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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, 2023 
  • 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 - Thursday
8:00am - 1:00pm

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