Entrance Ages

  • According to district policy, the following eligibility ages are followed:

    • Preschool - A child is eligible for entrance into a program of special education who has attained his/her third birthday and has been found by the Child Study Team to be eligible for a program for the preschool disabled in accordance with rules of the State Board of Education. (Please visit our Student Services Department for entrance information into the pre-school program.)
    • Kindergarten - A child is eligible for entrance into kindergarten who will have attained the age of five years on or before October 1 of the year in which entrance is sought.
    • First Grade - A child is eligible for entrance into first grade who will have attained the age of six years on or before October 1 of the year in which entrance is sought.

    Available for your review is the LBOE policy on Entrance Age (Policy #5112).