Kindergarten

Kindergarten InfoCurriculumSample Schedule

Age Requirements

Children must be 5 before September 15th of that year.

Class Size

The Kindergarten class will not exceed 16 students.

Tuition

The monthly tuition is $210 and is due on the first day of the month of attendance.

Report Cards and Conferences

Report cards will be sent home after each nine week period. Parent conferences will be held after the 1st and 3rd quarters.

Newsletters

A weekly newsletter will be sent home to inform parents of areas of study, Kindergarten happenings and upcoming events.
Notes will be sent home on each Tuesday explaining an activity due back to school on Wednesday.

Curriculum

Math
We will work to build a strong sense of numbers and number concept through the use of manipulatives, independent work and games.
Science
The main focus areas will be: weather, living and non living things, 5 senses, body parts and water. We will work on the skills of grouping, observing, predicting and classifying.
Social Studies
Social studies will be incorporated into all areas of study.
Music & P.E.
There will be two sessions (20 Minute sessions) of each per week. Mrs. Urruty will teach music and Mrs. Johnson will teach Physical Education.
Spanish
Spanish will be taught once a week. Basic vocabulary will be the main focus of study.
Spelling
After Christmas, we will have 5 spelling words each week. They will consist of word families or basic sight words with an assessment each Friday.
Art
Art will be incorporated into daily centers. It is an important aspect of a child’s outward expression.
Guided Reading
On certain days, children will take home a book that they are asked to read 3 times in the evenings. There will be a journal with the book that will need to be signed by a parent.
Computers
The students will have access to computers. Basic keyboarding skills and computer knowledge will be reinforced.
Writing
Journal writing will be done each day. Students will be challenged at their individual level.
Language Arts
Our Language Arts Programwill be a comprehensive literacy program consisting of the following:

  • Shared Reading and Writing
  • Guided Reading and Writing
  • Independent Reading and Writing
These components will create authentic reading, writing, listening and speaking experiences. There will also be phonics instruction and phonemic awareness taught within these components. Wright Books geared to each child’s reading level will be sent home on Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays.

Sample Daily Schedule

8:10 Independent Writing
8:30 Open, Prayer, Calendar
8:50 Group Literacy
9:10 Literacy Workshop
9:55 Clean Up
10:00 Recess
10:15 Snacks
10:20 PE/Music/Spanish
10:40 Centers
11:20 Story, Student Sharing
11:30 Dismissal

YMCA

The YMCA offers classes that are optional to parents for a fee of $25 a month paid directly to the Y. With parental permission, children are bussed to the Y and then picked up by their parents after the session. The sessions will only be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays.