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.
Click here to download a contact and registration brochures for Alameda County school districts.
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.
Mental Health Advocacy
EBCLO’s Education Advocacy Program advocates on behalf of Alameda County foster youth receiving or in need of special education services wherever they may be placed.