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2015-2016 Kindergarten Registration Information
 
  • Children must have been born on or before September 1, 2010 to be eligible for Kindergarten.   
    (Students born between September 2 and December 2, 2010 may be eligible to attend our Developmental Kindergarten Academy. For 2015-16 information, please see link under  Departments> Educational Services > Developmental Kindergarten Program)

    The portal will open for Kindergarten Registration on February 17
    2015-2016 Registration for new students in Grades 1-12 will open on March 18

    NOTE: If your student attended DKA in the 2014-2015 school year in DUSD, you do not need to attend Kindergarten Round-Up on March 04. Your student will be enrolled in Kindergarten at your school of residence for the 2015-2016 school year.

STEP 1 ~     On or after February 17         

Brand New Students to the district:
Click on the New Families Registration Information link under the Registration tab on the main page of the webpage.
Choose Apply for Registration
Complete the requested info
Check your email for link sent from Infinite Campus (this can take up to 30 minutes to receive)
Once you receive the email, click on the link and fill out the online application to attend the 2015-16 school year through the online registration portal.
You will choose Kindergarten (K) as your grade

When you have completed the forms, you will have the opportunity to review what you have entered. Once you have reviewed your entries, print the summary page for each student and then click SUBMIT.

***Your application is not complete until you click on SUBMIT.
***NOTE: If you do not have access to a computer to complete this process, each site will be open and have computers available on March 04 for your use.
Existing Families in the district:
You should have received a message in your portal email account with a link. This link will be used to verify your information and add new students who are entering Kindergarten or Developmental Kindergarten in the fall of 2015.
When you have completed the forms, you will have the opportunity to review what you have entered. Once you have reviewed your entries, print the summary page for each student and then click SUBMIT.
***Your application is not complete until you click on SUBMIT.
 
STEP 2 ~  On or after March 4
In order to complete the registration process, you will need to take the following to your school of residence.
(if possible & in order to expedite the process, please bring originals AND copies of the documents that the school can keep). 
  • Printed Summary of Registration
  • Printed Student Emergency Health Form
  • Two Proofs of Residency
    One
    being your mortgage receipt coupon, grant deed, or closing escrow papers or rental contract with current dates
    NOTE: If you are showing your contract for purchasing a home, once you move in you will need to submit the utility bill.
    AND
    One being a utility bill (i.e. PG&E, water or garbage bill, your homeowners or rental insurance). Both proofs of residency must have parents name and address on them.
  • Your child's Birth Certificate or Passport
  • Your child's current Proof of Immunizations
  • Your child's Social Security Number
STEP 3
Once the registration is accepted, your child will be enrolled for the 2015-16 school year. Class placement will be announced during the week before school begins (it may not be during check in days).

NOTE: If you have requested an intra-district transfer request, you still need to register at your school of residence and if your intra-district transfer request is approved then the regis
tration will be transferred to your requested school.

  
This information sheet will provide you with the same information listed below.
This checklist is designed to help you look at your child's physical, social, emotional and cognitive development and contains items that are important to your child's success in kindergarten.
 
IN ORDER TO COMPLETE THE REGISTRATION PROCESS YOU MUST BRING A COPY OF THE FOLLOWING:
(if possible & in order to expedite the process, please bring copies of the documents that the school can keep)
  • Two Proofs of Residency
    One
    being your mortgage receipt coupon, grant deed, or closing escrow papers or rental contract with current date
    NOTE: If you are showing your contract for purchasing a home, once you move in you will need to submit the utility bill.
    AND
    One
    being a utility bill (i.e. PG&E, water or garbage bill, your homeowners or rental insurance). Both proofs of residency must have parents name and address on them.
  • Your child's Birth Certificate or Passport
  • Your child's current Proof of Immunizations
  • Your child's Social Security Number

Additional Information re: First Grade Enrollment

California law requires a child to be six years old on or before September 1 for the 2014–15 school year and each school year thereafter to be legally eligible for first grade EC Section 48010.

A child who was legally enrolled in an out-of-state kindergarten for one school year (using that state's requirements), but who does not meet California age eligibility for first grade, may, with parental consent, be enrolled by the district in first grade (EC Section 48011).

A child who was not age-eligible for kindergarten (that is, the child turned five after September 1 in the 2014-15 school year or thereafter) and who attended a California private school kindergarten for a year is viewed by the CDE as not legally enrolled in kindergarten, pursuant to EC Section 48000 requirements. Therefore, this child, upon enrollment in public school, is enrolled in kindergarten, assessed, and may (but is not required to) be immediately promoted to first grade if the child meets the following State Board of Education criteria, pursuant to Title 5, Section 200:

  • The child is at least five years of age.
  • The child has attended a public school kindergarten for a long enough time to enable school personnel to evaluate the child's ability.
  • The child is in the upper 5 percent of the child's age group in terms of general mental ability.
  • The physical development and social maturity of the child are consistent with the child's advanced mental ability.
  • The parent or guardian has filed a written statement with the district that approves placement in first grade.

A statement, signed by the district and parent/guardian, is placed in the official school records for these five-year-olds who have been advanced to first grade (EC Section 48011). This action prevents a subsequent audit exception for first grade placement of an age-ineligible student.

(according to: California Department of Education webpage)

Childcare Options

If you have a need for childcare or questions regarding childcare, please call the following organizations for information. Please be advised that the district does not provide after school childcare.

EDCC (Extended Day Child Care on campus):

Amador (925) 828 2666

Dougherty (925) 803-4154


Dublin El (925) 551-8170

Frederiksen (925) 833-0127

Green (925) 829-5538

Kolb (925) 828-2666

Murray (925) 829-4043 

Child Care Links (Non Profit Child Care referral program): (925) 417-8733

PLEASE NOTE:

California law, Education Code 49452.8, requires that all incoming kindergarten students must have an oral health assessment (dental check-up) by May 31. Oral health assessments that happen within the 12 months before your child enters school also meet this requirement. The law specifies that the assessment must be done by a licensed dentist or other licensed or registered dental health professional. You may download the form here.