Children must be 5 years old by September 1 to begin Kindergarten. Children turning 5 between September 1 and December 1 may be eligible for Transitional Kindergarten (TK).
Contact your local school district for Kindergarten or Transitional Kindergarten enrollment. Enrollment usually begins in February or March of the year a child will start.
Summer Pre-K can be a great way to get ready for Kindergarten. Click here for a list of Alameda County summer pre-K programs.
Kindergarten is a big transition for all children and there are certain skills that will help them thrive during this big change. Click here to view a website that lists Skills Your Child Needs for Kindergarten.