Welcome to the Education Commission
of the States' Online Interactive Kindergarten Database
In this database, you will find state policy information (statutory
and finance) for all 50 states. For a smaller number of states,
you will also find information on how state rules and regulations
The information in this database was gathered by conducting statutory
reviews across all 50 states and by surveying the kindergarten
specialist in each state department of education.
Click on one of the boxes below to access and create reports from
The information in this database was gathered as part of ECS'
study, Full-Day Kindergarten: An Exploratory Study of Finance
and Access in the United States, which is funded by a grant
from the Foundation
for Child Development.