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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

Now enrolling for the
2023-2024 school year!

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 registration flyer

Part Day State Preschool

  • Free preschool program (must meet eligibility requirements)
  • Program runs from August 21, 2023-June 7, 2024 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 3, 2023-June 28, 2024 
  • 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
Registration Office

BESST Center
2045 Meyer Place, Room 125
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
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
College Park, Killybrooke, Pomona, & Rea

Osiris Sosa de Martinez
Part Day State Preschool 
Office Assistant
Paularino, Sonora, Whittier & Wilson

Marcela Vega
Full Day State Preschool
Office Assistant
Pomona & Whittier