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Online re-enrollment will open on July 22, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. Please watch your email the week of July 15, 2019 for details and instructions for getting your personal PIN and password

You must complete online re-enrollment each year for each student by logging into the Parent Portal.
We have worked hard to improve and update the process to make it simpler and more straightforward for you.

Have Questions / Need Assistance?
Please Review our Online Re-Enrollment FAQ in English and Spanish.
If you need assistance with completing your online re-enrollment, or do not have computer or internet access, there will be several options:

  • Stop by the DJUSD Technology Department (M-F 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.) and use a Chromebook to complete your Online Re-Enrollment or get your PIN/password (please bring a photo ID, medical and insurance information). The DJUSD Technology Department is located at 526 B Street in Davis.
  • Attend one of the following events and get help in English/Spanish (please bring a photo ID, medical and insurance information): 
    • Marguerite Montgomery Library: July 23, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
    • DSHS Library: July 25, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
    • Harper Library: August 1, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
    • Marguerite Montgomery Library: August 6, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. 
  • Call the Online Re-Enrollment HELP DESK at (530) 757-5300 x117 during business hours this summer, or your school office after August 15, 2019.

For more information, visit the Online Re-Enrollment website or call the help desk at (530) 757-5300 x117. 



Starting June 17, 2019 through August 16, 2019, all children under the age of 18 eat for free at the following sites:

3100 5th Street – Lunch from 12:30 to 1:00 p.m.

Heather Glen
2324 Shasta Drive – Lunch from 12:30 to 1:00 p.m.

Solano Park Circle
2500 Solano Park Circle – Lunch from 12:30 to 1:00 p.m.

Montgomery Elementary 
1441 Danbury Drive

Breakfast from 8:00 to 10:15 a.m.
Lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Come and join us for a free meal. All the sites listed are open to any child under the age of 18. At some of these sites, lunch may be accompanied with an activity.

A partir del 17 de junio hasta el 16 de agosto de 2019 Todos los niños menores de 18 años comen gratis en los siguientes sitios:

Windmere – 3100 5th Street, Davis – Almuerzo de 12:30 p. m. a 1:00 p. m.

Heather Glen – 2324 Shasta Drive Davis – Almuerzo de 12:30 p. m. a 1:00 p. m.

Solano Park Circle – 2500 Solano Park Circle Davis – Almuerzo de 12:30 p. m. a 1:00 p. m.

Del 17 de junio al 16 de agosto de 2019
Escuela Primaria Montgomery

1441 Danbury Drive, Davis 

Desayuno de 8:00 a. m. a 10:15 a. m.
Almuerzo de 11:30 a. m. a 1:00 p. m.

Ven y únete a nosotros para almorzar gratis. Todos los sitios mencionados están abiertos para cualquier menor de 18 años. En algunos de estos sitios, el almuerzo puede estar acompañado de alguna actividad.


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DJUSD Children's Center is now accepting applications for state preschool and fee based programs for the 2018-2019 school year.   If you have any questions regarding our programs please call 530-757-5340 ext 102 or stop by the office located at 1400 E 8th st Davis CA. 


If your child is turning 5 before September 1st 2018 they are eligible for kindergarten, if they turn 5 between September 2nd 2018 and December 1st 2018 they are eligible for TK. If they turn 5 after December 2nd 2017 they are eligible for preschool for the 2018-2019 school year. 

Director's Corner

WELCOME to our DJUSD Preschool Family!


We are thrilled that you have chosen our preschool program for your child! We know it is an important step in your life as well as your child’s life to find a preschool that makes you feel comfortable – one that is warm, loving, nurturing, safe and educational. We look forward to partnering with you in the beginning stages of your child’s education.  I have confidence that every staff member on this campus will do everything they can to make this transition an easy and enjoyable one for you and your child.  Preschool is an exciting time filled with wonder and exploration.  Here at DJUSD, our preschool programs are committed to providing a quality, developmentally appropriate learning experience for each child.  Our staff is highly qualified and bring years of experience to the classroom.  Each day will be filled with fun and exciting opportunities to help your child grow.  I look forward to all that we will accomplish this year as we work together in building a foundation for your child’s future.

