Early Childhood Education Programs
California State Preschool Program
Dalton's half-day California State Preschool Program (CSPP) focuses on nurturing children’s social-emotional, intellectual, and creative development to prepare them for Transitional Kindergarten or Kindergarten. CSPP accepts children who turn 3 by December 1 of the current year or as soon as the child turns 3. AM & PM sections are available.
Transitional Kindergarten (TK) is a bridge between preschool and kindergarten. TK prepares students both academically and socially for kindergarten. Full-day program available. Must turn 5 between September 2 and February 2 of the current year
Kindergarten is a full-day program for children who turn five on or before September 1. Kindergarten has a developmentally-appropriate academic focus and is designed to facilitate the acquisition of knowledge and skills to set children on a path to becoming lifelong learners. Full-day program available. Must turn 5 by September 1 of the current year