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Keppel Preschool Programs

Preschool is now open for in-person learning at Alpine*, Antelope, Lake Los Angeles, and Pearblossom for children ages 3 to 5 years old.

*Special Education Preschool- "The Little Wonders Program" is exclusively offered at Alpine Elementary School


AM Cohort

8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

PM Cohort

12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.


Children 3 and 4 years of age may be eligible for Part-day preschool if:

Children who have their 3rd birthday on or before December 1 of the fiscal year they are being served. Children who have their 4th birthday on or before December 1 of the school year may also apply for the program.

Eligibility is based on either, child or family eligibility.

Parent’s must provide documentation of eligibility in 1 or more of these categories:

  • At-risk of abuse, neglect or exploitation

  • Child protective services

Family Eligibility

  • Current aid recipient

  • Homeless

  • Income Eligible

  • Reside within approved FRPM (free-reduced meal program) elementary school boundary (CSPP 4 year old only)

  • Over-Income family with exceptional needs


Once a family establishes eligibility, they will remain eligibility for 12- 24 months. All eligible families will be contacted as enrollment begins or openings occur.

  • Children receiving Child protective services through the county welfare department may receive development services if referred by a county child welfare services worker.

  • Children at-risk of abuse, neglect, or exploitation, & referred from a legally qualified professional in a legal, medical, or social services agency, a local educational agency liaison for homeless children & youths, a Head Start program, or an emergency shelter may receive child care & development services.


There is no cost for our Preschool Program for those eligible to enroll. This valuable quality program is funded by the California Department of Education. When an opening is available, staff access the waiting list and contact families based on the following program admission priorities:


Enrollment Priorities for 5% of funded enrollment: 5% of CSPP funded enrollment is reserved for Children with Exceptional Needs. To extent possible, enroll in income ranking order. If 2 or more families have the same ranking, enroll the family with earliest application date first.

Note: Only child in family who has exceptional needs may be enrolled under this eligibility criteria ENROLLMENT PRIORITIES FOR 95% OF FUNDED ENROLLMENT:

First: Child is recipient of Child Protective Services or At-Risk of being neglected, abused or exploited

Second: Child with exceptional needs from income eligible family (Enroll in income ranking order)

Third: Eligible 4 year old not enrolled in Transitional Kindergarten. Within each income ranking prioritize as follows: • Exceptional needs child • Earliest application date

Fourth: Eligible 3 year old. Within each income ranking prioritize as follows: • Exceptional needs child • Earliest application date

Fifth: Family income is not more than 15% above income threshold. Prioritize as follows: (limited to 10% of funded enrollment) • Exceptional needs child • 4 year old child • 3 year old child

Sixth: Approved CSPP site operating within attendance boundaries of a qualified Free or Reduced Price Meals school, 4 year old child may be enrolled without establishing eligibility Note: To extent possible, enroll in income ranking order

Seventh: tested government programs: Families who have a member of its household who is certified to receive benefits from Medi-Cal, CalFresh, the California Food Assistance Program, the California Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children, the federal Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations, Head Start, Early Head Start, or any other designated means-tested government program, as determined by the department, will be categorically eligible. The CDE has determined that CalWORKs is a means-tested government program that families can use also under this provision to get categorical eligibility

Eighth: Children enrolling to provide expanded learning & care to transitional kindergarten or kindergarten pupils may be enrolled in a wraparound setting if family meets eligibility criteria


  1. Birth Certificate (for every child under the age of 18 living in the home)

  2. Immunization records

  3. Proof of residence (utility bill, government letter…etc.)

  4. Income Verification (see below for details)


  • 3 Polio

  • 4 DTaP

  • 3 Hep B

  • 1 Hib

  • 1 Vericella


The Keppel Union School District (KUSD) offers preschool to students from ages 3 to 4 years old who live within the boundaries of the KUSD and meet the required criteria, per the State of California.

A. Check or direct deposit - No more than 2 months’ back. Income verification will be conducted.

  • 2 Pay Stubs (If you get paid 2x/month)

  • 2 Pay stubs (If you get paid 1x/ month)

  • 4 pay stubs (if you get paid weekly)

    B. Cash – Self Declaration Statement and employer verification --> Click HERE for English --> AQUI para espanol

C. Self Employed - Statement of self-employment --> Click HERE for form

****Please refer to the information up top for details on family income eligibility.

For any questions or concerns about Preschool please contact Instructional Services at (661) 262- 1138

For any questions regarding Special Education Services and The Little Wonders Program please contact the Special Education Department at (661) 994- 0805