The Bossier Parish School Board shall offer full-day kindergarten instruction to each child who turns five (5) years of age on or before September 30th of the calendar year in which the school year begins.  Each child entering kindergarten for the first time shall be given a valid and reliable readiness assessment at the beginning of the school year.  The results of this assessment shall be used for measuring student readiness for kindergarten and for planning instruction.  The parent or guardian of each child shall be advised of the child’s level of readiness.


New policy:  July 18, 2013

Revised:  November 4, 2021



Ref:    La. Rev. Stat. Ann. §§17:24.4, 17:151.3, 17:391.11

Louisiana Handbook for School Administrators, Bulletin 741, Louisiana Department of Education

Board minutes, 7-18-13, 11-4-21


Bossier Parish School Board