KOur Kindergarten Curriculum

Language Development

  • Verbalize name, age, birth date, address, phone number
  • Retell simple story in correct sequence
  • Recognize and produce rhyme
  • Speak in a complete sentence
  • Participate in discussion
  • Compose oral stories

Reading Readiness

  • Recognize the association between the spoken and written word
  • Recognize patterns of words and sentences
  • Compose and illustrate stories
  • Distinguish letter sounds in spoken words
  • Associate letters and sounds
  • Identify basic sight words
  • Write familiar words
  • Build simple words

Mathematics

  • Solve problems by estimating and checking
  • Solve problems by using independent reasoning
  • Create order among objects
  • Understand  and use comparative, ordinals
  • Recognize and create number symbols 0-30
  • Match number set to number symbol  0-20
  • Understand simple fractions
  • Recognize and understand the value of money

Science

  • Use scientific method to solve problems
  • Develop understanding of  time
  • Identify times of day
  • Become familiar with methods of measurement
  • Collect and record date in lists and graphs
  • Understand concepts of weather
  • Understand concepts of solar system

DATES AND TIMES

Our kindergarten program runs from the day after Labor day to the end of the school year. Our early childhood education center is open from 6:30AM to 6:30PM.

LEARNING CENTER TECHNOLOGY

  • Smart Board in the classroom
  • Computer center

LIMITED SCHOOL CLOSING

  • 212 School Days vs. 180 for Public and Parochial Schools
  • No early dismissal days

CLASS SIZE

Since ample individual attention and small groups are important at this stage in a kindergartner’s academic development, we keep our class size small. Our teacher to child ratio is 1:15, significantly below the public schools.

DAILY ENRICHMENT CLASSES

  • FitKids
  • Yoga
  • Mrs. Manners Program
  • Spanish
  • Sign Language

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