What Is School Readiness?

School Readiness is a public school program for 3, 4, and 5 year old children who are not yet in Kindergarten.  School Readiness provides children with various opportunities to participate in early childhood and kindergarten readiness programs that enable them to enter school with the skills and behaviors needed to progress and flourish.  Children must be completely toilet trained and able to independently use bathroom facilities to attend this program.

What Happens In School Readiness?
Our School Readiness programs include the following mandated components:
  • Child development and learning
  • Health and safety with referral services available.
  • Nutrition.
  • Parent Involvement.
  • Literacy.
  • Community outreach with resource information.
  • Collaboration with existing programs for families with young children.
  • Basic Kindergarten skills.

Why Is Early Education Important?

  • Rapid child growth and development in early years.
  • Influence of environment as well as genetics on growth and development.
  • Education positively influences development.
Why should parents be involved?
  • Parents are the best advocates for their children.
  • Parents are partners in their child's development and learning.
  • Parent involvement encourages parents to play an active role in their child's learning in elementary years and beyond.
  • Children are more successful in school when parents encourage learning.

Contact: ecfesr@egschools.org