Age Requirements (2017-18 School Year)
Kindergarten: California law now requires that a child must be five years old on or before September 1, 2017 to be legally eligible for Kindergarten and six years old on or before September 1, 2017 to be legally eligible for first grade.
Transitional Kindergarten (TK): Students who will have their fifth birthday between September 2 and December 2, 2017 are eligible for a Transitional Kindergarten program for the 2017-2018 school year. Transitional Kindergarten is the first year of a two-year kindergarten program that uses a modified kindergarten curriculum that is age and developmentally appropriate.
Transitional Kindergarten Wait List: Our Franklin-McKinley School Board is incredibly progressive and has expanded our TK Program to include children who turn 5 by May 31, 2018 on a space available basis. Children who turn 5 between September 2 and December 2, 2017 are eligible for priority enrollment in TK. Franklin-McKinley School District also offers TK when space is available (TK Wait List) based on developmental readiness and the following age criteria:
What You Need to Apply
To apply please be prepared to provide the following documentation to the Student Wellness & Support Services Office:
Withdrawal papers from previous school
Immunization records (If from out of the Santa Clara County, you must also provide the results from the Mantou TB Test)
Birth Certificate (Copy is made in person)
Please provide information from previously enrolled school
Proof of address within school/District boundaries; i.e. most current utility bill showing parent/guardian's name and address
If the student is a Special Education student, a current IEP should be provided at the time of registration to facilitate support services.
If you are enrolling your child between June 26-August 11, 2017, please visit our Student Wellness & Support Services Office as school offices are closed for the summer.
Any child whose family resides in the Franklin-McKinley School District boundaries is guaranteed access to a free public education. No family will be denied access to school because of their immigration status.