Universal TK/Kindergarten Enrollment
State Eligibility Dates for Universal Transitional Kindergarten/Kindergarten Programs Are:
- Universal Transitional Kindergarten (UTK): Students who turn 5 years of age on or between September 2, 2023 and April 2, 2024. (Please see the bottom of this page to learn more about the difference between Universal Transitional Kindergarten and Traditional Kindergarten)
- Kindergarten: Students who turn 5 years of age on or before September 1, 2023.
Parent Information Meeting Resources:
In addition to information about our award-winning instructional programs, the presentation also covered:
- Philosophy of Los Alamitos Unified School District’s Kindergarten Program
- Differences between Universal Transitional Kindergarten versus Kindergarten
- Overview of a typical day in Kindergarten
- How to enroll for UTK/Kindergarten
- How to take advantage of our on-site extended child care option (Extended Day Care)
- View the 2023 Kindergarten Parent Information Presentation held on January 31, 2023
- View the 2023 Universal Transitional Kindergarten Parent Information Presentation held on January 31, 2023
- Click Here to View Slides from the Interdistrict Transfer Presentation Held on January 31, 2023
NOTE: PLEASE SEE BELOW FOR AN INFORMATIONAL MEETING (Via Zoom) THAT WILL SPECIFICALLY ADDRESS HOW TO SUBMIT AN INTERDISTRICT TRANSFER APPLICATION:
Date & Time: Thursday, February 9th, at 6:00 p.m.
Location: Via Zoom – Click Here to Register and Receive the Zoom Link
(Slides from the Zoom Meeting will be posted on this webpage following the meeting)
To begin the online process of enrolling a new student please click here.
(Using the above link allows families to enroll in Universal TK/Kindergarten completely online, without dropping off any documents at a school site. For families that do not have access to scanning or uploading of documents, please contact your home elementary school to arrange to submit the required documents for enrollment.)
Los Alamitos Unified School District wants every child to be prepared for success in school. To ensure that kindergarten children are fully able to achieve success in the increasingly rigorous, State-Standards-Based Curriculum, the District also offers Universal Transitional Kindergarten in addition to our regular kindergarten.
Please plan to attend the Universal TK/Kindergarten Parent Information Meeting on Tuesday, January 31, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center at Los Alamitos High School. Also, please download the necessary enrollment forms as you prepare to send your child to Universal TK/Kindergarten next school year.
February 6, 2023 through February 10, 2023
2023-2024 UNIVERSAL TK/KINDERGARTEN ENROLLMENT for District Residents
We are delighted to enroll your child for school and begin the exciting journey of academics and personal growth together.
The following items are required for enrollment:
A) Age Verification (i.e., Birth Certificate, Birth Record, Baptism Certificate, Passport or Parent/Guardian Affidavit)
B) Up-to-Date Immunizations (or copy of most recent immunizations at time of enrollment)
C) Two forms of Verification of Proof of Residency or an approved interdistrict transfer
D) Verification of Meeting all Health Requirements
In addition to completing the online enrollment process, please also download, print and complete the following forms as they apply:
a) LAUSD Student Health History (All grades) – LAUSD Student Health History
b) Oral Health Assessment Form (UTK, K and 1st grade) – Oral Health
c) Physical Health Assessment (UTK, K and 1st grade) – Physical Health Assessment
d) Universal TK/Kindergarten Information Sheet (Both UTK and Kindergarten) – Universal TK/Kindergarten Information Sheet
(Students with special diets requiring accommodations in the cafeteria due to a disability or medical condition are required to submit a Medical Statement. Please click here to download the Special Meal Request Form. For additional information, please call (562) 799-4592 x81118.)
If you wish to enroll your child in a school other than your child’s assigned school of attendance, please complete the 2023-24 Elementary Intradistrict Transfer Request Form .
If you live outside of the Los Alamitos Unified School District Boundaries and are applying for an Interdistrict Transfer, please visit the Interdistrict Transfers page.
Expanded Learning Opportunities Program (ELO-P)
Students designated as Socially and Economically Disadvantaged, Foster Youth, or English Language Learners will have access to a 9-hour school day at no cost. After July 1, 2023, the Free and Reduced Meal Application will be posted to determine if your child is eligible for the no-cost 9-hour school day, which includes free afterschool care until 5PM for the 2023-2024 school year.
What is Universal Transitional Kindergarten?
Los Alamitos Unified School District wants every child to be prepared for success in school. To ensure that kindergarten children are fully able to achieve success in the increasingly rigorous, State-standards-based curriculum, the District also offers Universal Transitional Kindergarten (UTK).
Additional information regarding Universal Transitional Kindergarten will be forthcoming.
Last Modified on January 25, 2022