It depends on the cut off dates of your state. Where we live the child must turn 5 before September 1st to enroll in kindergarten that school year. In the next state over, I believe it is August 1.
If you google "kindergarten entrance requi
We've had changes in Michigan starting with the upcoming school year. They want to move the date from Dec. 1 to Sep 1, but are doing it gradually. This coming school year it's Nov. 1 (so ds just makes the cut off and will be one the younges
Here in California, the child has to be 5 years old when he/she starts public kindergarden. Unfortunately, DS will be 5 in Ocotber, (he's a late fall baby), so he wont be able to go into regular kinder this year, but our state did implement a tra
Every state is different although most have cut offs in late summer/early fall. I know both MI and CA (a few others) do have Dec 1 cut offs.
My state is 5 by Sept 1 and some districts will let Sept bday kids test to start early. <
WestCoastMommy:DD is a December baby too and it confuses me. It shouldn't because DH and I are both December ourselves but it se
As others said, it varies even by district. Our district has the totally odd cutoff date of Sept. 12. DD was born 9/15.
ETA: As someone who started kindgerten at not quite 5 and did just fine, I think arbitrary cutoff dates are dumb.
ryry1977:DS doesn't turn 5 until Sept 13th and we are keeping him back until the following year even.