Now Enrolling for Transitional Kindergarten! (click for info)

AUSD is offering a transitional kindergarten class at Albany Children's Center for children that will have their 5th birthday between September 2 and December 2, 2012. To enroll complete the online registration form at: and submit verification documents to the AUSD office located at 1051 Monroe Street. Enrollment is ongoing, but please don't wait because space is limited!

For additional information, contact Linda Williams at 558-3762 and/or visit the web site

Parents will be contacted once the program has been finalized.

Senate Bill (SB) 1381 (Chapter 705, Statues of 2010) amended California Education Code (Section 46300, 48000, and 48010) to change the required birthday for admission to kindergarten and first grade and established a transitional kindergarten program beginning in the 2012–2013 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. Pursuant to law, (EC 48000[c]), a child is eligible for transitional kindergarten if a child will have his or her fifth birthday between:
For the 2012–13 school year: November 2 and December 2
For the 2013–14 school year: October 2 and December 2
For the 2014–15 school year: and each school year thereafter September 2 and December 2.

Each elementary and/or unified school district must offer transitional kindergarten and kindergarten classes for all children eligible to attend. This law continues to evolve as California lawmakers are working to finalize the state budget.
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