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Transitional Kindergarten

For the current 2022-23 school year: students who turn five between September 2, 2022 and February 2, 2023. Students with birthdates on or between September 2, 2017 and February 2, 2018 are eligible.


For the upcoming 2023-2024 school year: students who turn five between September 2, 2023 and April 2, 2024. Students with birthdates on or between September 2, 2018 and April 2, 2019 are eligible. 

Apply for the 2023-24 TK Lottery 

A link for the application will be available here starting February 1, 2023. You must be a resident of SSFUSD or an SSFUSD employee to apply. All applications received in February will be entered into the TK lottery for school placement. All applications received after the lottery will be placed first-come, first-served depending on space availability.


2023-24 Application for Transitional Kindergarten

2023-24 Aplicación para Kindergarten Transitorio


Or eligible students can apply for the current school year

We have limited spaces available. Applications are currently first-come, first-serve for school placement and/or placement on a waitlist. Download and fill out an application or visit the District Office for more information.

2022-23 >>> TK Application / Aplicacion    

TK applications for the 2022-2023 school year can be submitted in person at the district office or downloaded and submitted as a PDF e-mail attachment to jlangley[at]ssfusd.org. Photos of applications or faxed applications are not accepted.

Assignments for 2023-24 will be mailed out after the lottery, expected to take place in March of 2023. After the lottery additional school assignments, if available, will be made in the order of applications received.  
Start the registration process by collecting the required documents to submit to your assigned school.
Parents without a PG&E bill in their name can verify their residence by completing a residency affidavit at the district office. Once the residency affidavit has been approved, please bring the approved copy to your assigned school office.
For additional help, contact your school office. 
Is your child currently attending TK?


TK school assignments are not permanent placements. All students must register online with their school of residence for kindergarten. See the New Student page for registration information.