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Age Requirements for Kindergarten and Transitional Kindergarten

In order to attend Transitional Kindergarten your child must be five years old on or before June 2, of his/her Transitional Kindergarten year (per State of California law).

For the 2024-2025 academic school year:

  • Students born on or between September 2, 2018 - September 1, 2019 will be placed in Kindergarten.

  • Students born on or between September 2, 2019 - June 2, 2020 will be placed in Transitional Kindergarten. Transitional Kindergarten classrooms are currently located at Argonaut and Foothill Schools (subject to change due to staffing and/or enrollment changes).

Update: Under new state legislation, starting in 2022-23, the birth date cut-off for TK enrollment will be pushed back two months each year for four years. The net result is that as of Sept. 1, 2025, all 4-year-olds will be eligible to enroll in a transitional kindergarten program.

For the 2024-2025 school year, the TK eligibility age range has been extended to June 2. In subsequent school years, the TK age eligibility range will be adjusted as stipulated by California Education Code.