Senate Bill (SB) 1381, the Kindergarten Readiness Act, was signed into law by Governor Schwarzenegger on September 30, 2010. This law changes the age a student must be to enroll in kindergarten and is being implemented incrementally by school year as follows:
- 2011-2012: Must be five years old on or before December 2, 2011
- 2012-2013: Must be five years old on or before November 1, 2012
- 2013-2014: Must be five years old on or before October 1, 2013
- 2014-2015: Must be five years old on or before September 1, 2014
When registering students, parents will be asked to complete a registration packet (available at your school site) and provide proof of residence, proof of student immunization and (when enrolling for Kindergarten or Grade 1) proof of the student's age. For a complete list of required documentation for Kindergarten registration, see Incoming Kindergarten.
In addition, the EUSD complies with state-mandated health requirements for school entry. For a complete list of required health documentation for registration, see Incoming Kindergarten notice. To be eligible for enrollment students must be 5 on or before the eligible date listed above and must currently be residing in the Encinitas Union School District. Families in the process of moving to the school district may register their students once their residency in the EUSD is established.
During the summer vacation when schools are closed, packets can be picked up at the District Office, 101 S. Rancho Santa Fe Road, Suite 204, Encinitas, CA 92024.
Transitional Kindergarten (TK) Registration
EUSD will offer a Transitional
Kindergarten (TK) program in the 2013-14 school year. Transitional Kindergarten is the first year of
a two-year program that uses a modified kindergarten curriculum that is age and
developmentally appropriate. A child is eligible for transitional
Kindergarten if his or her birthdate falls between October 1, 2008 and December
Applications for Transitional Kindergarten
(TK) are available at school sites.
Please return the completed packets to the school site by April 30,