Points of Interest
- Highly qualified teachers are state licensed to teach kindergarten to children five years of age by August 14.
- Students are provided a safe, nurturing, stimulating program that gives them a strong academic foundation for success in school.
- God’s love is openly expressed.
- Celebration, worship, Bible study and prayer are woven into the fabric of day-to-day life.
- Curriculum exceeds CORE/state standards.
- Manipulatives are used to increase the student’s academic success.
- Instruction focuses on a variety of learning styles.
- Hands-on learning is provided through the use of centers and workstations.
- Field trips are centered on classroom learning objectives.
- Reading instruction is provided in small, ability-based groups. An advanced curriculum is provided for students working above grade level. Our web-based Accelerated Reader program challenges students to improve reading skills.
- The year culminates with a kindergarten graduation ceremony.
Commonly Asked Questions
Question: What does my child need to know coming into kindergarten?
Answer: Your child should know…
- how to recognize, spell, and write his/her name.
- the capital and lowercase letters of the alphabet by sight.
- how to recognize numbers 0-10.
- how to count groups of objects up to 10.
- basic shapes (circle, square, triangle, rectangle).
- basic colors (red, yellow, blue, orange, green, purple, black, white, and brown).
Question: How do you communicate with parents?
Answer: We will…
- notify parents of progress by sending home a weekly progress report.
- send home a notebook daily with a behavior report, homework, and memory verses.
- send weekly newsletters in Freedom folders.
- schedule two parent teacher conferences a year, and we are available for conferences before and after school when necessary.
- correspond by e-mail and phone calls when necessary.