About Transitional Kindergarten

  • Oceanside Unified School District will offer Transitional Kindergarten (TK) at all of the elementary school sites beginning Fall 2021.

    Transitional kindergarten is a bridge between preschool and kindergarten for children turning 5 years old between July 2, 2021 and Dec. 2, 2021. 

    This program offers young learners a head start and provides them with a golden opportunity to learn and grow in an environment  tailored to meet their academic and social needs.

    • TK is the first year of a two-yr kindergarten program
    • is free as part of the public school system
    • is designed to support "young" five-year-olds
    • is taught by credentialed teachers with extra training
    • uses a unique specialized curriculum.

     Ages to start school 



  • Transitional Kindergarten application window is open for the 2021-2022 school year.

    TK Applications are accepted at your school of residence.

    Descargue el formulario (abajo).  Se aceptan las solicitudes en su escuela de residencia.

    2021-2022 Transitional Kinder Application-English

    Solicitud para inscripción en TK - Español

    On the application, you will list your school of residence.

    The school site will contact you with the required guidelines to complete your child's registration.


Transitional Kindergarten School Sites