The Gift of a Year:Readiness Kindergarten
Who is eligible?
Any child who is five years old on or before December 1st of the current school year.
How are students selected for the program?
• Age and maturity
• Readiness K is a choice program for parents who feel that their child could use an extra year to grow before they enter Kindergarten.
How does Readiness Kindergarten differ from Kindergarten?
• Readiness Kindergarten is not intended to replace Kindergarten.
• It is an extra year for students to develop at their own pace.
• Readiness Kindergartners enter Kindergarten with self-confidence and a love of school.
What is the curriculum like in Readiness Kindergarten?
Children learn through songs, centers, poems, hands-on materials, movement and a letter of the week.