Knott Avenue Early Childhood Development Center (KACC ECDC) was established in 1976 as a ministry of Knott Avenue Christian Church. We are an enrichment center, kindergarten and extended daycare for children ages two through six during the regular school year (August through May). We also offer a summer school program (June through early August). All of our staff is CPR and First Aid certified.

The Planned Curriculum Includes Activities In The Following Areas:

  • Art
  • Music
  • Blocks
  • Science & Nature
  • Cooking
  • Reading
  • Readiness
  • Dramatic Play
  • Physical Education
  • Literature
  • Motor Skills


Our mission is to provide children and their families an opportunity to learn about and grow in their relationship to the Lord in a safe, caring, preschool environment. We seek to minister to the children and their entire family here at KACC.


Provide a stable, safe environment for the Christian nurture of young children.

Provide young child with knowledge of God’s world, guide the young child to the knowledge of God and stimulate the child’s interest in God’s world.

Provide the child with a sense of self-worth and well-being and to help him/her recognize his importance in God’s world.

Introduce the child to techniques of learning and motivate each child to desire and seek information and understanding.

Provide opportunities for children to become accustomed to various social environments.

Introduce the child to techniques to cope with others socially.

Establish rapport with parents

Serve our community.

Chapel on Monday.


Preschool Hours

Full Days: 7:00AM – 6:00PM

Core Hours: 9:00AM – 12:00PM

Kindergarten Hours 

Monday – Friday: 9:00AM – 2:00PM

Extra Hours

Early Drop Off: 8:00AM – 9:00AM

Lunch Bunch: 12:00PM – 1:00PM (Child Brings Lunch)

Preschool Scheduling Options

  • 5-Day: Mon–Fri
  • 3-Day: Mon, Wed, Fri
  • 2-Day: Tues & Thur
April Garcia Director 714.527.1544

April Garcia


Additional Information

Age Requirements: Children must be 2 years to 6 years to attend our school.

Registration Fee: There is a nonrefundable registration fee of $135.00 payable when the application is submitted. This is per child, per year.

Potty Training Fee: $40.00 per month will be added to your bill until your child is trained.

One Day Drop-In Fee: Core session $30 – Full day session $45.

State Assistance: Children attending Kindergarten will have a special rate of $400/mo for before and after school care.

License #: 300602026



When you enroll, the total annual tuition is due, however, we allow you to pay monthly. Tuition rates are based on the total school days per year and divided into 10 payments. School holidays are not counted or paid in the total tuition.

Full Day Program 7:00AM – 6:00PM

5 Days M-F: $5,450 for 10 months

3 Days M-W-F: $4,050 for 10 months

2 Days TTH: $2,950 for 10 months


T-K Program 7:00am - 6:00pm

5 Days: M-F: Full Day: $5,600 for 10 months

5 Days: M-F: Core Day (9:00 am – 1:00 pm): $5,000 for 10 months

Core Hour Program 9:00AM – 12:00PM

5 Days: M-F: $4,200 for 10 months

3 Days MWF: $2,550 for 10 months

2 Days: TTH $1,900 for 10 months


Kindergarten 9:00am - 2:00pm

5 Days: M-F: $4,500 for 10 months

5 Days: M-F Full Day: $5,800 for 10 months