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The MPC ECE Lab School operates under the auspices of MPC Student Services, and is licensed  by the Department of Social Services for 96 children. The preschool performs a dual purpose for the campus community; high quality child care for students, staff, faculty & community families, and an outstanding laboratory training experience for Early Childhood Education Majors. The staff of the Early Childhood Education Lab School are credentialed professionals. The staff consists of; Lab Mentors, Educational Assistants (teachers), Early Childhood Education Lab Students (student teachers), MPC Student Assistants, and Parent Volunteers.

Who’s Eligible?

Children who are 3 on or before September 1 st of the current fiscal year (July 1st - June 30th) through children who are 5. Your child must be in good health, and up to date on all immunization requirements. (Please see Immunization link for more information)


We offer financial assistance to qualifying families through the State of California’s Subsidized Program. If you are a low income family this can be a great benefit for you. Based on your income you could have a monthly fee ranging from $0 - $578 based upon on your income and family size. Please contact Danielle, to see if you qualify. She will request you bring in proof of a month’s worth of your most recent income along with the completed application.

We also offer a limited number of private enrollments. The daily cost is $45, and includes; breakfast, lunch and snacks. You are entitled to our hours open to close, with a latest drop of time of 9am..

The Child Development Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, limited English proficiency, national origin, or handicap.