Family must reside in identified Lodi Unified School District attendance areas. California State Preschool Programs (CSSP) and Head Start eligibility is based on income and family size.
The State Preschool Program is offered three hours a day. The Head Start Program offers the option of a three-and-one-half-hour day or a six-hour day. These district operated preschools are offered five days a week and follow the Modified Traditional school calendar.
There is a strong focus on family and parental involvement. There is also a home visiting component in both programs. Preschool is offered on 14 Lodi Unified School District school campuses. All classrooms are licensed by the Department of Social Services.