Frequently Asked Questions

We accept children who are 2 years and 6 months old by the first attendance day and fully potty trained.

Of course it is important that the child is emotionally ready for preschool. Independence in meeting toileting needs is one indicator of readiness, the ability to separate from the primary caregiver is another indicator, and a key indicator is having the ability to express his or her needs.

Yes, our preschool calendar is generally based on the Glendale Unified School District’s school calendar. We are closed on many of the same days that the Glendale schools are closed.

You will need to pack a lunch for your child if he or she will be with us past noon. The preschool provides snacks in the morning and in the afternoon, so there is no need to pack snacks. We are a nut-free school, so we do ask that you do not send any food containing nuts or nut products.

Yes! We want to recognize every child and especially at their birth milestone. The celebration for the day takes place during the regular snack time and we invite parents to send in the snack for that day. Something special, like store bought cupcakes or cookies, milk or juice boxes and special birthday napkins go a long way in recognizing a child on their birthday.

Parents are welcome in the classroom anytime. We encourage parents to be involved in the school day, though it is not required. We do ask that visits be prearranged with the office. 

All students, staff, and parents wear masks while on campus. We do a temperature check on a daily basis. We offer weekly Covid testing on campus for students and staff. Parents are allowed to drop off their children in their classrooms. However, they have to follow Covid protocols. 

 The "Parent Hub" tab might have the answer or contact us at (818) 242-2660 or gpcpreschool@gmail.com