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Early Kindergarten 4 and 5 Year Olds

Last Updated: 4/14/2021 5:25 PM


Early Kindergarten 

Purpose:  To give younger students who may not be ready for the rigors of an all day academic approach an option for an all-day setting that will provide Kindergarten instruction from a more play based model.  The Early Kindergarten year will help get them more prepared for the expectations of a full academic approach in Kindergarten the following year.



Who:     Five-year olds whose birthday falls on or after May 1st.

    Four-year olds whose birthday falls between September 11, 2016 and March 10, 2017.  Four-year olds will only be accepted if they meet four-year old criteria listed below and if room is available once five-year olds have been accepted.  During registration, all four year olds will be put on the waiting list.  

Birthdays: Placement:
May 1, 2016 - September 10, 2016 Screened for Early K or Kindergarten
September 11, 2016 - March 10, 2017 Only eligible for Early K

Host Sight:  To be Determined

Now accepting applications for the 2021-2022 School Year. 

Please choose 4 year old Kindergarten as your school.  

New Student Enrollment


Four Year Old Criteria:

  • Live within Kalispell Elementary School District boundaries
  • Consideration for first come, first serve enrollment
  • Meet the moderate income eligibility - chart below


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Required: immunizations, proof of income (a minimum of two monthly paycheck), proof of residency, and a copy of their birth certificate.