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Transitional Kindergarten...

Where Achievement and Relationships Begin!

What is a Transitional Kindergarten (TK) Program?

Transitional Kindergarten (TK) is defined as the first year of a two-year Kindergarten program for children who do not yet meet the minimum age criterion for admittance into Kindergarten. 

Children are eligible for TK if they turn 4 on or before September 1, 2023. 

Students who complete the TK program attend Kindergarten the following school year. 

The PROCESS of Learning...

Transitional Kindergarten focuses in on the PROCESS of learning, which means helping students develop the skills required of effective learners.  These skills enable them to be successful in later grades and life.  The Transitional Kindergarten Program uses a developmentally-appropriate curriculum based on the California Preschool Learning Foundations.

The TK program builds these essential skills in all curricular areas, including:

Transitional Kindergarten Enrollment -- Enrollment Opens January 27, 2023! 

Enrollment Process

Step 1: Pre-enroll students online at air.ovsd.org

Step 2: Submit the following to your school of residence

TK is now available at all OVSD Elementary Schools  

Check out OVSD's high-achieving, award-winning elementary schools!

Information on Transitional Kindergarten Parent Tours coming soon!

Circle View Elementary

Jessica Haag  |  Principal

GATE Magnet Program (Grades 3-5)


College View Elementary

Allen Mendrin  |  Principal

Preschool Program Available


Golden View Elementary 

Lori Florgan  |  Principal

Environmental Science School


Harbour View Elementary

Francesca Ligman  |  Principal

Dual Language Immersion Program (Grades K-2)


Hope View Elementary

Christy Luckey  |  Principal

Lake View Elementary

Jill Van Der Linden  |  Principal

STEAM School 


Oak View Elementary

Jenna Landero  |  Principal

Preschool Program Available


Star View Elementary 

Star View  |  Principal

GATE Magnet Program (Grades 3-5)


Village View Elementary

Tami Benane |  Principal


Westmont Elementary

Diana Bianco  |  Principal

Visual & Performing Arts School 

Preschool Program Available 

TK Daily Schedule

All programs follow the primary (Grades 1-3) schedules at the school site. 

Mondays, Tuesdays are full days, with a modified schedule on Wednesdays. 


Sample Schedules for FALL 2022:


Circle View, College View, Golden View, Hope View, Oak View, & Westmont

M, T, TH, F    8:15 am - 2:05 pm  &   Wed    8:15 am - 12:35 pm


Harbour View, Lake View, Star View, & Village View

M, T, TH, F    8:45 am - 2:35 pm  &   Wed    8:45 am - 1:05 pm

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