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Why Kindergarten in Vail

Your child has reached the ripe old age of five or will be five before September 1, 2024*. Welcome to Kindergarten!

Rest assured, the Vail School District is here to help you with this wonderful transition. 

Start your child's educational journey off on the right foot. Enroll in the Vail School District today!

The Vail School District welcomes you to an award winning school district of choice with the best educational opportunities in the state! Vail has been recognized locally, statewide, nationally, and even internationally for its outstanding educational programs, staff, and culture. And, Vail is now accepting open enrollment families!

Be sure to attend the Kindergarten Fair and Kindergarten Roundups. More information coming soon!

*Note - Vail has adopted a 30 day exception to the date of birth cutoff to be evaluated on an individual basis by the principal of the considering school. 

How to Enroll My Kindergartner

The process is really quite simple. Determine which boundary you reside in. Then, determine which best describes your family below and click the links to enroll.

  • My Boundary School: If you live within VUSD boundaries, your child has a guaranteed spot at your attendance boundary school. Please be sure to attend Kindergarten Roundup for your school. See the schedule below.

  • Outside My Boundary School: If you live within VUSD boundaries, and you wish for your kindergartner to attend a school outside your neighborhood school, click here to enroll.

  • I Live Outside the Vail Boundaries: If you live outside VUSD boundaries, welcome aboard. Click here to enroll.

Important Dates

The Kindergarten Fair and all Kindergarten Roundups for the 2024-2025 School year have already taken place, but we are still accepting your kindergarten student.

Roll through the simple enrollment process above, or feel free to contact our Enrollment Concierge, Amy Castle. Her information is listed below.

Check back here for the dates of kindergarten roundups and fairs for the 2025-2026 school year soon!

Learn about Vail's Elementary Schools



Copper Ridge


Desert Willow







Vail Innovation Center. 10775 E Mary Ann Cleveland Way Coordinator: Kristin Murray Enrollment: 125-150 students. Click to learn more.



Will your kindergartner need transportation. Learn all about transportation information here.

Enter your address here to see your child's bus route.


Still have questions?

Reach out to our Enrollment Concierge:

Amy Castle
[email protected]