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QRIS Star Rating 

All of our preschool classrooms have achieved a 4 or 5-star QRIS rating from the Orange County Department of Education. This rating reflects the highest quality for preschool programs. 

State Preschool Programs

2022-2023 Preschool Enrollment

Open to all Orange County residents!

*Registration is contingent upon eligibility requirements

Your child may be eligible to enroll in the State Preschool program
if he/she turns 3 before or on December 1
or when he/she turns 3 years of age. 

State Preschool Enrollment Flyer

Part Day State Preschool

  • Free preschool program (must meet eligibility requirements)
  • Program runs from August 22, 2021-June 9, 2023 and follows the school district calendar
  • Three hour program with am and pm sessions available
  • Free breakfast or lunch served daily
  • Offered at College Park, Killybrooke, Paularino, Pomona, Rea, Sonora, Whittier, and Wilson Elementary

Please call Georgina or Osiris at (949) 515-6716 to register for the
Part Day State Preschool program.

Full Day State Preschool

  • Free preschool program (must meet eligibility requirements)
  • Program runs from July 1, 2022-June 30, 2022 
  • Full day program 8:00 am - 2:45 pm
  • Free breakfast and lunch served daily
  • Offered at Pomona and Whittier Elementary

Please call Marcela at (949) 515-6716 to register for the
Full Day State Preschool program.

Contact Us

State Preschool Office
BESST Center 

2045 Meyer Place, Room 125
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
(949) 515-6716
Office Hours*
Monday - Friday
8:00 - 11:30am & 1:00-3:30pm
(closed for lunch)
*Time subject to change

Georgina Melgoza
Part Day State Preschool
Office Assistant

Osiris Sosa de Martinez
Part Day State Preschool
Office Assistant

Marcela Vega
Full Day State Preschool
Office Assistant
Pomona & Whittier