. Community resources and referrals are available.

Parent Education

In Person and Virtual

See Parent Ed & Information for classes, dates and times.

Parent education classes are offered on a variety of child development  topics for young children. See handout for classes, dates, and times.

Our first day of school will be Thursday, August 19, 2021.

Please call the front office for availability!


For General Education Preschool: 

  1. There is a non-refundable registration fee of $120.00 for General Education Preschool/ $30 for Stepping Stones for Learning due upon submission of a completed enrollment packet. For siblings or returning students the non-refundable registration fee is $65.00. 
  2. Tuition payments are based on a daily rate of $40.00 for General Education Preschool/ $30.00 for Stepping Stones for Learning multiplied by the number of school days annually, distributed between 10 equal payments.
  3. No refunds or credits given if a child is absent, ill, on vacation or due to an emergency school closure.
  4. Notification of withdrawal from the program must be prior to the tuition due date.  Tuition dues are non-refundable if notice is given after tuition due date.
  5. There will be an additional $25.00 late charge if the payment is received after the due date.  All services will be terminated immediately if payment is not received within seven days of the due date
  6. Payments can be made by cash, check, money order, credit card, or online via  If paying by credit card or debit card there is a 3.95% service fee.  Checks are payable to Irvine Unified School District; write your child’s name and room number on the check.  If a check has been returned for insufficient funds or a closed account, checks will no longer be accepted and a $25.00 fee assessed. Thereafter, cash, money orders or certified checks will be required.


Tuition Due Dates

Payment for Tuition

General Education Preschool  

+$25.00 late fee after due date

Payment for Tuition

Stepping Stones for Learning

+$25.00 late fee after due date

1st of the Month





More ECLC Information

  • To download the Preschool Offerings document click here
  • To learn more about Parent Education click here
  • To view Parent Education Series click here
  • To see the General ECLC Calendar click here
  • For additional resources and information about ECLC click here
  • To Enroll click here