Monterey Park Christian School is a state-licensed preschool and kindergarten owned by and a ministry of Trinity Church of the Nazarene. MPCS is open Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM until 6:00 PM, August through July. Admission is open to boys and girls whose parents desire a Christian School experience. Children at least 2 years old through Kindergarten are welcome. MPCS accepts children in diapers for an extra nominal fee. For safety reasons, the language development of all children must include the ability to communicate basic English words. Monterey Park Christian School maintains a ratio of 12 children to one qualified teacher for the kindergarten and PreK classes. There is usually a lower ratio of 8 children to one qualified teacher for the 3 - 4 year olds, and 6 children to one teacher in the 2 - 3 youngest preschool class.