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    Welcome to Pasadena Unified School District's
    Early Childhood Education Programs

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    Pasadena Unified School District is now enrolling children 3 to 5 years of age for preschool. Children must be 3 years old by September 1st of the enrolling year. Our department is dedicated in offering High-Quality Child Development Programs by providing a safe and nurturing environment. Children will develop in the following areas:

    Physical · Social · Emotional · STEAM Curriculum
    Linguistic · Cognitive · Creative Curriculum

    Our Half Day Preschools include:
    Altadena · Hamilton · Jackson · Jefferson
    Longfellow · Madison · Sierra Madre
    Washington · Webster · Willard

    Full Day Preschools:
    Jefferson CC
    Longfellow CC
    Washington CC
    Willard CC

     Dual Language Immersion Classes:
    Field (Mandarin Chinese)
    Spanish: Jackson (PM), Jefferson (AM) & San Rafael

    *NEW*Altadena French Language Arts Program 





    Help us know what kind of program will fit your family needs. 

    Dejenos saber que clase de programa le ayudara para las necesidades de su familia. 

    Click here for Engligh 2019-2020 Cleveland Preschool Survey

    Haga click aqui para la encuesta en espanol 




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Contact Information

  • Early Childhood Education Department

    2046 N. Allen Avenue
    Altadena, California 91001

     Begining June 24th 2019 

    ECE Department will be located at: 

    Cleveland Elementary

    524 Palisade St. 

    Pasadena 91103


    626-396-5762 Ext: 10070
    FAX: 626-798-7738

    Email Us: earlychildeducation@pusd.us

    We are located in bungalows 1, 2, 3, and 4 next to the Special Education Dept. Please use north driveway.

    Begining June 24, 2019 the Early Childhood Education offices will be located through the main entrance at Cleveland Elementary. 

Early Childhood Education and Extended Learning Programs

  • Our department is dedicated to offering high quality Child Development Programs by providing a safe and nurturing environment that promotes the physical, social, emotional, creative, linguistic, and cognitive development of each child through developmentally and culturally appropriate practices while responding to the needs of the child and his or her family.

    The Child Development Department of the Pasadena Unified School District serves children ages 3 through 11. Our program offers Full Day Preschool, Part Day Preschool and Before and After School Care for families who may qualify for State subsidized funding.

    Children ages 3 to 5 years can receive services from our 12 different school locations or 4 children centers across the District. To enroll in a preschool program, children must be 3 years  September 1st of the enrolling school year. 

    Children in kindergarten-5th grade can enroll in our Before and After school Care programs offered at Jefferson and Longfellow Children’s Centers.

    Care is also available for School Age children during Spring, Winter and Summer break.

    Families who are not income eligible may also be able to obtain services for a low monthly fee rate. Please call the Early Childhood Education Office at 626.396.5762 for additional information.


    * Preschool does not guarantee placement in the Elementary School for Kindergarten. It is the parents' responsibility to follow the district procedure for the school application process.