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When should he start school?

DS just turned 3 in May, and I don't know if I should have enrolled him in preschool this year, but I don't want him to spend 2 years in preschool. It is hard for me to understand the school year scheduling stuff. Please help.....thanks!!

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Asked by tractormom07 at 6:01 PM on Jun. 22, 2010 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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  • I'd say next year if you want him to start kindergarten at 5.

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 6:02 PM on Jun. 22, 2010

  • here in nc they have to be 4 by aug 31st and my son turns 4 aug 30 :)

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:02 PM on Jun. 22, 2010

  • If you don't want him to do 2 years of preschool then wait until next school year (fall of 2011) to enroll him in preschool. If his birthday is in May he wouldn't be eligible for kindergarten until 2012 (my youngest turned 4 in April and will start kindy in 2011).

    Answer by justanotherjen at 6:06 PM on Jun. 22, 2010

  • thanks a bunch!!! that's what i thought, but wasn't 100%.

    Answer by tractormom07 at 6:07 PM on Jun. 22, 2010

  • My state doesn't have universal preschool so unless one sends their child to private, they start with K at 5.

    Answer by happytexasCM at 10:38 AM on Jun. 23, 2010

  • The military sends children to Pre-K at 4 and 3 if they have a learing disability!

    Answer by JoLee12345 at 12:20 PM on Jun. 23, 2010

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