Buckeye Union School District announces that beginning Feb. 4, Kindergarten and Transitional Kindergarten (formerly known as “Junior Kindergarten”) registration for the 2014-15 school year will be accepted at all of its elementary schools — Buckeye in Shingle Springs, (530) 677-2277; Blue Oak and Blue Oak Montessori in Cameron Park, (530) 676-0164; William Brooks in El Dorado Hills (916) 933-6618; Silva Valley in El Dorado Hills (916) 933-3767; and Oak Meadow in El Dorado Hills (916) 933-9746). School websites can be accessed at buckeyeusd.org.
Registration forms are available in school offices. Registration will be accepted at school sites based upon designated boundaries. If you are uncertain as to your school of attendance visit the district website to input your address and access this information. Go to buckeyeusd.org DistrictBoundaries and Directions to use this tool.
A child who resides in Buckeye Union School District and will be 5 years of age on or before Sept. 1, 2014, may register for Transitional Kindergarten or Kindergarten. Children who will turn 5 years old between Sept. 2 and Dec. 2, 2014, are eligible for Transitional Kindergarten. Children who will turn 5 years old between Dec. 3, 2014 and March 1, 2015, are eligible to be placed on a waiting list for Transitional Kindergarten and will not be eligible to attend school until they are 5 years of age. Your child’s birth certificate, immunization record and proof of residency will be required when you register your child. Proof of residency requires that a parent/guardian provide two pieces of documentation. The specific information about these documents is available on the district website by clicking on “For Parents” and then “Enrollment.” If you need additional information regarding registration visit or call the school.
All new enrollees for all other grade levels are invited to register on Feb. 4 according to the boundaries assigned to each site. Any child attending Buckeye Union School District on a current interdistrict transfer and/or siblings thereof, must renew/submit the application or employment verification by Feb. 25. New interdistrict transfer requests will not be reviewed until May 15, 2014.