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Children's Center Preschool Los Altos, California
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Thank you for considering the Children's Center Preschool. Review the information below and please contact us with any questions by phone (650-941-5411) or email (

We are arranging tours for prospective families to learn about our preschool, by calling 650-941-5411. We have also created this video tour for you to enjoy.

Registration 2024–2025

CURRENTLY ENROLLED FAMILIES may submit an application beginning November 2, 2023. The Application Fee and Registration Payment are required to secure the child's space and are non-refundable/non-transferable. The Application Fee is waived for LAUMC members.

PUBLIC REGISTRATION: All remaining spaces are available for public registration beginning November 9, 2023. The Application Fee and Registration Payment are required to secure the child’s space and are non-refundable/non-transferable. Registration will remain open and ongoing until all spaces have been filled.

If your child is unable to enroll due to lack of space, he/she will be placed on the WAIT LIST. A completed application and the $125 application fee are required for the Wait List. Applicants who are on the Wait List will have priority for the next year's admission.

Registration 2023–2024

There are currently openings in some of our 2023–24 classes. Please contact us by phone (650-941-5411) or email ( to inquire about openings.

TO ENROLL, please submit:

1. Completed application2024–2025 Application  |  2023–2024 Application

2. $125 Application Fee – The application fee is waived for Los Altos United Methodist Church members.

3. Registration Deposit2024–2025 Payment schedule  |  2023–2024 Payment schedule

4. Register with “Blackbaud Tuition Management” our financial platform (Blackbaud instructions and FAQ)

PLEASE NOTE: All registrations are first come, first served. Classes are contingent upon sufficient enrollment.

Refund Policy

Registration deposits and application fees are nonrefundable and nontransferable. Tuition is refundable in case of withdrawal, with 30 days’ notice in writing and up until May 1st, for the school year your child is registered. Tuition will be pro-rated and will be charged for that period, regardless of attendance. In the case of a school wide shut down, due to property damage, a public health emergency, or a natural disaster, tuition is not refundable or transferable.

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