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Our school program is dedicated to providing an educationally stimulating environment here students can mature and grow. Our educated and experienced teachers exemplify the warmth and joy of daily christian living and the A beka Curriculum provides God-honoring, high quality textbooks and teaching aids that are built on the firm foundation of scriptural truth and are written by christian scholars who appreciate the practical aspects of classroom teaching. 


The practical experience of 50 years of leadership in phonics and christian education has made Abeka Book curriculum successful throughout the nation. It is a lively academic program which gives children an enjoyable educational foundation and a desire to learn more.

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Containing an abundance of delightful reading materials for young children, the Abeka reading program teaches children basic reading skills using an intensive phonics program that it not just a sight reading program promotes the development of reading comprehension and thinking skills as well as concentrating on teaching students to become independent readers.


As a ministry of Bethel Evangelical Church, we offer a high quality program with a low cost tuition rate. Our desire is to give families an opportunity for their children to atend preschool when they might otherwise ot be able to afford it.


Enrollment fees

Registration: $75

Curriculum: $150-$300/annually

School Only Tuition

8:30am - 2:30pm

Monday Through Friday 

$230/monthly September - June

$2,300 per year

School + Extended Care Tuition

School with extended care (7:15am - 5:30pm): $630

Extended care only (7:15am - 5:30pm and/or 2:30pm - 5:30pm): $400


Summer Camp

Summer Camp (7:15am - 5:30pm): $630

We will provide child care during the summer on an as needed basis. If you are interested, please inform your child's teacher.

*Tuition is due on the first of each month. There will be a $50 late fee is tuition is not paid in full by the fifth of each month. Prior to any increase in tuition, a 30 day notice will be provided to our parents.


Bethel Academy will be closed for the following holidays.

New Year's Day - Two days

Martin Luther King Day - Child care only provided

Presidents Day

Good Friday - Child care only provided

Memorial Day

Independence day

Labor Day - Child care only provided

Columbus Day - Child care only provided

Veterans Day

Thanksgiving - Two days

Christmas Holiday - Two days

We will also close for two Staff Development days throughout the year. Those days will be announced at least a month prior.



If you would like to make an appointment or have any questions feel free to call us!


Priscilla Valdez - Administrator

(619) 770- 7092 from 8:30am - 5:00pm

Little Lambs Preschool/Bethel Evangelical Church

1200 E. 8th Street

National City, CA 91950

We look forward to hearing from you!

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