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Preschool Opportunity

Vista Unified School District hosts 10 part-day Preschools serving students 3 to 5 years old. These preschool programs are operated by Educational Enrichment Systems (EES), a non-profit agency that has provided early education programs to families throughout San Diego County since 1979. EES also operates four full-day year-round preschools in Vista.

These educational part-day and full-day quality preschool programs are free to families that meet income eligibility requirements as determined by the California Department of Education.

Part-day EES preschool locations at VUSD Elementary Schools:

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

Full-day, Year-Round EES preschool and early education and care centers in Vista:

  • Vista Innovation Early Education Center located on the campus of Vista Innovation Center on Olive Avenue. Proudly serving children ages 2 to 5 years old
  • David and Jillian Gilmour Early Education Campus located behind California Avenue School on Avenida de Benito Juarez. Proudly serving children ages 3 to 5 years old
  • Monte Vista Early Education Center: Located on the campus of Monte Vista Elementary School. Proudly serving children ages 2 to 5 years old 
  • Vista Early Learning Center: Located on the campus of Alta Vista High School. Proudly serving children infant to 5 years old

To enroll your child or for more information about EES preschool programs, please call  760-639-4175 or visit the EES website online at

Vista EES Preschool and Child Care Opportunities. Jan 2022.pdf

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Contact Us

If you are interested in enrolling your child at EES, or would like some more information please call (760) 639-4175 or visit our website at

Watch the video!

EES and VUSD: Successful preschool partnership

Additional Resources

San Diego for Every Child - In response to COVID-19, San Diego for Every Child provides financial support to families experiencing need and welcome donations to aid their efforts.

MyChildCare - Californians need safe and reliable childcare options during the coronavirus (COVID-19) response. MyChildCare provides an interactive map of qualified licensed childcare providers near you. The tool is available in English and Spanish.



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