Children who are five years old by September 1 are eligible to begin kindergarten. 

Wayzata Public Schools offers early kindergarten entrance for children who turn five between September 2 and October 15 and reside in Wayzata Public Schools at the time of application. 

Children who demonstrate superior intellectual ability, high levels of academic achievement, and social/emotional development well-advanced for their age may be considered for early kindergarten entrance. 

Applications will be accepted through May 1. 

District staff will evaluate eligible students from mid-May through June and will make a decision by June 30. 

Visit www.wayzataschools.org/district/teaching-learning/gifted-talented to view the early kindergarten entrance criteria and complete the application.