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Preschool Opportunity

Vista Unified School District hosts ten state funded part day preschool sites (ages 3-5) at:

  • Beaumont 
  • Bobier 
  • Casita Center 
  • Foothill Oak 
  • Grapevine 
  • Hannalei 
  • Maryland 
  • Mission Meadows 
  • Temple Heights
  • Vista Academy of the Performing Arts

‚ÄčThese preschool programs are operated by Educational Enrichment Systems (EES). EES also operates two full day preschools in Vista (ages 3-5); Vista Child Development Center (housed in the Vista Boys and Girls Club on West California Avenue) and the David and Jillian Early Education Campus (behind California Avenue School on Avenida de Benito Juarez). These educational part day and full day preschool programs are free to parents that meet income eligibility requirements as determined by the California Department of Education. To start enrolling your child or for more information about EES preschool programs.

Please call 760-639-4175 or visit the Educational Enrichment Systems’ website at www.educ-enrichment.org.



Preschool Directors Contact List



Maribel Baltadano

(760) 758-3101


Kerry Kocher

(760) 643-2476

Casita Center

Perla Cazares

(760) 724-4432

Foothill Oak

Marisa Jackson

(760) 643-2407


Britni  Torquato

(760) 630-3400


Zelma Veal

(760) 643-2412


Kate Testa

(760) 643-2674

Mission Meadows

Nancy Gallegos

(760) 631-0827

Temple Heights

Lindsay Tuchler 

(760) 643-2416


Anamaria Zamudio 

(760) 941-1106


Sara Hernandez, Program Director 760-752-1235


David and Jillian

Early Education Campus

Darlene Skidmore  

(760) 639-4170

Vista Child Development Center

Mary Smith 

(760) 726-2530