The first year of primary school for Hart County Schools begins with students who turn 5 years old on or before August 1st. However, in accordance with KRS 158.031(6), Hart County Schools have established criteria for early entrance to Kindergarten. A student who turns five years old between August 2nd and October 1st may be eligible for early entry, provided that the student meets criteria established by the Board of Education.
Criteria for Early Entrance:
1. Child must be a resident of Hart County, Kentucky; and
2. Child must turn five between August 2nd and October 1st of the admission year; and
3. Child must score at or above the 85th percentile on the Total Score, as well as score at or above the 75th percentile for the Academic/Cognitive area on the Brigance Early Childhood Screens III (Kindergarten)assessment; and
4. Child must score at or above the 85th percentile on the Total Score, as well as score at or above the 75th percentile for the Concepts area on the DIAL-4 assessment
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