Age Criteria (for 2021-2022)
- Students who are applying for kindergarten must be at least 5 years old on or before September 1, 2021. We do not make exceptions to this rule.
- Students who are applying for Transitional Kindergarten must turn 5 years old between September 2, 2021, and December 2, 2021.
Urban Discovery Schools provide a sibling preference to applicants who are siblings of students currently attending Urban Discovery Academy or Urban Discovery High School.
Urban Discovery Schools provide an employee preference to applicants who are children of employees currently employed by Urban Discovery Academy or Urban Discovery High School.
Urban Discovery Schools provide a priority preference to applicants whose parents or guardians are currently employed within the 92101 zip code.
Urban Discovery Schools defines siblings as children who:
- Are biologically related as siblings by one or two shared parents; OR
- Are related as step-siblings by parent marriage; OR
- Are related as siblings through formal adoption or formal court-ordered guardianship. (A Power of Attorney does not suffice for this purpose.)
- Children living in the same household
Application Verification and Successful Completion of Previous Grade
Initial admissions decisions are conditional. In order to reserve the position prior to full registration, admitted applicants will be required to submit documents confirming zip code of residence, student age as well as successful completion of the previous grade level to the Admissions Office before the deadline of 11:59 p.m. April 9th, 2021. Applicants who do not submit the required documents by the deadlines will forfeit their admission.