Information

Services are available to:

  • Children of Palomar College Students
  • Children of Palomar College Faculty and Staff
  • Children of Community Families

NOW ACCEPTING WAITING LIST APPLICATIONS FOR Summer and Fall 2014.

For all families, submitting an application places your child or children on the waiting list.

INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE PROCESSED


SAN MARCOS CENTER ENROLLS CHILDREN WHO ARE 18 MONTHS OLD THROUGH KINDERGARTEN.   A KINDERGARTEN PROGRAM IS NOW AVAILABLE AT THE SAN MARCOS CAMPUS.

Half day enrollment is only for children who are three and one-half to five years old. All other age groups are full days only.

SUMMER & FALL ENROLLMENT OPENINGS AVAILABLE FOR CHILDREN 18 MONTHS THROUGH KINDERGARTEN.

Current rates for children under three years old are $63.00 for a full day. Full day rates for children 3-5 years old are $46 per full day. Half day rates for children 3 1/2 – 5 years old are $34 per half day. Half day hours end at 12:20pm.

 SPECIAL RATE

Children under three years old 8 to 1 ratio fees are $46 for full day only. Please call for details (restrictions apply). 760-744-1150 Ext. 2575

For Palomar College students who seek subsidized child care at the San Marcos Center: Parent must be in school/working and there is no adult at home who could take care of your child.

San Marcos Campus
1140 West Mission Road
San Marcos, CA 92069
(760) 744-1150 Ext. 2575


ESCONDIDO CENTER OFFERS ONLY 3 HOUR PROGRAMS AND ENROLLS CHILDREN WHO ARE 3 1/2 TO 5 YEARS OLD. ONLY FAMILIES WHO ARE INCOME ELIGIBLE ARE ENROLLED AT THE ESCONDIDO CENTER. PRIORITY GIVEN TO CHILDREN WHO WILL BE 4 BY DEC. 2 AND TOILET TRAINED.

MORNING SESSION – 8:15- 11:30AM OR

AFTERNOON PROGRAMS : 12:45-4 PM OR 1-4:15 PM.

Eligible children are ranked based on family size and adjusted income with the lowest per capita income admitted first.

Escondido Campus
1951 E. Valley Parkway
Escondido, CA 92027
(760) 744-1150 Ext. 8155


The Center is operated on a non-discriminatory basis, giving equal treatment and access to services, without regard to race, creed, color, sex, religion, national origin or ancestry.

The Center policy states, “Program services and activities for enrolled families shall refrain from religious instruction, worship or practices.”

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Palomar Community College District Child Development Center welcomes the enrollment of children with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodation whenever possible to aid access to and participation in services programs, facilities, and activities.