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Ready to enroll your child in transitional kindergarten or kindergarten?

Teacher gives lesson in kindergarten class San Juan Unified offers a nurturing environment for young learners to explore and grow. We have a variety of part-day and full-day options for different ages, from preschool to transitional kindergarten to kindergarten. These flexible, research-based programs give your child the foundation needed for a successful future.

The 2020-21 school year enrollment period for transitional kindergarten begins Tuesday, Feb. 4. 

The 2020-21 school year enrollment period for kindergarten begins on Tuesday, Feb. 11. 

If your child ...


  • is 5 years old on or before Sept. 1, then he or she is ready for kindergarten.
  • will turn 5 years old between Sept. 2 -­ Dec. 2, then he or she qualifies for transitional kindergarten.
  • turns 5 years old after Dec. 2, then he or she qualifies for preschool.

Families are also invited to attend one of our upcoming enrollment fairs:

  • Saturday, Feb. 8, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Greer Elementary School, 1300 Bell St. in Sacramento (enrollment only available for Cottage, Dyer Kelly, Howe Avenue, Greer or Thomas Edison). 
  • Thursday, March 12, from 8:30 a.m. to noon at Sunrise Tech Center, 7322 Sunrise Blvd. in Citrus Heights.

There will be activities for children, snacks, resources and translators available. 

To register your child, you will need to bring the following:

  • Two proofs of residence in the San Juan Unified School District (current mortgage statement or rental/lease agreement and a current utility bill with the correct name and address)
  • Proof of age, such as birth certificate or passport
  • Current immunization record
  • Supplemental documents, if applicable, such as guardianship or custody papers or a current IEP.

You can also register your child directly at San Juan Central, located at 3700 Garfield Ave. in Carmichael. For more information, including information about our programs, eligibility details, required documentation, San Juan Central office hours and more, visit

Contact San Juan Central, our enrollment office, with questions at (916) SAN-JUAN.