Kindergarten is a very special and important year for you and your child! The children will be learning new things, and creating wonderful memories during their first year of school. Our goal for your child is to love coming to school each day and to achieve both academically and socially.

Here are some of the skills focused on in Kindergarten:

  • Social Emotional Readiness
  • Work Readiness
  • Reading Readiness
  • Writing Readiness

The Kindergarten curriculum actively involves language arts, math, science and social studies.

It is a year of highly visible progress in reading and language arts. The major milestones in Kindergarten reading and language arts are:

  • Developing an awareness of letters
  • Recognizing that letters have specific sounds
  • Awareness of the relationship of “letters to words” and “words to sentences”
  • Developing a basic vocabulary set by listening to and identifying unknown words in stories
  • Recognizing basic sight words in text

Kindergarten is also a year of exploration and discovery of numbers. Major milestones for K math include:

  • Developing a strong number sense
  • Identifying numbers up to twenty
  • Expressing different ways to represent numbers up to twenty
  • Ability to sort and organize objects based on different attributes
  • Recognizing basic shapes and units for measurement, time, and weight