Kindergarten Readiness

Kindergarten Readiness LogoKindergarten Readiness goal:
Working toward all students being academically ready for kindergarten, we will increase the percentage of students who meet district criteria of identification of 13 upper and lower case and 8 letter sounds upon entering kindergarten from 52% in 2018 to 55% in 2019.

Kindergarten Enrollment webpage

Click on "Curbside Parenting" to send an email to enroll in monthly email Curbside Parenting Imagenewsletters sharing activity ideas for parents and providers.

Parent and Provider Resources:

Kindergarten Readiness Checklist
Kindergarten High Frequency Word List
Census Form
Link to Preschool Screening video from 
Minnesota Department of Education
Free books from Imagination Library 
(a partnership with United Way)

Our community is working together on behalf of our youngest learners!  We've formed a small Pre K Leadership Team (consisting of representation from ISD 200, non-public preschool providers, center-based preschool programs and home daycare) to serve as liaisons to childcare programs offering preschool activities.  To reach out to a member of the leadership committee, please contact:

School Readiness Coordinator: Angie McGinnis
Parent Educator: Debbie Fleming
Non-Public Preschool representative: Lorelei Rein
Center-Based Preschool representative: Johanna Jensen
Home Daycare representative: Kellie Kimmes
Director of Community Education: Kari Gorr
Director of Teaching and Learning: Jennifer Reichel
Elementary Coordinator: Lolene Borsheim

Committee Notes:

 2019-2020  2018-2019  2017-2018
 September 2019 May 2019
April 2019

March 2019
January 2019
November 2018
October 2018
September 2018
May 2018
February 2018
January 2018
November 2017
October 2017