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Any child who turns 5 years old on or before Aug. 1 is eligible for full-day kindergarten, per state regulations.  

For questions about enrollment, call (859) 381-4130. For resources to help children transition to kindergarten, call (859) 381-4307



A teacher shows five different shapes for a boy to identify

Countdown to Kindergarten



This program spotlights the importance of early learning activities and family involvement in education while also providing Lexington residents with a range of entertaining activities. Thanks to the joint efforts of local organizations, children registered to start kindergarten in August have a summer full of free events to help them get ready for their first day of school.

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Contact us

Whitney Stevenson,
director of
Early Childhood Education

Danna Becker,
administrative assistant
(859) 381-4105
(speaks Spanish)

Eamonn FitzGerald,
family/community liaison
(859) 381-4307