Preschool Registration Process for New Families

First: Contact Us! Let us know you are interested and we will schedule a tour.

Second: Tour the school, ask questions, get lots of great information about our school philosophy and  parent involvement program.

Third: Decide you want to apply! Fill out a registration form.

Fourth: Get considered for immediate enrollment if there is availability or, get placed on our waiting list.

Waiting List Procedures

Families are placed on the waiting list based on the date that they first contacted the preschool and will be offered a spot based on that order.

Application Fee

An application fee, the amount of which is set annually, is charged at the time of placement on a waiting list.

Co-Op and Non Co-Op Space Availability

Prospective families must indicate whether or not they wish to co‑op on the registration form when they apply for admission. Non‑co-op assignments are made on a space-available basis.

Registration Priority

1. Returning students

2. Siblings of returning students.

3. Families who receive Alternative Payment Programs (AP)

4. Everyone else!

SDCP’s nondiscriminatory policy

SDCP San Diego, a.k.a. the San Diego Cooperative Preschool, admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other school-administered programs.

We thank you so much for your interest in our wonderful preschool!