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K-5 Registration

Kindergarten Registration and Transitional Kindergarten Registration for the 2021-2022 school year is open and ongoing.  All Transitional Kindergarten - 5th grade registration will be completed online.  Any child who will be 5 years old on or before September 1, 2021 is eligible to enroll in kindergarten. 


Kindergarten registration is a very important event for families, students, and the Martinez Unified School District. Each year the Martinez Unified School District uses Kindergarten registration enrollments as a key source of information to make decisions about staffing, programs, and other budget allocations. Registering your child(ren) for Kindergarten allows your school to provide you with updated information, schedules, and events over the remainder of the current school year and summer.  


The Kindergarten Readiness Act passed by the state legislature (Senate Bill 1381) amended California Education Code to change the required birthday for admission to kindergarten and first grade and established a transitional kindergarten program beginning in the 2012-2013 school year.


A child must have his or her fifth birthday on or before September 1st in order to enroll in kindergarten.  Over the last few years the date has moved back as part of SB 1381.


For the 2014-2015 school year and each school year thereafter the date is September 1st.


Transitional kindergarten is the first year of a two-year kindergarten program that uses a modified kindergarten curriculum that is age and developmentally appropriate. Effective the 2022-2023 school year, a child is eligible for transitional kindergarten if his or her fifth birthday is between September 2 and February 2.


Based on facility capacity, extended day transitional kindergarten and kindergarten is offered at Las Juntas Elementary and John Muir Elementary Schools.  A traditional half-day program is offered at Morello Park Elementary and John Swett Elementary Schools.


Each student will need to submit registration information through the Martinez Unified School District online registration system.  Enroll a new student here.


Parents with additional questions regarding Transitional Kindergarten should follow this link. Parents may also send questions via email to


**Registration for the 2023-2024 school year will open in January 2023.**