Martinez Early Childhood Center, Inc.
Address: 615 Arch Street, Martinez CA 94553
Phone: (925) 229-2000
Contact: Cassandra Campbell by phone M-F from 8am to 4pm
License Number: Tiny Tots: # 070209103. Preschool: # 070209102
Basic Preschool Info
Facility: Center. 5 Classrooms.
Hours: 7am to 5:30pm. Full Time and Part Time Programs.
Ages: 1 year old to Pre-K
Need to be Potty Trained? No for Toddlers. Yes for Preschool.
Open All Year
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.
Hours and Holidays
7:00am-5:30pm: Parents are assigned contract hours based on work hours.
Open All Year
Holidays: Martin Luther King, President's Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Summer Break (Aug 29-Sept 2,) Labor Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving, Winter Break (Dec 24-New Years)
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.
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 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.
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.