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Transition to Kindergarten

A child must be 5 years old on or before January 1st of the academic school year to be eligible to attend public school in West Hartford. Most schools begin their kindergarten screening and orientation process between March and May for the next school year. If you are unsure as to which school year your child will attend, choose from the following:

Save the Dates! The virtual town wide Transition to Kindergarten Meeting will be held on Monday, January 24th at 6:30 p.m. Please join us via Google Meet. We request one device per household.

To find your Parent/Caregiver Evening Orientation and Kindergarten Visit Days schedule click here

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