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Pre-K / ETK/ TK


Welcome to Pre-K! We enjoy learning. We love to dance, sing, listen to stories, learn in centers and play. 

Preschool for All Learners (PAL) Special Education program is a five day, 4 hour and 30 minute Universal Design model intended to maximize student achievement and increase the number of students exiting special education services prior to Kindergarten.

  • PAL classrooms are staffed by a special education teacher and 2 special education assistants/trainees 
  • PAL classrooms serve up to 12 children with both moderate and severe levels of need
  • Classes meet Monday through Friday for 4 hours and 30 minutes

8:05 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. daily



Please be sure to have your child wear appropriate clothing (no belts) and work with your child on buttoning/unbuttoning pants/shorts. Have your child do his/her own homework. Encourage your child to practice writing his/her name and to color "inside the lines".




Expanded Transitional Kindergarten (ETK)

This year's program is for students who will turn 5 between February 3, 2018 and June 30, 2018 (priority goes to resident area children, students with siblings currently attending San Jose and/or students who qualify for free or reduced lunch).

Students are taught using the Pre-Kindergarten standards.

Hours are 8:05 am - 2:29 pm daily.

Transitional Kindergarten (TK)

Transitional kindergarten is the first year of a two-year kindergarten program that uses a modified kindergarten curriculum that is age and developmentally appropriate. Transitional kindergarten is the program placement for TK age- eligible students who turn 5 between September 2, 2017 and February 2, 2018.

This developmental program acts as a bridge between the preschool environment and the more structured setting of Kindergarten. It gives children the opportunity to access State Kindergarten Curriculum Standards in a classroom setting that provides an enhanced language experience and implements small group instruction and hands-on learning.

Transitional Kindergarten prepares students for the social and academic expectations for the following year’s entry into traditional Kindergarten. It gives children the gift of a high quality early learning experience.

Hours are 8:05 am - 2:29 pm daily.