Eligibility for the Kindergarten Program requires either that the children be five years old by August 31 or pass early-entrance testing. Early-entrance testing is available through the public school district as well as through private testing services. Results of early-entrance testing must be submitted to TLC prior to the first day of school.
"Written language can be acquired more easily by children of four years than by those of six. While children of six usually need at least two years to learn how to write children of four years learn this second language within a few months."