Early Learning Center at Korematsu Campus


Construction has been completed for the relocation of a portion of this existing preschool programming from the Valley Oak campus to the Korematsu Elementary campus. This movement provides new opportunities by creating an all new preschool campus at Korematsu Elementary school. These new buildings were constructed on the west side of campus, near the parking lot off of Loyola Drive. While two preschool classes will remain at the Valley Oak campus, this new preschool facility construction increases the total number of DJUSD preschool classrooms by two. 

Current Design

As with any project, we carefully balanced expectations, program goals, and costs. View current schematic drawings and designs. 

Scope of Work

Included in this project are 7 classrooms and an expanded parking lot and student drop-off/pick-up area that is available to students, campus-wide. This Bond project was completed in August 2021.

In June 2018, the Board of Education approved the DJUSD Facilities Master Plan, which included minimal improvements to the Valley Oak campus.  During the spring of 2019, District staff brought program history and revision proposals to the Board of Education on March 21, 2019 and April 21, 2019.  On May 30, 2019, the Board reviewed (and approved) a revised Facilities Master Plan proposal and corresponding project funding options aligned to these recommendations.  Part of these recommendations included the relocation of preschool classrooms from Valley Oak campus to Korematsu elementary (view the presentation to the Board of Education: DVCA Facilities Vision Presentation) in order to accommodate the addition of 9th grade Da Vinci Junior High School students.

District staff engaged with staff at Da Vinci Charter High School, Korematsu Elementary, the Special Education Preschool and Children's Center to determine needs and possible timing for the projects.

Groundbreaking for the New Early Learning Center at the Korematsu Campus

Project Budget (2018)

  • $7 million 

Project Status:  Complete 


Estimated Project Schedule

  • Groundbreaking: 2019-2020 school year
  • Occupancy: Fall 2021/Winter 2022

Public Outreach

DJUSD has created a Public Outreach process. You can find details about ways you can learn about Bond Program projects and when and how to provide feedback at Bond Public Outreach.