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Accelerated Pre-K Program

Where Young 5-Year-Olds Achieve Success

Accelerated Pre-K offers your child the opportunity to discover what kindergarten is really like. While achieving critical skills for elementary school, they get accustomed to the structure and format of a kindergarten school day. With award-winning and nationally recognized early childhood programs and curricula, reading, writing, and math lessons are at a kindergarten level.

This program for young 5-year-olds and older 4-year-olds helps them focus on:

  • Following multi-step instructions
  • Finding multiple ways to solve problems
  • Organizing work
  • Controlling impulses and sustaining attention

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Curriculum & Developmental Benchmarks

In Accelerated Pre-K, children are prepared for kindergarten with pre-K learning experiences in science, social studies, the art, literacy and math. Award-winning, nationally recognized, research-based curricula is offered:

Literacy by Design: Balancing experiences for the whole class and small groups, as well as independent learning activities, this curriculum creates a strong connection between reading and writing. The tools are provided to encourage and inspire students with the art of active literacy, while meeting all appropriate state standards.

McGraw-Hill Everyday Mathematics®: This program is used by more than 4.3 million students and was developed by the University of Chicago School Mathematics Project. With research-based, field-tested strategies that explore basic and conceptual math thinking, this curriculum produces lifelong mathematical power in students.

Handwriting Without Tears®: By learning to properly form letters, handwriting becomes a simple, automatic skill for students. This unique program was designed by occupational therapists and has been shown to produce improvements in letter size, spacing, and overall legibility for students.

In this classroom, children will achieve significant developments in five important benchmark areas:

Language & Literacy

Recognizing and naming all upper and lowercase letters of the alphabet; putting different sounds together to create short words.

Math

Using concrete materials when approaching and solving problems; counting to find out how many items in a group up to 10.

Science & Social Studies

Demonstrating knowledge of and using terms that are related to location, direction, and distance.

Self-Help & Social Skills

Displaying the ability to compromise in a situation of conflict; speaking up and asking questions to further explore classroom topics.

Physical & Creative Development

Moving up and down stairs, using alternating feet; drawing images that represent figures of humans and animals.

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