Our Kindergarten program consists of a full day schedule with an emphasis on rigorous academic instruction along with age appropriate activities to encourage personal growth and development.
ELL, Academic Support teachers and paraprofessionals assist classroom teachers so that we can provide small group instruction in reading and math.
The curriculum is enhanced with field trips to Gibbs Farm Museum, MN Children’s Museum, and our own Como Planetarium. We also enjoy visits from Community helpers.
We use the Mondo phonics program to learn letter names and sounds as well as Zoo-phonics
Everyday Math curriculum aligned with the Common Core State Standards
Mondo Bookshop Literacy program within a Reader’s Workshop framework.
Writer’s Workshop framework to learn about the different types of writing. We also do handwriting
Science and Social Studies concepts integrated into monthly themes.