The first day of school is August 27, 2020. LMSV will begin the school year in online learning. 

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Transitional Kindergarten

What is TK? As the San Diego County Office of Education (SDCOE) describes:

Transitional Kindergarten (TK) is a special program designed for students who turn 5 in the fall – and are not quite old enough to enroll in traditional kindergarten. A child is eligible for TK if they have their 5th birthday between September 2 and December 2 (inclusive).

TK is designed as the first year of a two-year kindergarten program using modified kindergarten curriculum that is age and developmentally appropriate. A child who completes one year in a TK program, will continue in a kindergarten program for one additional year. 

How do I enroll? Enrollment begins March 2, 2020. You may begin the online enrollment process on March 2nd. You may also enroll at the identified TK sites. 

If you wish to enroll at a school other than your identified TK site of residence, you must complete a transfer form with Student Services. For more information regarding transfers, call LMSV Schools Student Services at (619) 668-5700. 

Where is TK for the 2020-2021 school year?

Your home address determines your identified TK site. TK will be hosted at the following sites:

  • Avondale (home to TK for Avondale and Rancho families)
  • Kempton (home to TK for Kempton, Bancroft and La Presa families)
  • Highlands (home to TK for Highlands and Sweetwater Springs families)
  • Casa de Oro (home to TK for Casa de Oro and Loma families)
  • Murdock (home to TK for Murdock families)
  • Lemon Avenue (home to TK for Lemon Avenue families)
  • La Mesa Dale (home to TK for La Mesa Dale and Rolando families)
  • Maryland Avenue (home to TK for Maryland Avenue and Murray Manor* families)
  • Northmont (home to TK for Northmont and Murray Manor* families)
  • Fletcher Hills (home to TK for Fletcher Hills families)

*Murray Manor resident students are in an optional attendance area and may enroll at either Northmont or Maryland Avenue without completing a transfer form.

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