Torrance Tykes Preschools
17800 Van Ness Avenue
Torrance, CA 90504
* Entrance to Tykes office on 178th Street!
March 21, 2019


   Arlington Elementary  
   Carr Elementary  
   Edison Elementary  
   Lincoln Elementary  
   Torrance Elementary  
   Wood Elementary  



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 Need Preschool?

Make Torrance Tykes* your answer!
Torrance Tykes State Preschool
Half day preschool offered free of charge to income-qualified families. Preschool classes located on the following elementary campuses:  Arlington, Carr, Edison, Lincoln, Torrance Elementary and Wood. Children must be 3 years old by September 1st and toilet trained to apply. Priority is given to children that turn 4 years old by September 1st.
Interested families should complete an application and gather the following documents:
  • Your child’s birth record (showing birth date and name of parent)
  • Birth record of siblings included in the household
  • Your child’s updated immunization record              
  • 1 Utility bill (Edison, gas, cable, water)
  • Verification of one month of current gross income from all adults living in the household (Pay stubs, CALWORKS, Child support, EDD, Social Security, etc.)

We are now enrolling students.

Space is limited--call today!
(310) 972-6490
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Call to make an appointment to turn in your application


*Torrance Tykes Preschool Programs is sponsored by the California Department of Education and the Torrance Unified School District. We are a non-profit 501-c and are licensed through CCL, LIC #197412159.


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If you suspect your preschool child has a disability and you are a resident of Torrance Unified School District, please contact LAUNCH Preschool for an assessment at (310) 972-6500 x2550.  If you are not a resident of TUSD, contact your home elementary school.

If you do not financially qualify for Torrance Tykes Preschool and you are interested in a fee based preschool, please contact LAUNCH Preschool at (310) 972-6500 x2550 or visit their website at launch.tusd.org for more information.

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