Kindergarten Readiness


Many parents have questions about their child’s readiness for kindergarten.  We hope that these guidelines can help you determine if you student is ready for school.

***  Must be age 5 by August 31st  ***

SELF-SKILLS
  • Can use the bathroom and wash their hands alone
  • Has been introduced to buttons, snaps and zippers
  • Keeps hands and feet to themselves
  • Sits quietly while slistening to a story
  • Engages in conversation with adults and peers
  • Is able to follow directions

ACADEMIC SKILLS

  • Can hold a pencil
  • Colors inside the lines
  • Jumps, hops and skips on one foot
  • Writes their first name and recognizes the letters in their name
  • Recognizes colors, shapes, and some letters and numbers