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The Best MCAGCC 29 Palms Schools: Daycare – High School (2021 Edition)
The Best MCAGCC 29 Palms Schools: Daycare - High SchoolThe Best MCAGCC 29 Palms Schools: Daycare - High School

The Best MCAGCC 29 Palms Schools: Daycare – High School (2021 Edition)

Introduction

Looking for daycares, schools, and educational opportunities at your new duty station can feel daunting. Researching your options is no small task, but we’re here to help! Read on for information on local public school districts, charter schools, private schools, and child care facilities at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms (MCAGCC 29 Palms).

Suggested Read: MCAGCC 29 Palms: In-Depth Welcome Center

COVID-19 Notice

Due to the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic, schools and other youth services may be closed or operating on a reduced schedule. Check the venue or school’s website or call for more information on attendance guidelines and restrictions.

Child and Youth Services

The MCCS Twentynine Palms Child & Youth Programs website has a wealth of information and resources for your family. The website links to the installation’s many youth services, which include child development centers, youth centers, teen programs, and more.

The installation’s School Liaison Program website has information on area school districts, homeschooling in California, special education resources, and more. The website also has contact information for the installation’s school liaison officer, who can provide information and guidance on area schools as well as educational resources for your children.

California School Enrollment

To be enrolled in a California school, a child must be at least 5 years old on or before Sept. 1 of the school year. Registration typically requires a birth certificate or other proof of the child’s age and the child’s previous school records and immunization records. For details on California’s minimum vaccine requirements for students in grades K-12, visit the California Department of Education website. Check with the school for additional requirements.

MCAGCC 29 Palms Schools

Children living on MCAGCC Twentynine Palms and in the surrounding region attend schools in the Morongo Unified School District. There are currently no DoDEA schools on the MCAGCC Twentynine Palms installation. School-age children living off the installation in the lower desert attend the Palm Springs Unified School District, which serves Desert Hot Springs, Palm Springs, Cathedral City, Thousand Palms and Rancho Mirage.

Visit the Morongo Unified School District website or the Palm Springs Unified School District website for more information on these districts, including student and parent resources, school calendars, and board of education information.

MCAGCC 29 Palms Elementary Schools

All elementary schools are off the installation and are listed below.

MCAGCC 29 Palms Jr High and Middle Schools

All middle schools are off the installation and are listed below.

MCAGCC 29 Palms High Schools

All high schools are off the installation and are listed below.

Child Care at MCAGCC 29 Palms

Child Care at MCAGCC 29 Palms

Child & Youth Programs at MCAGCC Twentynine Palms offers parents and children a full spectrum of support, with flexible hourly, part-day, and full-day child care options, as well as before- and after-school care for older children. Other programs include youth sports and fitness programs and youth sponsorship programs, which match incoming students with a fellow student who can guide them in their new community.

For information on enrollment in child care programs, program fees, and registration, visit the MCCS Twentynine Palms Child & Youth Programs website.

Another helpful resource for military families is MilitaryChildCare.com. This DOD website provides comprehensive information on military-operated or military-approved child care programs worldwide. Once you create an account and a profile on this website, you can search the full range of military child care options, request care, and remain on waitlists for a preferred program even after being offered care by another program.

1.Family Child Care

Family Child Care offers home-based care in housing on and off the installation for children 6 weeks to 12 years old. Family Child Care providers may provide full-day, part-day, deployment, and hourly care.

2.New Horizons Child Development Center

Building 694
MCAGCC Twentynine Palms
Phone: 1 (760) 830-4264

This center provides hourly child care for children 6 weeks to 12 years old. It also provides part-time and full-time preschool for children 3 to 5 years old. Before- and after-school care is available for children in kindergarten through sixth grade as well.

3.Stepping Stones

Building 1089
MCAGCC Twentynine Palms
Phone: 1 (760) 830-3899 or 1 (760) 830-3898

This center provides full-time child care for children 6 weeks to 5 years old.

4.MCCS Teen Center

Building 694
MCAGCC Twentynine Palms
Phone: 1 (760) 830-4264

This center provides youth 12 to 18 years old with homework assistance, computers with internet access, arcade games, music, TV, and a place to hang out after school. The center also organizes field trips, dances, and other events.

Schools Near MCAGCC 29 Palms

Schools Near MCAGCC 29 Palms

The following elementary, middle, and high schools are all part of the Morongo Unified School District.

