Age Cutoffs and Grades

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Age cutoff

The age cutoff is the age a student needs to be to attend a particular grade. For all schools participating in My School DC, an applicant for PK3 must be 3 years old by September 30, 2019, an applicant for PK4 must be 4 years old by September 30, 2019, and an applicant for Kindergarten must be 5 years old by September 30, 2019. In other grades, age cutoffs vary by school. Click here to see age cutoffs for individual schools. If your child does not make the age cutoff for a particular school, you will not be able to select that school on your application.

 

PK3 and PK4

PK3 programs serve students who are three years old. PK4 programs serve students who are four years old. In the past, schools referred to PK3 as pre-school and PK4 as pre-kindergarten. For all schools participating in My School DC, an applicant for PK3 must be 3 years old by September 30, 2019 and an applicant for PK4 must be 4 years old by September 30, 2019.

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