Availability is based on resident enrollment. If a permit will be granted parents will be notified in August 2021. Add your student to the waitlist by filling out this form.
To enter kindergarten, children must be five years old by September 1. Kester offers an informational meeting and tour for new kindergarten parents in the Spring.
Transitional Kindergarten is available to children turning 5 between September 1 and December 2.
First preference goes to students residing within the school’s attendance boundaries. Click here and then enter your home address to check.
Kester Gifted / High Ability Magnet Program application information is available in the CHOICES brochure and application, online and mailed directly to parents/guardians. Students must be verified as meeting specified criteria to be eligible to apply. For more about eligibility and the application process, please see the e-choices website and contact the Magnet Office at 818-787-3026.