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].
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. Enrollment for ESS is a separate process. Please click on the link at the top of the page for additional information.
If your child has his/her 5th birthday between September 2nd and April 2nd, 2024, 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, 2022 to Sept. 1st, 2023
| Transitional Kindergarten (TK)
|| 5th birthday, Sept. 2nd, 2023 to Apr. 2nd, 2024
VALLEY SPANISH INSTRUCTION TK and Dual Language Kindergarten: Please visit the VALLEY Website for details.