Martinez Early Childhood Center, Inc.
7:00am-5:30pm: Parents are assigned contract hours based on work hours.
Fees and Tuition: Per sliding scale, call for income eligibility.
Martinez Early Childhood Center, Inc. enrolls low income and Head Start children continuously throughout the year. Please call 925-229-2000 to see if you are eligible.
We work closely with the school district to provide special education if needed. A developmental screening is completed on each child minimally twice a year called Desired Results. The results are shared with the parent.
Teacher to Student Ratio
1-3 yrs: 1 teacher to 4 students
3 yrs-Pre-K: 1 teacher to 8 students
Our teachers have child development permits issued by the State's Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
Meals Provided By
Morning Snack: School
Afternoon Snack: School
Based on USDA Guidelines
We have been accredited since 1999 by the National Association of the Education of Young Children. In 2007, our program was one of the first in the nation to be accredited in the new criteria.
The Martinez Early Childhood Center, Inc. is subsidized by the State Department of Education to serve low-income families with quality, full time child care and development. Parents must be working or in vocational training. Parents are subject to fees according to their income and number of family members. Enhancement services are available from Head Start for eligible families.
The Martinez Early Childhood Center has been offering quality child care and development since 1974. We are concerned with meeting the needs of each individual child. Our program offers enriched developmentally appropriate curriculum to prepare children for Kindergarten. The program is accredited by the National Association of the Education of Young Children.