TALBOT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
POLICY CODE- 10.5-AR
EASTON, MD 21601
SCHOOL ADMISSIONS - ONE YEAR MATURITY WAIVER – AR
I. The following course of action must be pursued:
A. A parent or guardian must file a written request with the Superintendent asking that the child's kindergarten attendance be delayed due to the child's level of maturity. This request must be filed before the opening of school of the year in which the child becomes five (5) years old. Such a request will be approved in writing by the Superintendent within five working days from date of receipt. The child must register for kindergarten the following school year.
B. After a child is enrolled in kindergarten, a parent or guardian may file a written request to the Superintendent that the child be withdrawn from kindergarten and attendance be delayed until the following school year if the parent or guardian believes it is in the best interest of the child.