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New Student Enrollment: Transitional Kindergarten (TK)

Transitional Kindergarten (TK) Program

Transitional Kindergarten is for those families who are exploring options prior to Kindergarten. Transitional Kindergarten provides a state-funded, two-year Kindergarten experience for children.

 

The Auburn Union School District Transitional Kindergarten program will provide a supportive environment for your child and will focus on social and emotional development, physical and motor development, as well as academic skills needed to prepare your child for Kindergarten.

Enrollment Information for Transitional Kindergarten (TK)

Enrollment Information for Transitional Kindergarten (TK)

Please click on the tabs below for more information.

Why choose Auburn Union School District?

Why choose Auburn Union School District?
 
We have many outstanding programs and community partnerships that address the whole child. We focus on STEAM education (which includes Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics), athletics, clubs, community partnerships, national association affiliation, field trips, parent involvement and more! Click here to check out some of our accomplishments and videos from this year!
 

What is Transitional Kindergarten?

What is Transitional Kindergarten?
 
Transitional Kindergarten is the first year of a two-year, state-funded Kindergarten experience for students. Research suggests that children greatly benefit from programs that address school readiness and Transitional Kindergarten will provide this opportunity for our students.

How old does my child need to be?

How old does my child need to be?
 
2022-23 School Year Age Eligibility and Enrollment for Transitional Kindergarten (TK):
  • Your student is eligible for TK if their 5th birthday falls between September 2, 2022, and February 2, 2023.
2021-22 School Year Age Eligibility and Enrollment for Transitional Kindergarten (TK):
  • If your child's 5th birthday is on September 2, 2021 through December 2, 2021, then, your child is eligible to be enrolled in Transitional Kindergarten (TK) for the 2021-22 school year.
  • If your child's 5th birthday is after December 2, 2021 through January 31, 2022, your child may be enrolled pending space availability or placed on a waiting list for Transitional Kindergarten provided that the Superintendent or designee recommends that enrollment in a TK program is in the child's best interest.

What school does my child attend?

What school does my child attend?
 
Transitional Kindergarten (TK) is being offered at the following elementary schools for all families:
  • Skyridge Elementary School
  • Rock Creek Elementary School
  • Auburn Elementary School
  • Alta Vista Community Charter School

How does enrollment work?

How does enrollment work?
  • Begin the enrollment process by creating a username and password in Aeries.

  • Once in Aeries, respond to the prompts.

  • Once this process is complete, you will be notified by the school office staff regarding the status of your child’s placement in the program.

What forms are required to enroll?

What forms are required to enroll?
 
Required Forms to be delivered to your school of enrollment for verification:  
  • Immunization records:  Students whose immunizations are not up-to-date will not be allowed to attend school. 
  • Proof of Age document:  Please provide one of the following for verification; certified birth certificate, baptism certificate, passport, adoption record, official hospital record of birth showing doctor's signature. If none of the above is obtainable, an affidavit of the parent, guardian or custodian of the student can be provided.
  • One proof of residency document: A rental property contract, lease, or payment stub; mortgage statement; a utility service contract, statement or payment receipt (i.e. gas, electric, or water bill); property tax payment receipt; pay stub; voter registration; correspondence from a government agency; or affidavit of residency executed by the parent or legal guardian of the student.  (Not required for Alta Vista Community Charter School).
  • Physical Exam: If your student is enrolling in Transitional Kindergarten, Kindergarten, or 1st grade, a physical is required prior to the start of school.
  • TK/K Transportation & Food Allergy Notice (TK/K students only) are also required and can be printed from the “Required Documents Page” during the online enrollment process.

Inter-District Transfer Requests

Inter-District Transfer Requests
 
If you are enrolling your child as an INTER-DISTRICT TRANSFER STUDENT (i.e. from Ackerman, Colfax, or Placer Hills school districts, or another out-of-district area), you will first need to go to your district of residence and complete an Inter-district Transfer Request form.  Families must apply every year to request Inter-district enrollment approval. New inter-district transfer requests may not be approved until school begins, pending space availability.  After submitting this form, please return to this enrollment page and follow instructions to enroll your student. View the form here
Registering a new student for the current school year

Registering a new student for the current school year

Please contact or go directly to your requested school of attendance prior to completing this online enrollment in order to confirm there is space available in the requested grade at that school.
 
2021-22 School Year Age Eligibility and Enrollment for Transitional Kindergarten  (TK):
    • If your child's 5th birthday is on September 2, 2021 through December 2, 2021, then, your child is eligible to be enrolled in Transitional Kindergarten (TK) for the 2021-22 school year.
    • If your child's 5th birthday is after December 2, 2021 through January 31, 2022, your child may be enrolled pending space availability or placed on a waiting list for Transitional Kindergarten provided that the Superintendent or designee recommends that enrollment in a TK program is in the child's best interest.
Questions?

Questions?

For questions, please contact the school for which you are enrolling during office hours:  8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
 
Auburn Elementary School: (530) 887-1958
Rock Creek Elementary School: (530) 885-5189
Skyridge Elementary School: (530) 885-7019
E.V. Cain Middle School: (530) 823-6106
Alta Vista Community Charter School: (530) 885-7067