Private Kindergarten

As the culmination of our School Readiness Pathway, Private Kindergarten prepares your child future academic success.

A small class with big opportunities.

We offer award-winning national programs in literacy, math, and handwriting. Physical education, fine arts, social studies, and science and nature are also explored, while we work closely with your child to meet important social-emotional development objectives.

Please note: All students must meet your state's kindergarten entry-age requirement to enroll. Please contact your local school for further details.

One-of-a-Kind Academic Experience

There’s a lot of uncertainty about the next school year. Is your child starting kindergarten? Was their Pre-K experience shortened, or are they just not feeling ready?

We can help. Private Kindergarten offers five days a week of in-school learning, based on nationally recognized kindergarten curricula. Small class size means a big opportunity to prepare for first grade and develop these essential skills:

Independent reading

Writing to communicate ideas

Number knowledge, operations, measuring, and geometry

Using the scientific method to study the world

Comprehensive Curriculum and Knowledge Areas In the Private Kindergarten classroom, our degreed teacher leads a small group of learners. With nationally recognized, research-based curricula, your child will build a strong foundation and be prepared for first grade. Learning is a mix of independent and teacher-led experiences. Along the way, we measure your child development across these five key knowledge areas:

Language & Literacy Letter recognition, phonemic awareness, and literacy comprehension are explored, either through independent activity or through group instruction (both large and small). Your child will learn about story concepts; discover how words are made; work on their own writing; learn how print works; how to express ideas; and how to expand their vocabulary.

Math There are five different methods of math instruction: whole group instruction; collaborative learning; small group instruction; adaptive learning; and independent practice. Teachers use real-life comparisons to bring math concepts to life. These experiences help your child to strengthen their critical thinking and their problem-solving skills.

Social Studies Getting to know the world around you is a great way to learn something new. These lessons explore concepts of time and places, and how to be respectful of others. Personal experiences and family stories and traditions all inform the learning experiences.

Science In this section, children learn how to use the scientific method, how to observe local weather patterns, and how to describe patterns over time. In addition, we’ll learn about our environment and make discoveries about different animals and plants.

PUSHING & PULLING WITH AIR Milestone: Planning and conducting an investigation to compare the effects of different strengths or different directions of pushes and pulls on the motion of an object.

Desired Outcome: Students are able to understand and can discuss how air is capable of pushing and pulling different objects.

Self-Help & Social Skills Many important skills make a child school-ready. These include holding a pencil with a proper grip; using scissors to cut pre-formed shapes; recognizing and following classroom routines and procedures; understanding another point of view; showing the ability to resolve conflicts; how to both follow directions and work independently; and being able to respect the rights of others.

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Meet Our Staff

Ms Jamie Wiseman

Lead Teacher Kindergarten Papaya Classroom

"Ms Jamie is a positive role model to the Kindergarten children in her classroom. Jamie is dedicated to the emerging curriculum and is very focused on what her students need to succeed."

Ms Joanna

Assistant Teacher Kindergarten Papaya Classroom

"Ms Joanna works well with the children in small group instruction. The children responds well to her directions and deliverance. Joanna is patient, encouraging and kind."