What can I do to help prepare my child for a successful first year in school?
Parents are encouraged to download a copy of the Kindergarten Readiness Handbook. The information and activities in this handbook will help prepare you and your child for this very exciting milestone in your child's life.
What should my child know and be able to do by the end of kindergarten?
As children enter their kindergarten year each child is at a different place in their learning. Parents are encouraged to review the kindergarten report card rubrics to partner with the classroom teacher for their child’s success. The rubrics provide helpful information on what children should know by the end of the kindergarten school year.
Kindergarten Report Card Rubrics:
All Grade Levels:
Community Education programs and classes available for both incoming kindergarten students and their parents, as well as information about Kid Connection and Stepping Stones.
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