Early Entrance

Policy Reference: 

JEBA – Early Entrance

JEBA-AR Early Entrance

Special exemptions for early entry into kindergarten may be made for students whose fifth birthday occurs after September 1 but not later than October 1, and who is sufficiently advanced to succeed in the educational program based on an analysis by a qualified professional of their:

  1. Cognitive functioning;
  2. Social development;
  3. Physical development.

The superintendent or designee shall identify screening processes and instruments that will provide standard assessment of the above criteria.

Parents or guardians may be required to pay a fee for the special testing involved.