Children who reach their fifth birthday on or before December 1st of the year of matriculation may be admitted to kindergarten. Proof of age must be presented in the form of a birth certificate, baptismal certificate, or passport.
A child who has regularly attended and satisfactorily completed a year's work in a kindergarten which is duly registered with the State Education Department will be enrolled in the first grade.
The Board of Education authorizes the Superintendent of Schools to establish any and all rules, regulations, and procedures necessary to implement and maintain this policy.
Ref: Education Law ''709; 1712; 2503; 2514; 2555; 3202; 3205; 3210
Adoption date: January 1,1993
Reviewed on: February 4, 2003