Classes & Programs

Preschool Classes

Classes at Montecito are 3 hours long, available 2, 3 and 5 days per week in the mornings and afternoons. We have part-time and full-time program options. Morning classes are from 8:30 or 8:45 am to 11:30 or 11:45 am and afternoon classes are from 1:00 or 1:15 pm to 4:00 or 4:15 pm.

Preschool Full-Time Days

Each Full-Time day is 8 hours long, available for every age group. Naptime is offered during a Full-Time day for all ages. Full-Time days include a morning class, a lunch period and an afternoon class.

  • Two- & Three-year-olds – 8 hours on T/TH and up to 6 ½ hours on M/W/F.
  • Three-, Four-, & Fives-year-olds – 8 hours on 3 or 5 days per week.
  • Full-Time Days – Class starts at 8:30 or 8:45 am and the day ends at 4:30 or 4:45 pm.

Weekly Class Schedules

  • 2- year old Classes, AM and/or PM, T/TH
  • 3-year-old Classes, AM and/or PM, T/TH, M/W/F & M-F
  • 4-year-old Classes, AM and/or PM, M/W/F & M-F
  • Pre-K/Young 5s, AM only, M-F
  • Kindergarten, PM only, M-F

Summer at Montecito

We also offer full time Summer school camps and classes which emphasize fun, engaging and meaningful activities for children ages 2 through 5th grade. Our eight-week class and camps programs begin June 18th through August 9th, 2019. Week of August 5th – 9th is Summer Holiday Care Fun (care provided 7:30 am to 6:00 pm). Our highest qualified teachers staff the summer school, the majority of who teach year-round at Montecito.

Drop-in Enrichment Programs

Year round daily Drop-in Enrichment Programs are available to preschoolers and elementary children. Children may attend our Drop-in Enrichment without any advance sign-up, available daily 7:30-8:45 am and 11:30 am to 6:00 pm. We also offer F/T drop-in Enrichment during our school breaks M-F, 7:30 am to 6:00 pm.
Click here for the Afternoon Enrichment Daily Schedule.
Click here for Afternoon Drop-in Enrichment Daily Schedule and Curriculum - January/February, 2019.
Click here for Afternoon Drop-in Enrichment Daily Schedule and Curriculum - March/April, 2019.


Come see what makes us unique during a tour; preview our pricing and all our Part time and full time programs. Montecito’s prices are very competitive and lower compared to other Bay Area programs. We can tailor our programs to your individual schedule and financial needs.

Age Requirements to Enroll

  • 2-year-olds, 3-year-olds and 4-year-olds – Children must turn 2, 3 or 4 by September 1st.
  • Pre-K/Young 5-year-olds – Children must turn 5 no later than February 28th.
  • Preschool & Elementary Drop-in Enrichment – Children must be no younger than 2 years old and no older than approximately 11 years old (through fifth grade)

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