What is Trasitional Kindergarten (TK)?
Transitional Kindergarten (TK) is a full day class OUSD offers for students whose birthdate is between September 2, 2013 and December 2, 2013 of the regular school year.
TK is the first of a two-year kindergarten experience designed to meet the specific needs of four and five-year-old children. TK teachers are credentialed with specialized training in teaching young children. Aligned with the California Common Core Standards for kindergarten, instruction focuses on all areas of child development, including social emotional, literacy and math foundations as well as fine and gross motor skills. TK classrooms are nurturing environments where children learn through individual and small group instruction that is hands-on and play-based.
Eligible Transitional Kindergarten students will be placed in a TK program for the 2018-2019 school year and continue to kindergarten in 2019-2020.
Where is TK offered?
TK programs are available at most OUSD elementary schools. Families of TK eligible students residing in neighborhoods with schools that do not offer TK are encouraged to look nearby. Please see the list of TK locations to the right.
What is Expanded TK?
Expanded TK is a program available for students whose birthdate is between December 3, 2013 and March 2, 2014.
Where is Expanded TK offered?
Expanded TK is available at the following schools: PLACE @ Prescott, La Escuelita, Reach Academy and Carl B. Munck.
How do I apply?
Parents of future TK students should participate in the enrollment process for 2018-2019. Please visit www.ousd.org/enroll
Mrs. Artemis Minor is our Transitional Kindergarten teacher