What is the age requirement for Kindergarten?

Children must be 5 years old on or before Sept 1st of their Kindergarten year.

Can I enroll my child in Transitional Kindergarten instead of Kindergarten even though they are not age eligible?

Younger children who turn 5 after Dec 2nd cannot be enrolled in TK. Children turning 5 before Sept 2nd will be considered for TK on a case by case basis by the school administration team. Children who are age-eligible to attend kindergarten, but choose to enroll in transitional kindergarten will need a signed Kindergarten Continuance Form verifying that the parent/guardian agrees to have his/her child  continue in kindergarten for one additional year.

Is Kindergarten a full day program?

Kindergarten in Woodside is a half day program from the beginning of school through the end of September, then Kindergarten changes to a full day program from October through the end of the school year.

Are there immunizations requirements for school entry?

California law requires each child to have a health examination report for school entry. This report consists of a health examination and an up-to-date immunization record. The Report of Health Examination for School Entry must be completed by a health examiner. The Report of Health Examination form can be found in your registration packet.

Do the subject-matter standards apply to kindergarten?

California's content standards, which are designed to encourage the highest achievement of every student by defining the knowledge, concepts, and skills that students should acquire at each grade level, are available for the core subjects at all grade levels, including kindergarten. See the State Board-adopted content standards on the California Department of Education's Web site.