Early Access for Kindergarten
Information about the new MCSD process for entering school early.
To meet the needs of highly advanced children who have not yet entered
kindergarten or first grade, Montrose County School District may grant
early entrance to school. The process is not for typical children who
miss the September 15th entrance date.
Click here for important information and to begin the application process.
Early Access into kindergarten or first grade was established by House Bill 1021 and became effective in July 2009.
Fast Facts for Early Access can be found on the CDE web site:https://www.cde.state.co.us/gt/factsheetearlyaccesscount_september-2014
Who will benefit from Early Access? HB 1021 limits early access to 4 or 5
year olds who are “highly advanced gifted children.” These children are
academically gifted, socially and emotionally mature, and are in the
top 2 percent of the population.
If you have further questions about Early Access or our process, please contact:
Secondary Curriculum/Gifted Coordinator
Montrose County School District
(970) 249-2653 Ext. 4902