programs

Balboa Children’s Center

Preschool Daily Schedule

6:30-7:15 Preschool begins: greetings and small group table activities
7:15-7:45 Free structured play as a group
 7:45- 8:30 Outside play
8:30-9:00 Breakfast
9:00-9:30 Circle time
9:30- 10:00 Center rotations (Spanish, science, writing, math)
10:00-10:15 Wash hands and morning snack
10:15-11:00 Outside play
11:00-11:30 Art
11:30- 12:00 Campus walk
12:00-12:30 Clean up and lunch
12:30-12:45 Wash hands, bathroom and quiet reading time
12:45- 2:45 Nap time/quiet time
2:45-3:00 Wake up time
3:00-3:15 Afternoon snack
3:15-3:45 Small group activities
3:45-4:15 Group game outside
4:15-4:45 Open centers
4:45-5:00 Clean-up/Preschool ends

General Information

  • Children ages 2-5 years old
  • The infant room at our Balboa Children’s Center will no longer be offered this fall. If you are interested in information regarding the preschool room at Balboa or another preschool location, please contact SAY Preschool Program Director Melanie Gelinas by email or phone at 858.565.4148 x235.
  • Licensing number: 376700883
  • Enrollment questions: contact SAY Preschool Program Director Melanie Gelinas by email or phone at 858.565.4148 x235 or fill out the Reservation Inquiry Form below.

Other Important Resources             

Fee Schedule & Reservation Inquiry Form

Please complete the form below to be placed on the waitlist. You will be notified by email if or when an opening becomes available.

Monthly Tuition Preschool
5 Day $786
3 Days as space is available $516
2 Days  as space is available $352

Tuition is subject to change. The center follows SDUSD year round calendar. The tuition does not include school holidays or vacations.

Tuition includes:

  • AM and PM snack (children bring lunch from home)  (Peanut and Tree nut free classrooms)
  • Potty training
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.