• Early Entrance Requirements

  • Kindergarten

    To be eligible for consideration for early entrance to kindergarten, children must turn five years old by December 31st of the year of enrollment.

    The child must score in the very superior range of administered assessments.

    The child must demonstrate above average social-emotional development as determined by interview, parent questionnaire, observation, and/or professional judgment.

    Parent/guardian Steps: 

    • Provide child’s birth certificate by email to earlylearners@u-46.org
    • Complete Online Registration for the School Year 2024-2025 and select kindergarten as the grade for your child. Write down the application number. You'll need this number to fill out the U-46 Early Entrance Interest Form.
    • Complete and submit the U-46 Early Entrance Interest Form
  • First Grade

    To be eligible for consideration for early entrance to first grade, children must turn six years old by December 31st of the year of enrollment.

    The parent provides proof that the child attended a non-public preschool, continued his or her education at that school through kindergarten, and was taught in Kindergarten by a certified teacher - Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE).

    The child must score in the very superior range of administered assessments.

    The child must demonstrate above average social-emotional development as determined by interview, parent questionnaire, observation, and/or professional judgment.

    Parent/guardian provides the following information by email to earlylearners@u-46.org: 

    • Child’s birth certificate
    • School certification letter on school letterhead for preschool through kindergarten, indicating the kindergarten teacher's full name as it appears on the Educator Licensure in ISBE.

    Then:

    • Complete Online Registration for the School Year 2024-2025 and select first grade for your child. Write down the application number. You'll need this number to fill out the U-46 Early Entrance Interest Form.
    • Complete and submit the U-46 Early Entrance Interest Form.

     

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  • Applications for Early Entrance are closed for the School Year 2024 - 2025.
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    pplications for School Year 2025 - 2026 will open on February 1, 2025 and close on May 1, 2025

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