Kindergarten Registration Information

REGISTRATION FOR 2019/2020 SCHOOL YEAR
Dates: Tuesday, January 29, 2019 and Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Times: 10am - 2pm
Location: Cali Gym

We do not open the doors until 10am. You may come to either of the two registration days. There is no priority given for early arrival.

MUST BRING:

  1. ONLINE pre-enrollment: Available between 1/22 and 1/30 only.
    If unable to pre-enroll online, please ask for assistance in the Cali office or come on one of the registration days with enough time to complete it then.
  2. Proof of age: One of the following documents
    • A certified copy of a birth certificate or a statement by the local Registrar or County Recorder certifying the date of birth
    • A duly attested baptism certificate
    • A passport
    • When none of the above documents is obtainable, an affidavit of the parent/guardian
  3. Immunization records
  4. Proof of Residency: Any TWO of the following ducuments showing the name and address of the parent/guardian within the district.
    • Property tax payment receipt
    • Rental property contract, lease, or payment receipt
    • Utility service contract, statement, or payment receipt (a cell phone receipt is not considered a utility)
    • Pay stub
    • Voter registration
    • Correspondence from a government agency
    • A notarized Declaration of residency executed by the student's parent/guardian
    • A Declaration of residency by the student if student is an unaccompanied youth as defined in 42 USC 11434a
    • If the student is residing in the home of a caregiving adult within district boundaries, an affidavit executed by the caregiving adult in accordance with Family Code 6552

Want to wait in fewer lines? Come with copies of all your documentations and complete the pre-enrollment online before arriving.

Children must have been born on or before September 1, 2014.

Current Cali parents:
to volunteer at kinder registration, please click here


MANDATORY MEETINGS
In order for your child to be considered for enrollment in Cali Calmécac's Kindergarten program, you must attend a Program Orientation meeting AND a Kindergarten Information meeting.

2019 MEETINGS CONDUCTED IN ENGLISH
These dates are subject to change

Program Orientation (Administration)
Date: Thursday, Feb. 7th
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Cali Gym

Kindergarten Information (Kinder Teachers)
Date: Tuesday, Feb. 26th
NEW DATE: Tuesday, March 12th
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Cali Gym

 
2019 MEETINGS CONDUCTED IN SPANISH
fechas sujetas a cambios

Program Orientation (Administration)
Date: Tuesday, Feb. 12th
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Cali Gym

Kindergarten Information (Kinder Teachers)
Date: Thursday, Feb. 21st
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Cali Gym


SCHOOL TOURS
Please sign in at the office and get a visitor tag before going to classrooms. These dates have been set aside for parents to come to school and observe kindergarten classes while they are in session. These visits are for PARENTS ONLY.

Visitation days - Meet in the office - Parents only
10 a.m.
2018: Oct. 23, Nov. 27
2019: Jan. 15, Jan. 22

Cali Calmécac Open House
Thursday, April, 4, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
A great opportunity to visit all grade levels!


PREPARING FOR KINDERGARTEN
Kindergarten will be a new and exciting experience for your child. Take this opportunity to expose them to Spanish – Check out a Spanish book at the library, go over any words or numbers you know, listen to Spanish children’s CD’s – Jose Luis Orozco, Tatiana, or switch the language track on your child’s favorite video to Spanish for a while. 

Finally, your child should be able to do most of the following to get the most out of Kindergarten:

  • Listen to stories without interrupting 

  • Recognize rhyming sounds 

  • Pay attention for short periods of time to adult-directed tasks 

  • Understand actions have both causes and effects 

  • Show understanding of general times of day 

  • Cut with scissors 

  • Trace basic shapes 

  • Begin to share with others 

  • Start to follow rules 

  • Be able to recognize authority 

  • Manage bathroom needs 

  • Button shirts, pants, coats, and zip up zippers 

  • Begin to control oneself 

  • Separate from parents without being upset 

  • Speak understandably 

  • Talk in complete sentences of five to six words 

  • Look at pictures and then tell stories 

  • Identify rhyming words 

  • Identify the beginning sound of some words 

  • Identify some alphabet letters 

  • Recognize some common sight words like "stop" 

  • Sort similar objects by color, size, and shape 

  • Recognize groups of one, two, three, four, and five objects 

  • Count to ten 

  • Bounce a ball 

Feel free to contact us with any questions you may have.