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TK/Kindergarten Registration

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Students enrolled in transitional kindergarten may be combined with a regular kindergarten class when there are not enough students to fill a separate class. 
Parents who choose to enroll their child in the transitional kindergarten program do so with the understanding that their child will complete kindergarten the following year.
If your student turns 5 after February 2nd, then your student will be eligible to enroll in kindergarten for the 22/23 school year.
Who Is Age-Eligible for Transitional Kindergarten (TK)
  • In 2022–23, TK students are eligible if they turn 5 years old between September 2 and February 2
  • In 2023–24, TK students are eligible if they turn 5 between September 2 and April 2
  • In 2024–25, TK students are eligible if they turn 5 between September 2 and June 2
  • In 2025–26, LEAs are required to make TK available to all children who will have their fourth birthday by September 1 of the school year.


Q.  When is TK Kindergarten registration?
A.   Online Registration for the next school year will open January 17, 2023
Q. How do I enroll my child online?
A. Click the button above.  Create an Aeries Parent Portal.  Confirm your account via email message, then log back into your Aeries Parent Portal to complete the registration process. 
Q.  What is the eligibility period for 22/23 Kindergarten
A.  January through September 1.
Q.  What is the eligibility period for 22/23 Transitional Kindergarten
A.  September 2 - February 2 
Q.  When will my child be assessed for school?
A.   There is a TK/Kindergarten Assessment Event is typically scheduled for the first part of June.  This is a fun event where students get to meet teachers, do fun activities, and go home with a backpack filled with school supplies! 


Once you have completed the online registration process, take the following documents to your student's residence school office for verification.
  • Certified copy of a Birth Certificate, Passport, or duly attested Baptismal Certificate, Parent/Guardian Affidavit (when other means are not available)
  • Immunization record
  • Evidence of Residency – Property Tax Payment receipts; rental property contract, lease, or payment receipts; Pay stubs, Utility service contract, statement, or payment receipts; Voter registration; correspondence from a government agency; declaration of residency executed by parent/guardian; or an affidavit by a caregiving adult (Family Code 6552)


Your student must have the following immunizations BEFORE the FIRST day of school:

  • Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis (DTaP, DTP, Tdap, or Td) — 5 doses
    (4 doses OK if one was given on or after 4th birthday. 3 doses OK if one was given on or after 7th birthday.)
    For 7th-12th graders, at least 1 dose of pertussis-containing vaccine is required on or after 7th birthday. 
  • Polio (OPV or IPV) — 4 doses
    (3 doses OK if one was given on or after 4th birthday) 
  • Hepatitis B — 3 doses
    (not required for 7th grade entry) 
  • Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR) — 2 doses
    (Both given on or after 1st birthday) 
  • Varicella (Chickenpox) — 2 doses 


Your student will need a Physical Exam as early as 6 months before kindergarten or within 90 days after they start of first grade.
To schedule a physical exam:
  • call your family doctor to make an appointment
  • low cost immunizations are available from Public Health
  • free exams and immunizations are available for children who qualify by income or have Medi-Cal
For information and free CHDP exams, call the CHDP office at 530.527.6824 or 1.800.655.6854