Pre-K / Kindergarten Programs of Countryside Day School
3 – 6 years oldHalf Day – 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Full Day – 8:30 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.
All Year – 7:30a.m. – 5:30p.m.
Pre-K / Kindergarten Class
Mixed age classes create an ideal environment for children to engage in academic pursuits as well as learn the critical skills of collaboration, problem solving, and creative thinking. Because they are encouraged to work independently, they build a strong sense of themselves and their enormous capabilities. Read more about academic outcomes.
Day in the life of a Pre-K / Kindergarten Student
Each day is filled with a balance of academic endeavor and completing tasks that help students understand that their contributions to the welfare of the their community are essential. Students work independently and in small groups, each following interests allow them to be fully engaged in what they are accomplishing.
The hallmarks of Countryside’s Pre-K / Kindergarten classrooms are their order and beauty. Each classroom contains natural wooden shelves full of materials organized to aid children as they work toward their fullest potential. Each classroom bears the distinguishing marks of children and adults working together to create a beautiful environment for learning.Children in Pre-K / Kindergarten environments work with materials designed to strengthen their fine and gross motor skills, to organize their intellects, and to expand their knowledge. Most children graduate from Pre-K / Kindergarten classrooms reading fluently and writing legibly.
Pre-K / Kindergarten curriculum includes studies in:
- music & art
- social studies
- science & biology