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Kindergarten Fast Facts for Alaska

— State: Alaska Department of Education and Early Development
Updated on Dec 19, 2011

 Required Immunizations  Number of Doses
DTP/DT/DtaP 5
Polio 4
MMR 2
Hepatitis B 3
Hepatitis B 2
Varicella 2

Web Page

http://www.epi.hss.state.ak.us/id/iz/schedules/schedule.pdf

http://www.epi.hss.state.ak.us/bulletins/docs/b2008_03.pdf

Kindergarten entry cutoff date:  Children that are 5 years old on or before September 1 can go to kindergarten. Children do not legally have to go to kindergarten, but most children do.

Web Page: http://www.eed.state.ak.us/nclb/pdf/parent_toolkit.pdf

More registration information: Webpage, pdf, contact info:  Contact the relevant district

Web Page:   http://eed.state.ak.us/DOE_Rolodex/schools/Search.cfm

Pre-kindergarten?:  Yes, Head Start and pre-kindergarten programs

Web Page:  http://eed.state.ak.us/tls/support/support_chart.html

 Expenditure per student:  $10847.00

Web Page:  http://nces.ed.gov/programs/digest/d07/tables/dt07_174.asp

Other information/articles:

Early Learning Guidelines   

http://www.eed.state.ak.us/publications/EarlyLearningGuidelines.

On the Threshold   

http://www.eed.state.ak.us/publications/OnTheThreshold.pdf

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