• 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 provides: 

    • Child’s birth certificate by email to earlylearners@u-46.org
    • Submit the U-46 Early Entrance Interest Form - 2021/2022
  • 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 an appropriately certified teacher (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: 

    • Child’s birth certificate by email to earlylearners@u-46.org
    • School certification letter, on school letterhead, for preschool through kindergarten, indicating kindergarten teacher's full name as it appears on the Illinois School Board of Education. Provide this information by email to earlylearners@u-46.org
    • Submit the U-46 Early Entrance Interest Form - 2021/2022

     

     

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  • Applications for Early Entrance are closed for the School Year 2021 - 2022.
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    pplications for School Year 2022 - 2023 will open on February 1, 2022.

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