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Transitional kindergarten programs expanding in the coming years

Newport-Mesa Unified School District (NMUSD) is in the process of expanding the age range of students eligible for transitional kindergarten (TK) through the 2024-25 school year, when every 4 year old will be eligible to attend TK. 

For the 2022-2023 school year, NMUSD will be offering the following Early Learning options:

–A child with a birthdate between September 2, 2016 through September 1, 2017 will have the opportunity for kindergarten (only).

–Parents of a child with a birthdate between September 2, 2017 and February 2, 2018, may choose between transitional kindergarten or one NMUSD preschool program (state part day preschool, state full day preschool and tuition preschool).

–A child with a birthdate between February 3, 2018 and December 1, 2019, has the choice of transitional kindergarten or one NMUSD preschool program (state part day preschool, state full day preschool and tuition preschool).