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 2nd and February 2nd. (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 1st.

Parent Information Meeting Resources:

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 Information Meeting on Thursday, January 27, 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.

January 31, 2022 through February 11, 2022
2022-2023 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

If you wish to enroll your child in a school other than your child’s assigned school of attendance, please complete the Elementary Intradistrict Request Form

If you live outside of the Los Alamitos Unified School District Boundaries and are applying for an Interdistrict Transfer, please complete the Supplemental Agreement for Interdistrict Transfer

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, 2022, 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 2022-2023 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