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Transitional Kindergarten/Kindergarten

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Parent Informational Meeting Recording

2023-24 Transitonal Kindergarten (TK)

For students that turn five years old between Sept 2, 2023, and April 2, 2024

Hawes and Peterson Elementary

  • The first year of a two-year kindergarten program.
  • A free program aligned with the California Preschool Foundations. A year of preparation for students to succeed in kindergarten the following year.
  • Students attend five days a week. This is a full-day program.

Full-Day Kindergarten

Eader, Hawes, Moffett, Peterson, Smith, and Seacliff Elementary

For students who turn five on or before September 1

  • Students attend five days a week. Class ends at the same time as grades 1-3.
  • A free, standards-based academic program taught by a credentialed teacher. Small group academic instruction in reading, writing, and math. Social studies and hands-on inquiry-based science. Developmental activities in creative learning centers, arts, and physical education.

For more information, please get in touch with your child's Elementary School Office.

HBCSD MySchoolLocator

  • Your child must turn five years old between September 2, 2023, and April 2, 2024, to qualify. 

    Please review the following ECE Programs and Universal Pre-Kindergarten charts for more information.

  • Registration on the HBCSD website will open on February 17, 2023.

  • Please visit the enrollment website to register.

  • All forms can be found on the district enrollment website. 

    • Verification of Identity
    • Proof of Residency
    • Completed Residency Verification Form
    • Student Services Questionnaire
    • Student Immunization Records
    • Health Immunization Form (TK - 1st Grade)
    • Other important documents to upload during online enrollment:
      • Student's birth certificate or valid passport.
      • Academic transcript or report card from the previous school. Prior school records are to be requested by the school site. 
      • Student IEP/504 documents, if applicable.
      • GATE letter from the previous district, if applicable.
      • ELPAC language test documentation, if applicable.
  • No, we encourage you to submit your registration as soon as possible and attach the required documents that you have available. This allows us to start processing your registration. Your school will contact you regarding any missing documentation.

  • The enrollment system automatically assigns each registration to the student's home school based on home address.  However, since TK is only available at Hawes and Peterson, the school office can access all TK registrations and obtain the documentation once online registration is completed.

  • 8:25 am -1:45 pm every day except Thursdays. Thursday is a planning day and the schedule is 8:25 am - 12:10 pm.

  • Yes, school meals are free for all students.

  • Please attend the Hawes or Peterson Elementary Open House on April 27, 2023, at 5 pm. Open House is an excellent opportunity to see our school and our TK classrooms! 

  • Yes, Huntington Beach YMCA is located on our school campuses. Call the YMCA directly for more information at 714-964-7011.