As the Director of the Children’s Center, here are my goals:

  1. To build positive relationships with staff and families
  2. To build partnerships with the community
  3. To build and implement a strong recruitment system

I would like you to know that I have an open door policy.  If you have any questions, comments or concerns, please do not hesitate to stop by my office located in the administrative office or to contact me at my direct line at (530)757-5340.  Again, I am looking forward to the positive partnerships we will all build!  Thank you so much for your time and for choosing DJUSD Children's Center!



Jenna Gonzalez

Director of Children’s Center


Children learn best through hands-on activities and experiences.  It is important that children be allowed to explore their environment.  Learning is not just following what others do; it is successfully doing it yourself.  This requires active thinking and experimenting to find out how things work and to learn first hand about the world we live in.  For children to learn, the activity must have meaning for the child.  Young children learn best in a child-initiated and child-centered environment.  Within this classroom we will incorporate the developmental appropriate principles and practices that support these philosophies and were established by the Department of Education, Child Development Division (Title 5).

Program Types


State Preschool Fee-Based Preschool

Offers subsidized preschool to children based on criteria established by

California Department of Education

Offers Preschool to children who pay a monthly tuition



Child Development Programs incorporate research based developmentally appropriate curriculum and frameworks to meet the need of every child enrolled in the program. Our  program puts an emphasis on project work. Projects are based on the interests of the children. For this reason, the subject of study will vary from classroom to classroom.


Anti-bias Curriculum: The focus of anti-bias curriculum is to create an environment in which we can celebrate the differences found in our classrooms. Our curriculum is designed to challenge biases and stereotypes that children encounter in their everyday lives.


Every child in our classroom is viewed as a unique individual.

The core components of our curriculum areas are aligned with the California Department of Education Child Development Desired Results for Families and Children (DRDP):

  • Helping each child develop a positive sense of self (self-esteem)
  • Fostering initiative; helping children to become inquisitive learners
  • Guiding social development; we help children develop the idea that school is a positive environment.  Children learn that they can make friends and be part of a group.
  • Fostering internal control within children; we will be emphasizing social values in our classroom.
  • Guiding emotional development

Environment is a large part of children’s learning.  Every session will have table toys for learning, a detailed schedule, and the following core components:

  • Outside area: Large motor skills & social skills developed through running, climbing, balancing, and organized games.
  • Art area: Creativity is fostered through using all sorts of materials. Fine motor skills, visual perception, and social skills are developed in the art area.
  • Reading area: Literacy and language arts are developed by reading. Illustrated stories are developed dictation.
  • Dramatic Play area:  Children practice verbal and social skills through imitation and play
  • Block area:  Children discover spatial relationships, size, shape,  balance and practice problem solving and decision making
  • Science area:  Children observe and experience science
  • Manipulative area: Manipulatives encourage hand-eye, fine motor control, size, shape, and relationship properties.

These areas stimulate the child’s natural curiosity.  The environment will be arranged so that optimal learning can occur.

Jenna Gonzalez

Director of the Children's Center


(530)757-5340 ext 104


Angie De Leon

Administrative Secretary


(530)757-5340 ext 102


DJUSD Preschool Office

1400 E. 8th Street

Davis, CA 95616


Our DJUSD Preschool Programs are staffed with a teacher and a paraeducator. All of our teachers are required to be certificated by California Commission on Teacher Credentialing and hold a Child Development permit of one of the following:


  • Child Development Associate Teacher Permit
  • Child Development Teacher Permit
  • Child Development Master Teacher Permit
  • Child Development Site Supervisor Permit
  • Child Development Program Director Permit

All staff meets the state of California licensing requirements.

Why choose to send your child to preschool?