Transitional Kindergarten (TK) is designed as the first year of a two-year kindergarten program that uses a modified kindergarten curriculum that is age and developmentally appropriate. EC Section 48000 [d].
New Student Enrollment for the 2022- 23 school year is now open!
Universal Transitional Kindergarten Information Night for Parents
Poway Unified School District will continue to offer Transitional Kindergarten (TK). For the 2022-2023 school year, the range of birthdays for eligible students has expanded to 9/2/2017-2/2/2018.
We hosted a Parent Information Night on March 30, 2022 to share more information about the district’s plan to move towards a full 4-year-old TK program by 2025.
Watch the video recording of this webinar - Click on this image.
PRESENTATION SLIDES CLICK HERE FOR ENGLISH | SPANISH
Beginning with the 2022 - 2023 school year, PUSD will begin our Universal TK phase-in. By 2025-26 PUSD will provide optional TK enrollment to all eligible 4 year olds within the PUSD district.
PUSD Universal TK Phase-In
||Turn five between Sept. 2 and Dec. 2
||Turn five between Sept. 2 and Feb. 2
||Turn five between Sept. 2 and Apr. 2
||Turn five between Sept. 2 and Jun. 2
||Turn four by Sept. 1
Students who participate in TK will attend school daily, including lunch. Contact your neighborhood school for specific hours. TK students are eligible for Extended Student Services (ESS) for before- and after-school care.
If your child has his/her 5th birthday between September 2nd and February 2nd, 2023, he/she will be enrolled in Transitional Kindergarten.
The following chart is helpful to determine enrollment in Kindergarten or Transitional Kindergarten:
||5th birthday, Sept. 2nd, 2021 to Sept. 1st, 2022
| Transitional Kindergarten (TK)
|| 5th birthday, Sept. 2nd, 2022 to Feb. 2nd, 2023
|Eligible to request TK Placement via the TK Interest List
Placement dependent upon space and not guaranteed.***
***Only students who reside in the Poway Unified School District boundaries are eligible for the TK Interest List.
| 5th birthday, June 1st, 2022 to Sept. 1st, 2022
VALLEY SPANISH INSTRUCTION TK and Dual Language Kindergarten: Please visit the VALLEY Website for details.