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Kindergarten Program

All Elementary Schools in the Lowell Joint School District offer Kindergarten.  Below is some helpful information when starting your child in Kindergarten.

How do I find out if my child is old enough to start Kindergarten?

  • The Kindergarten Readiness Act of 2010 changed the Kindergarten entry date from December 2 to September 1 so children begin at 5 years of age. The rollback will be implemented over a three-year period, rolling back one month per year beginning in 2012/13.

September 1 - for the 2018/2019 school year