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Transitional Kindergarten/Kindergarten

Parent Informational Meeting Recording

Parent Informational Meeting Presentation 

Parent Informational Meeting Recording

Parent Informational Meeting Presentation 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Does my child qualify for the TK program?

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.

When can I register my child?

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

How do I register?

Please visit the enrollment website to register.

What documents are needed 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.

Do I need to wait until I have all the required documents before I submit registration?

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.

Why does my child's TK registration show our home school when they will be enrolled at Hawes Elementary?

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, the school office can access all TK registrations and obtain the documentation once online registration is completed.

What is the daily TK class schedule?

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.

Are school lunches offered?

Yes, school meals are free for all students.

Can I set up a tour of the school?

Please attend the Hawes Elementary Open House on April 27, 2023, at 5 pm. Open House is an excellent opportunity to see our school and our TK classrooms! Visit the Hawes Elementary website for more information.

Is there before/after school care?

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