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Entrance Age: JEB

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Entrance Age: JEB
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A child shall be eligible to enter kindergarten whose fifth birthday is on or before October 1 of the year in which the student enrolls. At the written request of the parents or guardian, the District may consider early entrance for a child entering kindergarten if the child can successfully demonstrate advanced developmental achievement in both academic and social areas and who are five years old on or before October 1 of the applicable budget year.

A student shall be eligible to enter the first grade who is six years old on or before October 1. At the written request of the parents or guardian, the District may consider early entrance for a child entering first grade if the child can successfully demonstrate mastery of all kindergarten benchmarks and who are six years old on or before October 1 of the applicable budget year.

State law specifies that a district may count and receive funding only for students enrolled in the first grade who are six years old on or before October 1 of the applicable budget year and for kindergarten students who are five years old on or before October of the applicable budget year.

All students entering kindergarten or first grade shall be required to present a birth certificate or documentary evidence providing the date of birth.