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Early Stars Program

All of our teaching staff is highly qualified and trained in early childhood development. Teachers, Teacher Aides, and Clerks are required to obtain a Child Development Permit through the Commission on Teacher Credentialing, and must do 21 hours of professional development each year. For more information on Child Development Permits, follow this link:

All KCUSD preschools participate in the Early Stars Quality Rating System for early childhood programs in Fresno County. Each site was awarded a high quality star rating:

Washington - 5 stars

Jefferson - 5 stars

A.L. Conner - 5 stars

McCord - 4 stars

Dunlap - 4 stars

Lincoln - 4 stars

Silas Bartsch - 5 stars

Great Western - 4 stars

Early Learning Center - 5 stars


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Information about Early Stars Quality Rating System and the components of a quality program can be found at -