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Private Kindergarten Program

Be Exceptionally Prepared

As the culminating early childhood educational program of the School Readiness Pathway, Private Kindergarten is the start of an Exceptionallyptional academic future.

This program focuses on important academic skills, such as:

  • Independent reading
  • Writing to communicate ideas
  • Understanding place value – 1’s, 10’s, 100’s
  • Using the scientific method to study the world

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Curriculum & Developmental Benchmarks

Nationally recognized, award-winning, research-based educational curricula for children are featured in this program:

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Journeys: Designed for English language learners, as well as emerging, on-level, and advanced readers, this integrated language arts program has been proven to increase student achievement in the realm of literacy.

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’s development is tracked across five key benchmarks:*

Language Arts

Children learn to ask and answer questions, and recognize important details in stories and informational texts, with teacher guidance.

Math

Children develop the ability to count, by 1’s, up to 100.

Social Studies

This benchmark explores the sharing of personal family stories and traditions.

Science

Investigations are performed, as children learn to make comparisons and recognize differences between forces, objects, etc.

Self-Help & Social Skills

Children develop the ability to independently follow a small set of step-by-step directions.

*If your school is located in Texas or Virginia, these benchmarks vary. Please see your director or teacher for details.

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