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 2021.  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  Enrollment will be  2/16/2021 through 3/26/2021.  If your home school exceeds the available space we will  have a lottery that will be held on 3/30/2021 tentatively. 


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, 2021 and December 2, 2021 may enroll in the TK program (DOB 9/2/2016 - 12/2/2016)



Children who turn five years of age on or before September 1, 2021 may enroll in the K program (DOB on or before 9/1/2016)


Enrollment TImelines
The TK and Kindergarten Enrollment Timeline for the 2021-2021 School Year is as follows:
TK and K Priority Enrollment Confirmation begins Tuesday, February 16, 2021.
To enroll a student in TK or Kindergarten for the 2020-2021 School Year, complete the "New Student Enrollment Steps" (HERE)