Kindergarten Options and Age Requirements
A child must be five years old before September 1st of the current school year to enroll in Kindergarten. To enter first grade, a child must be six years old before September 1st of the current school year.
Early Kindergarten Testing
By law, students must turn 5 by December 31 of the school year to qualify for early kindergarten testing. Please note that the list below describes general concepts that the early kinder test will be assessing:
The early kinder test will be administered in April, May, June, and July. The testing fee is $30. If you are interested in early kindergarten testing, please call the Community Education office at 480-987-5310 to schedule.
If your child has not yet demonstrated these skills, we would recommend that you consider our Kinder Prep preschool. Please refer to the Community Education section of our website for additional information regarding Kinder Prep. Getting our littlest Combs students off to a great start is one of our most treasured responsibilities.
If your child turns five before September 1, 2016, it's time to register for Kindergarten! Registration takes place at all of our elementary school sites. The offices are open on all school days from 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Please visit our Registration page for registration details.