TK & Kindergarten Enrollment Information for 2022-2023

Castro Valley Unified School District is excited to welcome you to the start of your student's educational career as a Transitional Kindergarten (TK) or Kindergarten (K) student.

Transitional Kindergarten is a program available to those students turning five from September 2nd to February 2nd of 2023.  TK classes are currently offered at Independent Elementary (serving Independent, Jensen, Palomares, and Vannoy), Castro Valley Elementary (serving CVE, Marshall, and Proctor), and Stanton Elementary (serving Stanton and Chabot).   


Please click HERE for an easy-to-print document containing all relevant TK and K dates as well as information about the Transitional Kindergarten Parent Information Night on TBD.

Age Requirements

Transitional Kindergarten

Children who turn five on or between September 2, 2022 and February 2, 2022 may enroll in the TK program (DOB 9/2/2017 - 2/2/2018)



Children who turn five years of age on or before September 1, 2022 may enroll in the K program (DOB on or before 9/1/2017)


Enrollment Timelines
The TK and Kindergarten Enrollment Timeline for the 2022-2023 School Year is as follows:
Please note that we have periodically experienced impacted enrollment for Kindergarten at various schools.  Those students not assigned a space in their neighborhood school will be diverted to the next closest school with space.  
To enroll a student in TK or Kindergarten for the 2021-2022 School Year, complete the "New Student Enrollment Steps" (HERE)