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Transitional Kindergarten (TK) at VCES

We are excited to announce that Valley Charter School is accepting applications for our first Transitional Kindergarten (TK)
Valley Charter School kinder self portraitclass for the 2023-24 school year.
Important information for prospective TK families:
  • TK will be taught by credentialed teachers.
  • TK will have the same hours as Kindergarten through 5th grade on the VCES campus.  These hours are Monday-Wednesday 8:05am-2:40pm, and Thursdays from 8:05am-1pm.
  • TK students will be eligible for after school care provided by E3.
  • TK serves as a bridge connecting what students learned in preschool to what they will master in Kindergarten.
  • The focal point of a TK year is social-emotional development.
  • TK students learn to develop and maintain positive relationships, identify emotions, manage impulses, focus attention, learn to work both independently and cooperatively, learn school routines and expectations, and resolve social conflict.
  • TK teachers promote meaningful connections across subject matter and involve students in integrated educational experiences.
Valley Charter school kinder stemApplication and enrollment information:
  • All "pre-lottery" TK applications are due by February 16th, 2023.
  • If more TK applications are received than spots available, we will run a lottery.  The lottery will take place on February 23rd, 2023.
    • We will then run a waitlist based on the randomized number given during the lottery.
  • Enrollment offers, or notification of placement on the TK waitlist, will begin in early March 2023.
  • Apply here.
Valley Charter School kinder playground