Finding Child Care or Preschool in Natomas and Sacramento
Natomas Unified School District has one preschool for children who are age 4 by December 2nd of the school year. The 48 preschool spaces are completely funded by a First 5 Sacramento School Readiness Grant. Eligibility is determined by age, attendance boundary, and need factors. For more information, please click here: Natomas School Readiness Preschool or call the Natomas School Readiness Office at 916-567-5516.
Finding Quality Child Care and Preschool
Finding quality child care and preschool can be a daunting challenge. We recommend parents view the Child Action, Inc. website for guidance in locating, evaluating and choosing a child care or preschool. Child Action, Inc. has guides and booklets that give parents and guardians important questions to ask when interviewing a potential child care provider. It also has a referral link to help parents locate potential child care providers.
Subsidized Child Care
Child Action, Inc. administers child care subsidy programs. If you need child care services and want information about subsidy programs, please view their website page here. On the website, you can learn about how to get on eligibility lists for subsidized programs.
Programs on NUSD School Campuses (The programs listed below are not operated by NUSD but rent land and/or facilities on NUSD campuses):
The City of Sacramento operates 4th "R" at the following schools:
H. Allen Hight Elementary: 916-566-6422
Heron School: 916-566-1520
Natomas Park Elementary: 916-264-1064
Two Rivers Elementary: 916-566-2441
Witter Ranch Elementary: 916-566-1559
For more information about 4th "R", please visit their website at:
Beanstalk is operated by B.J. Jorderan Child Care Programs, Inc. DBA Beanstalk is a private non-profit, 501(c)(3) corporation and operates at the following schools:
Jefferson Elementary: 916-920-8188
American Lakes Elementary: 916-646-1266 or 916-646-1211
Natomas Park Elementary: 916-419-8331
For more information about Beanstalk, please visit their website at:
SETA Head Start operates an Early Learning Center at the following school:
For more information about Head Start, please visit their website at:
CDC, CDI (Chld Development Centers, Continuing Development Inc.)
CDC, CDI operates preschool and school age programs at the following school:
For more information about Child Development Centers, Continuing Develompent Inc., please visit their website at: