Age to Start Kindergarten in Florida?


Florida law (Section 1003.21(1)(a)2, Florida Statutes) stipulates that kids who have reached the age of 5 years on or before September 1 of the school year, are eligible for admission to public kindergarten based on rules agreed by the school board. Schoolchildren are entitled for kindergarten attendance provided they meet the age requirement.
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The child must be 4 years old before September 1.
Every school district will have a date that the child needs to be 5 by. In my school district (and I think this is a pretty common date) the child needs to have turned 5 by August
Children must turn 5 sometime during their kindergarten
S., Your concerns are understandable. I have two boys, 12 and 9. Our 12 year old has a May birthday and he started Kindergarten at age 5. He has done fine both socially and academically
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