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Early Learning (Services for Children ages birth to 5)

Welcome to the Garvey School District Child Development Program! As a program we take pride in providing high-quality comprehensive services designed to instill a love for learning that allow for a successful educational experience and lasting success. Our staff work hard to make sure that our students are safe, healthy, happy and learning. The program implements an integrated collaborative approach, inclusive of education, health, nutrition, mental health, disability and family services that will offer each child many opportunities to grow and develop. Our ultimate goal is to ensure that each child have a smooth and successful transition into Kindergarten.

Mission Statement

We, the Garvey Child Development Program, in partnership with families, the School District, and the

community, strive to provide educational experiences and skills for self sufficiency to prepare young

children and their families to become socially competent and responsible citizens in a global society.

Early Head Start Services (serving children ages birth to three)- Enrolling Now!
Head Start Services- Enrolling Now!
State Preschool- Enrolling Now! 
Applications available on-line- Please see Enrollment Flyer for Access to application


During School Closure parents are recommended to use the attached resources (please visit the "parent involvement"section) to enrich developmentally appropriate activities that promote learning from home:

- A Parent's Guide to School Readiness (available in all languages)

- Learning Games (available by age range)


In addition, the following are recommended Educational Programming on television:

- PBS SoCal- Preschool-3rd grade, 5am-5pm (Visit the PBS SoCal TV Schedule)

- KLCS- Preschool-12th grade, 6am-6pm (Visit the KLCS TV Schedule)

- KPBS- Preschool-3rd grade, 6am-8am (Visit the KPBS TV Schedule)