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                        Early Childhood Education Programs

Let the Journey Begin with Us

  •  Pasadena Unified School District is now enrolling children 3 to 5 years of age for preschool. Children must be 3 years old by December 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
     · Madison · Sierra Madre
    Washington · Webster · Willard

    Full Day Preschools:

     Jefferson CC, Longfellow CC, Washington CC, Willard CC, Cleveland CC 

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

    Cleveland Full Day 


    Altadena Introducation to French and the Arts Program 


    Cleveland Dual Language Children's Center

    - Spanish Full Day (Enrolling Now!!)

    - English Full Day (Enrolling Now!!) 

    - Mandarin Full Day/Half Day (Coming Soon!)

    - Armenian Full Day/Half Day (Coming Soon!)




Contact Information

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    Early Childhood Education Department

    Cleveland Elementary

    524 Palisade St.

    Pasadena, 91103 

    Cleveland Elementary Google Map

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

    Email Us: earlychildeducation@pusd.us

    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.