The 幼儿园 Readiness Act of 2010 changed the required birthday for admission to kindergarten and first grade and established a Transitional 幼儿园 (TK) program. To ensure that all children enter kindergarten at age 5 the law now requires that students entering kindergarten are 5 years old on or before September 1st. SB 1381 (Chapter 705, Statutes of 2010) amended EC sections 46300, 48000, and 48010.
Transitional 幼儿园 provides children with the gift of time to learn skills that will help them build a strong foundation for success in elementary school. Readiness for school includes practical skills that children need to succeed, as well as social emotional skills that help them to successfully function in a classroom of peers.
Transitional 幼儿园 ensures that families have an additional option to ensure their children enter kindergarten with the maturity, confidence and skills they need to excel. Our school will benefit because children not only learn essential pre-literacy, 学前数学, 以及其他认知技能, but also develop social and self-regulation skills needed to succeed in school and life.
How is Transitional 幼儿园 different from Preschool?
的标准, curriculum and teaching requirements in transitional kindergarten will be different from preschool. Transitional 幼儿园 will be part of the K-12 public education system and it will be based on the kindergarten standards. It will build on the skills children may have learned in preschool to ensure they will be able to begin kindergarten with confidence.
How is Transitional 幼儿园 different from 传统的 幼儿园?
Although the curriculum in Transitional 幼儿园 will be based on the kindergarten standards, it will be modified to meet the academic, social and emotional needs of younger children.
The Transitional 幼儿园 environment will include more opportunities for social-emotional, language development and communication through dramatic play; small group instruction; and intentional teaching through hands-on activities.
What grade will children go into after Transitional 幼儿园?
Transitional 幼儿园 is the first year of a two-year kindergarten experience. Most children will go on to kindergarten after completing transitional kindergarten.
Transitional kindergarten serves as a bridge between preschool and kindergarten, giving children more time for hands-on, 交互式学习. It also gives children the opportunity to spend time learning important social, emotional and academic skills that will help them succeed in kindergarten and beyond.
California’s kindergarten curriculum and standards have changed over the years, and many of the skills children were once taught in first grade are now taught in kindergarten. TK is a program that uses modified kindergarten curriculum that is age and developmentally appropriate.
Are students in TK also subject to the kindergarten immunization requirements?
是的. They are required to have documentation of required immunizations and physical prior to admission to TK.
What is the tuition rate for Transitional 幼儿园?
The rate is the same as a K-8 student. 参考我们的 学费和杂费 页面.
What are the school hours for a TK student?
Transitional 幼儿园 follows the same hours and holidays schedule as students in K-8 grade. School begins at 8:10am each morning. Dismissal on Mondays-Thursdays is at 2:45pm and at 2:15pm on Fridays. On minimum days, students will dismiss at 12:15pm.
What are the age requirements for Transitional 幼儿园?
学生s applying for Transitional 幼儿园 need to turn five years old by the dates listed in the graphic below.