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Kindergarten Update

Kindergarten Update


The Kindergarten Readiness Act (SB 1381) changed the required age to enter kindergarten. To enroll in Kindergarten:

For the 2015–16 school year, children must turn five by September 1st

  • We will accept Kindergarten registration packets at students’ home schools beginning March 10, 2015 for students who will turn five on or before September 1st, 2015.
  • Children who turn 5 by September 1st will be enrolled in kindergarten.


For the 2015-16 school year, Newark Unified School District will offer Transitional Kindergarten, which is the first year of a two-year kindergarten program, for students whose birthdays occur after the kindergarten entry cutoff date (September 1), and on or before December 2ndStudents who enroll in Transitional Kindergarten will enroll in Kindergarten the following year. Transitional Kindergarten will be offered at Lincoln Elementary School, and, depending on the numbers of students who enroll, possibly another Newark elementary site.

  • Lincoln Elementary School (36111 Bettencourt St., Newark, CA., 818-3500) will accept Transitional Kindergarten registration packets beginning March 10, 2015 for students who will turn five between September 2nd, 2015 and December 2nd, 2015.



Kínder (Kindergarten)

El Acta de Preparación del Kínder (SB 1381), modificó la edad requerida para entrar al kindergarten. Para inscribirse en Kindergarten:

Para el año escolar 2015–16, los niños deben de cumplir cinco años antes del 1 de septiembre

§Se aceptarán paquetes de inscripción del kínder en las escuelas base de los estudiantes a partir del 11 de marzo 2015 para los estudiantes que cumplirán cinco años después del 01 de septiembre 2015.

§Los niños que cumplirán cinco años para el 1 de septiembre serán inscritos en el kínder.


El Kínder Transicional

Para el año escolar 2015-16, El Distrito escolar Unificado de Newark va ofrecer El Kínder Transicional, que es el primer año del programa de el kínder que es un programa de dos años, para los cumpleañeros ser posterior a la fecha de corte de entrada kindergarten (1 de septiembre), y en o antes del 2 de diciembre. Los estudiantes que se matriculan en el Kínder Transicional se inscribirán en Kínder el próximo año. El Kínder Transicional se ofrecerá en la escuela primaria de Lincoln, y dependiendo de la cantidad de estudiantes que se matriculan, posiblemente otra escuela primaria en Newark.

§Escuela Primaria de Lincoln (36111 Bettencourt St., Newark, CA., 818-3500) aceptará paquetes de inscripción del Kínder Transicional a partir del 10 de marzo 2015 para los estudiantes que cumplirán cinco entre 02 de septiembre 2015 y 2 de diciembre de 2015.