What is the timeline for kindergarten enrollment?
WCCUSD is currently enrolling future kindergarteners for the 2016-17 school year. Register your child at your neighborhood elementary school between 9:00 – 11:30 AM and 1:00-3:00 PM, daily. Click here to locate your neighborhood school.
Is my child eligible for Kindergarten?
You can enroll your child in kindergarten if s/he turns five years old on or before September 1, 2016. If your child turns five between September 2 and December 2, 2016, you can enroll him/her in Transitional Kindergarten.
What documents do I bring?
- Your child’s birth certificate or baptismal record
- Your child’s immunization record
- Valid photo ID
- Two forms of address verification from this list
What immunizations are required?
The following immunizations are required by law. If your child lacks one or more required vaccines, or you’d like him/her to be exempted for medical reasons of personal beliefs, learn about your options on page 55 of WCCUSD’s Parent Student Handbook.
- Polio series
- DPT series (Diphtheria/Pertussis (whooping cough)/Tetanus)
- MMR (Measles/Mumps/Rubella), 2 doses
- Hepatitis B series
- Varicella, 1 dose
Where can my child receive low-cost/free immunizations in West Contra Costa?
Visit any of Contra Costa’s drop-in Public Health Immunization Clinics. Clinics are open from 1:00 – 4:30 PM one day per week and patients are seen on a first-come, first-served basis. The clinics are busiest in August and September. For a list of clinic times and locations, call 1-800-246-2494 or view this flyer. To speak with someone about the Immunization Program, call 925-313-6767.