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Pre-School Program

The YWCA of Watsonville provides a free preschool program for the local community.

La Escuelita Pre-School Program

YWCA Preschool Program “La Escuelita”

YWCA Preschool is an early educational program licensed in 1995, known in the community as “La Escuelita” (little school).  We are currently operating at full capacity, serving 96 preschool children 225 days per school cycle. Providing morning and afternoon 3.5 hrs sessions.  Our program is structured according to the Quality Improvement Rating System and activities are guided by Pyramid Model developed by the Center on the Social and Emotional Foundation for Early Learning (CSEFEL). Our program continues to participate the “Race To the Top- Early Learning Challenge” (RTT-ELC) initiative which objective is to strengthen the quality of programs to reduce the educational gap in our community

118 2nd Street Watsonville, CA 95076 (831) 768-0900 or email angie@www.ywcawatsonville.org

Hours of Operation M – F: 8 am – 4:30 pm

Please call or email for information.

Funding Provided by

Funding from these sources helps our pre-school program become possible.

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