Incoming Families

2020 Kindergarten Informational Night

Come and learn more about the Berkeley Public Schools. Talk to principals and teachers t0o!

When: Thursday, January 23rd at 7:00 PM
Where: Berkeley Arts Magnet


2020 Kindergarten Fair

Informational fair for families with children entering Kindergarten and other newcomers to the BUSD

When: December 7th from 10 AM to 1 PM
Where: Sylvia Mendez Elementary School, 2840 Ellsworth St, Berkeley, CA 94705

Learn about district-wide curricula and programs
Talk with parent representatives from all elementary schools
Get a head start on understanding your options and our student assignment process
Meet school based after school care providers


BAM Elementary School Tours

School Tours are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 9:30am to 11:00am

When: November, December and January
Where: On arriving at the school, report to the front office to introduce yourself and sign in.

Please call (510) 644-6225 before visiting  to make an appointment so we know to expect you. Visits are for adults only.


Application Due Date

  • Kindergarten Applications are due by Friday, February 7, 2020