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California  State Preschool Program

Growing Minds operates five child development centers in four communities of North San Diego County. Our child development program prepares 2-5 year old children from over 400 low to middle income families for entry into the formal education system. Using a child centered, play based curriculum, children enrolled in our programs strengthen skills that will help them succeed in kindergarten and beyond.

Our Programs

Full-Day and Part-Day Programs 

8 Students to 1 Teacher Ratio

Breakfast, Lunch and PM Snack

Educational Program Component  

The educational program shall include activities that meet the cultural and individual developmental needs of every child. Curriculum and assessments are developed using the California Preschool Learning Foundations.  The Preschool Learning Foundations outline key knowledge and skills that most children can achieve when provided with the kinds of interactions, instruction and environments shown by research to promote learning and development. The educational activities shall help each child develop:


• A Positive Self Image

• Socialization Skills

• Physical Growth and Development

• Problem Solving Skills, Nature, Math and Science

• Literacy, Language, and Communication Skills

• Enrichment activities such as Music, the Arts and Visual and Performing Arts

Our Admissions

We've made it as easy as possible for busy parents to enroll their children in our Child Development Center Programs... Just 3-easy steps.
Got Questions? 
Call us at 760-471-5483 or CLICK HERE to email us.


Download or complete  the Admission Inquiry Form


A Family Support Specialist will contact you to discuss need and eligibility.


Bring the completed forms, valid documents and your child to our child development centers

Income Eligibility

Find out whether your family meets the income eligibility requirements so you can enroll your child in one of our 5 child development centers.

Our Locations

We offer 5 child development center locations throughout Northern San Diego County.  Click on one of our 5 child development center locations below to get address, maps and directions to the child development center nearest you.​


1805 S Escondido Blvd

Escondido CA 92025

Ph: 760-745-1302

Fax: 760-745-1318


1317 Oak Hill Drive

Escondido CA 92027

Ph: 760-739-9195

Fax: 760-739-1735

West Mission

715 West Mission Ave

Suite A

Escondido CA 92025

Ph: 442-277-4458

Fax: 442-999-5339

North Fig

950 N Fig Street

Escondido CA 92026

Ph: 760-317-9021

Fax: 760-233-4547


709 San Diego Street

Oceanside CA 92058

Ph: 760-757-1931

Fax: 760-757-4788

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