Transition to Kindergarten

The Transition to Kindergarten (TK) is a new program established by passage of HB 1550 during the 2023 session. The new law codified and renamed the Transitional Kindergarten program the Transition to Kindergarten (TK) program. Previously, students were counted in kindergarten. Under the new law, as of the 2023-24 school year, TK students are reported separately as TK enrollment. Under HB 1550, the goal of the TK program is to assist eligible children in need of additional preparation to be successful kindergarten students in the following school year. Note the historical actuals in the chart above are transitional kindergarten students reported in kindergarten.