Welcome to the Fuerte Family!
Alma Fuerte is a public school and does not charge tuition.
Alma Fuerte does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, citizenship, disability, national or ethnic origin in administration of its admission policies or education programs.
Eligibility for Kindergarten
Your child must be 5 years old on or before September 1st (Education Code 48000)
Eligibility for Transitional Kindergarten
Your child must turn 5 between Sept 2-Dec 2.
In the event that any grade level receives more applications than open seats, Alma Fuerte Public School will hold a public random drawing (“lottery”) to determine admission for the impacted grade level, with the exception of existing students, who are guaranteed admission in the following school year.
In accordance with Education Code Section 47605(d)(2)(B), admission preferences in the case of a lottery shall be given to the following students in the following order:
Students who are currently enrolled (exempt from the lottery pursuant to Education Code Section 47605(d)(2)(B))
Siblings of existing students
Children of Founding Parents, teachers and staff, combined, not to exceed 10% of total enrollment
Residents of the District
Students who qualify for free or reduced-price lunch
All other applicants