Grade Assignment

The curriculum followed at Sebastopol Charter is based on a developmental model that is directly linked to the age of the student. Below is our grade assignment by student age (birth date) policy.

Students will be enrolled or assigned in the lottery in each class according to their age. See the chart below.

Note: Transitional Kindergarten (TK), applies for those children turning 4 years of age by June 1, 2024 and
5 years of age on or after Sept. 2, 2024. All kindergarten classrooms are mixed age and include Transitional Kindergarten students. 

The grade level that you are applying for in our Lottery has been automatically determined by your child’s birthdate. If you cannot find the grade option you want, this is the reason.

If you believe your child should be assigned to a higher or lower grade, you will need to submit an email request to the Enrollment Director, Lori Grey [email protected] and it must be approved by the Executive Director in order for us to make a change.

GRADE AND AGE Assignments for 2024-25

Transitional Kindergarten (TK)  2 year4 by  June 1, 2024
Kindergarten  1 year5  by Sept. 1, 2024
1st grade6 by Sept. 1, 2024
2nd grade7 by Sept. 1, 2024
3rd grade8 by Sept. 1, 2024
4th grade 9 by Sept. 1, 2024
5th grade10 by Sept. 1, 2024
6th grade11 by Sept. 1, 2024
7th grade12 by Sept. 1, 2024
8th grade13 by Sept. 1, 2024


Sebastopol Charter shall be nonsectarian in its programs, admission policies, employment practices, and all other operations, shall not charge tuition, and shall not discriminate against any person on the basis of ethnicity, national origin, race, gender, disability, or any other characteristic designated in SB777 and as set forth in Section 47605(d) of the Education Code.

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