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Zion ECEC Providing Flexible Options For Every Family

Our Academically Enriched and Faith-Based program is designed base on age-appropriate learning stages. Our programs help children understand and enhance their developmental milestones, all guided and led by a loving and nurturing teacher.  “Loving Hands, Teaching Faith.”   With small classroom sizes, our teachers are able to focus on each child’s unique God-given talents and skills and give them personalized one-on-one attention.

We offer Full-Day and Half-Day programs for children ages 2 – 6 years of age and provide a healthy snack option in the mid-morning and mid-afternoon for your children. Potty Training assistance is available for a nominal fee (diapers and wipes are not included and must be provided by the family).

Zion Lutheran Early Childhood Education Center offers several program options for families. Our available schedules include half or full days, either 2, 3, or 5 days a week.



Year-Round Open Enrollment

We are so excited that you are interested in learning more about the Enrollment Process for Zion Lutherans Early Childhood Education Center located in Anaheim, California.  Zion Lutheran Early Childhood Education Center (ECEC) offers on-going Open Enrollment and is currently accepting applications.

Begin by contacting us to schedule a private tour of our beautiful, secured facility, and meet the ECEC Director, Mrs. Susan Marousek.

We cannot wait to meet you and your child(ren) and would love to have you visit our campus to gain the first-hand experience on our faith-based and academically enriched programs.

We would love to introduce the Family!!

2023 – 2024 ECEC Calendar
2024 – 2025 ECEC Calendar

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ECEC Program

Zion ECEC Offers…

Our daily schedules are filled with fun, learning opportunities for our children. Each class grade incorporates an age-appropriate curriculum to ensure that we cater to our children based on their developmental stages. With our faith as a foundation in how we nurture and educate our children, our small classroom sizes help our teachers provide one-on-one attention to help discover and enhance the unique gifts each child has been given.

Full-Day 6:30 AM – 6:00 PM or Half Days 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

  • 5 days per week M-F
  • 3 days per week MWF
  • 2 days per week TTh

Zion ECEC Summer Program                                    

June 5 – August 9, 2024

Contact Mrs. Marousek for more details on the Zion ECEC Summer Program


Zion ECEC Art

Art can help children learn and practice skills like patterning and cause and effect (i.e., “If I push very hard with a crayon the color is darker.”). They can also practice critical thinking skills by making a mental plan or picture of what they intend to create and following through on their plan.

Zion ECEC Garden

Thanks to many volunteers and donations the Zion ECEC School Garden is teaching our students to grow more than just plants!  School Gardens help to extend the classroom beyond traditional settings by expanding it outside. Gardening can provide students with hands-on learning opportunities while increasing environmental awareness and vital experience in problem-solving.

School gardens are also a great way to get children to learn about nutrition by helping them make the connection between growing food and proper diets.  The school gardens are changing the eating habits of the students! This type of curriculum is extending beyond the garden to the school cafeterias, supermarkets, and kitchens at home.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do we have to be Lutherans to attend?

We welcome all families to become a part of our Pre-School regardless of race, color, nationality, ethnic origin, or religious beliefs.

How are classrooms divided?

Students are placed in the classrooms based on their age-group and, with a small class-size, will receive an age-appropriate curriculum focusing on their physical, social, and intellectual development.

What is the average class size?

The maximum size for the 2 year old class is 8 and all other ages is 12.

Are snacks or meals provided with the cost of tuition?

Healthy snack options are included with the price of tuition. Some examples of snacks include cereal and milk, fruit and crackers, and yogurt and pretzels.  Snack time is offered mid-morning and mid-afternoon, therefore, Half-Day students will receive 1 snack and Full-Day students will receive 2 snacks per day. Lunch meals are not provided, however, Hot-Lunch is available for an additional fee. Snack and Hot Lunch Calendars are available, please contact us for more details.

What is the cost of tuition?

We pride ourselves in offering high-level, faith-based education and care at an affordable price. For more information on costs associated with Zion ECEC, please visit the Tuition & Fees section of this page.

How do you promote the safety of students?

In addition to regularly scheduled emergency drills, our beautiful campus in Anaheim is secure and surrounded by locked gates and families of enrolled students receive a unique security code to gain access to the building. All visitors must check-in at the front office and receive a visitor’s badge to be admitted to the school. Additional security measures are also implemented to ensure the safety and security of our students, faculty, and staff, who all hold an active First Aid and CPR certificate.

When are enrollment applications due?

We offer on-going open enrollment and continually accept students as space permits.

How can I schedule a tour of the facility?

We would love for you to come and visit us to gain firsthand experience in our school. To schedule a tour, please contact us.

How do I request more information about the school?

To request more information about our school, please contact us.