Preschool Information

  • Paso Robles Joint Unified School District has several preschool options available for your child.  Please click on any of the links to the left to explore those options.


    Early Learning Academy - The Early Learning Academy provides a kinder-readiness program through a play-based curriculum based on the CA Department of Education's Preschool Learning Foundations and Preschool Curriculum Framework. Students must be 3.5 years old and potty trained. Early Entry is considered based on space for 3 year olds and Transitional Kinder (TK) students for before or after TK care. The Early Learning Academy follows the PRJUSD Academic Calendar, and is at both Winifred Pifer and the Arts Academy at Bauer Speck.


    Little PEPers-  The Little PEP(Preschool Education Program)ers classes  focus on speech, language, gross motor, fine motor, social and pre-academic skills.


    Bearkitten Preschool - Bearkiten Preschool is a lab preschool at Paso Robles High School staffed by students enrolled in Child Development and Education Pathways offered to children from the community.  Paso Robles Joint Unified School District employees receive priority on our waiting list as well as alumni and children enrolled in the school district Little PEPers program.  The preschool is offered Monday, Tuesday, and Fridays half day.

  • Enroll now for 2020-2021 Early Learning Academy

    Locations at Winifred Pifer and Bauer Speck. Enroll today for next year; enroll early to avoid waitlist. Applications available online- see Early Learning Academy, Enrollment page. We serve children 3-5 for morning sessions, after TK care, and after preschool care. 

    We look forward to meeting you! 

    For quesitons, email Lauren Handley @

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