Early Kindergarten Entrance.
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State and Snoqualmie Valley School District guidelines require that students entering Kindergarten in the fall must be five years of age on or before August 31st. However, a child whose birth date falls on or between September 1st and December 31st may enter kindergarten if he or she meets the early entrance requirements.
The early entrance process involves an objective evaluation of your child’s cognitive, gross and fine motor, visual-motor integration, communication, and social/emotional development. To increase the likelihood that your child will have a successful first year of school, he/she will be expected to meet standards approximately six months above his/her chronological age in all areas assessed. Children meeting the early entrance standards will be recommended for a six-week trial period in kindergarten beginning at the start of the following school year.
Birthdate cutoffs for kindergarten exist in 44 of the 50 US states with at 5 years old
Looking for kids to have a broad range of beginning academic knowledge as opposed to isolated knowledge in one area
To qualify your child must achieve a cognitive score in the High Average range (75%) compared to children aged 5 years, 6 months
Parents will be sent the testing results and notified of the team recommendation within no later than the 21st of August