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Medications: It is recommended that medication is administered at home, as the Preschool Academy is a part-day program.  In the case that your child needs to maintain emergency medication in the Preschool Academy Program, we must have the written request of the parent and written order by the child’s physician. 

Preschool Academy

Available locations: Eader Elementary, Peterson Elementary, Perry Campus

An engaging learning environment designed for independently toilet trained 3 to 5-year-olds to support the development of the “whole child”. Emergent curriculum aligned with the California Preschool Foundations and Common Core Standards that adapt to the interests of children. The Preschool Academy Program is creative, child-centered, and encourages exploration in science, mathematics, art, music, and literacy. Designed to flow directly into the kindergarten curriculum allowing for ease of transition to the elementary school program.

We welcome children who live in or beyond Huntington Beach. Transportation is the responsibility of the parents/guardians.

Experienced, highly qualified, and licensed Early Childhood Instructors (1 instructor: 12 children ratio, maximum 24 children).

2021-2022 Preschool Academy Handbook

Tuition

Days Time Rate*

M-F

9 am -1 pm

$665/mo
$6650/yr 

M, W, F

9 am - 1 pm

$460/mo
$4600/yr

T, Th

9 am - 1 pm

$330/mo
$3300/yr

*Plus $100 non-refundable, non-transferrable annual registration fee

  • Tuition is due on the 15th of each month for the following month
  • Tuition can be paid by check, cash, or online at MySchoolBucks with a credit card
  • Payments may be mailed to the District Office, in person at the Perry Campus, or the front office of your student's school 

Daily Schedule

Please find a sample, flexible schedule that allows you to see what a typical day might look like across the program below. The children enrolled in the Preschool Academy additionally have access to regularly scheduled library visits and music classes. 

  • First Hour: Circle Time/Stories - Small Groups - Literacy - Science – Art - Math
  • Second Hour: Snack – Music & Movement – Free Choice
  • Third Hour: *Lunch – Outside Play
  • Fourth Hour: Centers - Free Choice Art – Science - Writing

 *Children will bring their own lunches for tuition-based sessions

Food Services

The HBCSD Preschool Academy prides itself on preparing and serving snacks that are aligned with all new ​federal and state ​nutritional guidelines.  With childhood obesity and malnutrition both on the rise, it is more important than ever to ensure that we provide nutritionally dense, balanced, and appropriately portioned food for children.  We serve snacks on a daily basis and encourage families to choose and pack nutritionally balanced items for lunch. 

Snack Menu (Subject to change)

Day

Snack
Monday Smart cracker & sliced apple
Tuesday Cinamon Toast Cereal & Raisins
Wednesday String Cheese & Dried Apple
Thursday Heartzel & Orange Wedges
Friday Cheerios & banana 

 

Tips and resources toward supporting healthy choices at home:

Contact Us

Preschool Academy 
714-378-2033 
PreschoolAcademy@hbcsd.us

Mailing Address 
HBCSD Preschool Academy
8750 Dorsett Drive, Huntington Beach, CA 92646

Hours may vary, contact us to confirm office hours and location.

Enrollment

  1. New Enrollment: please contact Preschool Academy Office staff 
  2. Online registration form (linked below)
  3. Complete registration packet

All documents must be completed in order for your child to attend the Preschool Academy.  Packets are available for pick-up. Multiple language options are available below in most Licensing forms. Some documents will need to be completed in person due to required carbon copy. Call the office at (714) 378-2033 with questions and to set up an appointment to return your registration packet. 

A copy of all current immunizations and original birth certificate are required prior to attending the Preschool Academy.