State Preschool


Main Office
(209) 556 -1545
4295 Central Ave.
Ceres, CA 95307

Mary Lisa Gonzales

Assistant Director
Christine Cardoso

Office Manager
Cecilia Padilla

Quick Links:

Online AppApply Online
Online AppAplica En Línea


In-Person ApplicationApply In-Person
In-Person ApplicationAplicar en persona

Click To Receive an Appointment Time

Watch the Video Preschool Orientation Video
Watch the Video El video de orientación preescolar

Ceres State Preschool
Preschool Office Now Open

Click Here to Apply Now!

Click Here to Apply Now!

Steps To Apply in Person
If you are interested in applying please enter your contact information and a Preschool staff member will reach out to you as soon as possible. Click Here You can also make an appointment by calling: (209) 556-1545.
Please complete the application prior to your appointment. You can pick up a packet at our office located at: 4295 Central Ave. Ceres, CA 95307 or You can print the application by clicking these links:
Printer Icon Print English Application    
Printer Icon Imprima la solicitud en Español 

3 We are asking only one person come to the office at a time to apply (to ensure the safety of our families and staff during this unique time of social distancing).
Visitors are asked to wear a protective face mask. (Office staff will also be wearing face coverings for your protection). 

Look over all the application requirements and come prepared to submit the application. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.


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Preschool Application Requirements

Income Eligibility

State Preschool Eligibility

Admission Priorities

Ceres Preschool Times & Locations

8:00am to 11:15am 
Afternoon: 12:00pm to 3:15pm 

 Carroll Fowler Elementary -  
2611 Garrison St, Ceres, CA 95307
 Caswell Elementary -  1800 N Central Ave, Ceres, CA 95307
 Don Pedro Elementary -  2300 Don Pedro Rd, Ceres, CA 95307
 La Rosa Elementary -  2800 Eastgate Blvd, Ceres, CA 95307
 Lucas Elementary -  3500 Rose Ave, Ceres, CA 95307
Patricia Kay Beaver Elementary School 4927 Central Ave, Ceres, CA 95307
 Virginia Parks Elementary -  1021 Moffett Rd, Modesto, CA 95351
 Walter White Elementary -  2904 6th St, Ceres, CA 95307
  *Westport Elementary -  5218 S Carpenter Rd, Modesto, CA 95358
*Westport morning class is from 8:15am to 11:30am

Our office is located at: 4295 Central Ave. Ceres, CA, 95307
Office Hours: Monday - Friday | 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM

View the Handbook:
Handbook Handbook in English    Handbook Manual en Español

If you need immediate assistance please email Marisol at: 
or call (209) 556-1545

       There are no transportation services for the Preschool Program.
Ceres Preschool Classrooms