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Early Entrance to Kindergarten or 1st Grade

 
Rob Beidelman, Instructional Specialist of Gifted Services
 
Maegan Noland, Curriculum Secretary

Greetings and thank you for inquiring about kindergarten and first grade academic services in the Fairfield City School District. If you are considering having your child evaluated for early entrance to kindergarten or first grade, please read the FAQ (below) and complete the Fairfield City School District Early Entrance to Kindergarten/First Grade application in its entirety. This document must be completed prior to processing your child’s application and scheduling a date and time for early entrance evaluation.

Applications for early entrance to kindergarten or first grade for the 2020-2021 school year will be made available on February 1, 2020.
 
Applications are processed and scheduled for evaluation in the order of date received.
 
Applications received after July 24, 2020 may not be evaluated until after the first day of school, which may impact placement.
 
February 1, 2020 – Applications will be available and may be submitted
• June 1-2, 2020 – Developmental evaluation with Early Entrance Team, by appointment only
• June 3, 2020 – Cognitive testing with school psychologist, by appointment only
July 24, 2020 – Last day to submit applications to be evaluated prior to the first day of school
• August 5, 2020 – Development evaluation with Early Entrance team, by appointment only
• August 7, 2020 – Cognitive testing with school psychologist, by appointment only
• August 19, 2020 – First day of school