DOWNEY - The Downey Unified School District is offering a transitional kindergarten program for children who will reach age 5 between Nov. 2 and Dec. 2.Parents can enroll their children at any of the three elementary schools hosting the program, including Alameda, Gallatin and Williams schools. Transitional kindergarten is the first year of a two-year program. After completing the program, the child moves on to traditional kindergarten in the 2013-14 school year at their neighborhood school. Applications for transitional kindergarten are available online at dusd.net in both English and Spanish. Enrollment is on a space-available basis. Parents are responsible for transporting their child to the program as bussing will not be available. In order to enter kindergarten, a child be must be age 5 on or before Nov. 1, 2012-13, Oct. 1, 2013-14 and Sept. 1, 2014-15.
********** Published: May 31, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 07