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Attending quality early learning programs for children ages birth to six creates positive short and long- term impacts for success in school and life. Santa Clara County’s schools are committed to providing high-quality preschool, transitional kindergarten (TK), and kindergarten.

TK-12 public education programs are free and open to all regardless of immigration status. 

Visit the Steps to Success website

  • Learn how and where to enroll in preschool, transitional kindergarten, and kindergarten programs 
  • Understand the differences between preschool, transitional kindergarten, and kindergarten
  • Understand general documentation that is needed for enrollment
  • Learn about the positive impact of consistent attendance and enrollment in early learning for school readiness

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