Early Childhood Programs

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Early Childhood Programs

RUSD Early Childhood offers PART DAY Head Start, State Preschool and Subsidized Preschool programs for children ages 3-5 years at 19 different sites across the district. We also offer a Spanish Preschool Program as well as Infant/Toddler care for RUSD students who have children.

*FREE to qualifying families based on income*

A Subsidized Partial Payment option is available to families over the State Income Ceilings 


                               Preschool is offered at these site locations:

                                                             Adams Elementary                           Jackson Elementary
                                  Beatty Elementary                           Jefferson Elementary
                                  Emerson Elementary                        Liberty Elementary
                                  EOC (Educational Options Center)      Longfellow Elementary
                                  Fremont Elementary                         Magnolia Elementary
                                  Harrison Elementary                         Madison Elementary
                                  Hawthorne Elementary                     Monroe Elementary 
                                  Highland Elementary                        Mt. View Elementary
                                  Highgrove Elementary                      Pachappa Elementary
                                              Sunshine Childhood Development Center

The Early Childhood Office can be reached at 951-352-8290

Physical Address (behind Ramona High School):
3995 Jefferson St
Riverside, CA 92504

Mailing Address:
7675 Magnolia Ave
Riverside, CA 92504

For more information please call  (951) 352-8290 

                  Now Enrolling for 22-23 School Year

How to Apply:

1. Fill out and submit PRESCHOOL APPLICATION located at the bottom of the web page.

2. Staff will be in contact to set an eligibility appointment.

3. Parent or Guardian will bring ALL required documents for eligibility and enrollment during appointment. Please see the list of documents located at the bottom of the web page. Failure to bring all required documents will delay enrollment.


Lincoln Early Impact Program

Early Head Start Infant and Toddler Program
6 weeks - 2 years

Our Early impact program is high quality early childhood education for infants and toddler FREE of charge for teen parents, expecting parents, and community members who meet program requirements.

4341 Victoria Ave
Riverside, CA 92507
(951) 788-7371 ext. 67014


Trisha Tran

Patricia (Trisha) Tran
Early Childhood Programs

[email protected]
Ext: 41605

Luz Romero

Luz Romero
Early Childhood Services Specialist
[email protected]
Ext: 65304

Patricia Lopez

Patricia Lopez

Family Services Supervisor
[email protected]
Ext: 65311

Amparo Sosa

Amparo Sosa

Family Services Supervisor
[email protected]
Ext: 65308

Early Childhood Support Staff Directory


Please submit the Preschool Application by email to Kelli Waters [email protected], drop at our Early Childhood Office location, or any elementary school office.