TK & Kindergarten Enrollment Information

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 December 2nd of 2020.  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).  Enrollment dates for TK include a Sibling Priority Enrollment, 2/18/2020 through 2/21/2020 and a Non-Sibling Enrollment, starting 2/24/2020.


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 Monday, February 10, 2020.

Age Requirements

Transitional Kindergarten

Children who turn five on or between September 2, 2020 and December 2, 2020 may enroll in the TK program (DOB 9/2/2015 - 12/2/2015)



Children who turn five years of age on or before September 1, 2020 may enroll in the K program (DOB on or before 9/1/2015)


Enrollment TImelines
The TK and Kindergarten Enrollment Timeline for the 2020-2021 School Year is as follows:
Online Enrollment for all new students begins 2/14/2020.
Sibling TK and K Priority Enrollment Confirmation begins Tuesday, February 18, 2020.
New TK and K Enrollment Confirmation begins Monday, February 24, 2020.
To enroll a student in TK or Kindergarten for the 2020-2021 School Year, complete the "New Student Enrollment Steps" (HERE)