Morongo Unified School District

5715 Utah Trail
Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
Phone: 1 (760) 367-9191

Public Elementary Schools Near MCAGCC 29 Palms

1. Condor Elementary School
Grades K-6
2551 Condor Road
Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
Phone: 1 (760) 367-0750

2. Friendly Hills Elementary School
Grades K-6
7252 Sunny Vista Road
Joshua Tree, CA 92252
Phone: 1 (760) 366-3812

3. Joshua Tree Elementary School
Grades preschool-6
4950 Sunburst Ave.
Joshua Tree, CA 92252
Phone: 1 (760) 366-8459

4. Landers Elementary School
Grades K-6
56450 Reche Road
Landers, CA 92285
Phone: 1 (760) 364-2382

5. Morongo Valley Elementary School
Grades K-6
10951 Hess Blvd.
Morongo Valley, CA 92256
Phone: 1 (760) 363-6216

6. Oasis Elementary School
Grades transitional kindergarten-6
73175 El Paseo Drive
Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
Phone: 1 (760) 367-3595

7. Onaga Elementary School
Grades K-6
58001 Onaga Trail
Yucca Valley, CA 92284
Phone: 1 (760) 369-6333

8. Palm Vista Elementary School
Grades K-6
74350 Baseline Road
Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
Phone: 1 (760) 367-7538

9. Twentynine Palms Elementary School
Grades transitional kindergarten-6
74350 Playa Vista
Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
Phone: 1 (760) 367-3545

10. Yucca Mesa Elementary School
Grades K-6
3380 Avalon Ave.
Yucca Valley, CA 92284
Phone: 1 (760) 228-1777

11. Yucca Valley Elementary School
Grades transitional kindergarten-6
7601 Hopi Trail
Yucca Valley, CA 92284
Phone: 1 (760) 365-3381

Public Middle and Junior High Schools Near MCAGCC 29 Palms

Public Middle and Junior High Schools Near MCAGCC 29 Palms

12. La Contenta Middle School
Grades 7-8
7050 La Contenta Road
Yucca Valley, CA 92284
Phone: 1 (760) 228-1802

13. Twentynine Palms Junior High School
Grades 7-8
5798 Utah Trail
Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
Phone: 1 (760) 367-9507

Public High Schools near MCAGCC 29 Palms

14. Academy of College and Career Excellence
ACCE West
57725 Twentynine Palms Highway, Suite 403
Yucca Valley, CA 92284
Phone: 1 (760) 228-1162

ACCE East
72770 Hatch Road
Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
Phone: 1 (760) 228-1162

15. Black Rock High School
Grades 9-12
59273 Sunnyslope Drive
Yucca Valley, CA 92284
Phone: 1 (760) 369-6310

16. Twentynine Palms High School
Grades 9-12
72750 Wildcat Way
Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
Phone: 1 (760) 367-9591

17. Yucca Valley High School
Grades 9-12
7600 Sage Ave.
Yucca Valley, CA 92284
Phone: 1 (760) 365-3391

Palm Springs Unified School District

Palm Springs Unified School District

150 District Center Dr.
Palm Springs, CA 92264
Phone: 1 (760) 883-2700

Public Elementary Schools Near MCAGCC 29 Palms

Palm Springs Unified School District has 16 elementary schools, you can find a list of them here.

Public Middle Schools Near MCAGCC 29 Palms

Palm Springs Unified School District has 3 middle/intermediate schools.

1. Desert Springs Middle
66-755 Two Bunch Palms Trail
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240
Phone: 1 (760) 251-7200

2. James Workman Middle
69-300 30th Ave.
Cathedral City, CA 92234
Phone: 1 (760) 770-8540

3. Nellie N. Coffman Middle
34-603 Plumley Rd.
Cathedral City, CA 92234
Phone: 1 (760) 770-8617

Public High Schools Near MCAGCC 29 Palms

Palm Springs Unified School District has 4 high schools and 1 continuation high school, you can find a list of them here.

Charter Schools Near MCAGCC 29 Palms

Charter schools are public schools of choice that are tuition-free, serve all students, and have open enrollment. For more information about charter schools in California, visit the California Department of Education’s website.

Private Schools Near MCAGCC 29 Palms

Private Schools Near MCAGCC 29 Palms

To search for local private schools in California, visit the National Center for Education Statistics website and use the private school search tool. Users may search by location, religious affiliation, school type, and more.

Additional Education Resources

Conclusion

Researching child care options and schools for your family can be stressful, but it’s an important part of any PCS. Be sure to talk with your children about their hopes and concerns for their new school. Including children in discussions about their new school will help them feel more at home at their new duty station. And don’t be afraid to reach out to the installation’s school liaison officer for help and additional resources!

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