HCS Pre-kindergarten Program
The School Readiness Department works to ensure that Pre-kindergarten students have access to a high-quality, developmentally appropriate learning environment to prepare them for school success. Each class climate will assure individualized learning that supports diversity, curiosity and self-regulation. The children in the Pre-K programs play, create, explore, learn and succeed.
Inspire, engage, and empower all students in becoming creative problem solvers, active citizens, and
life-long learners through rigorous curriculum and relevant instruction within a supportive environment.
The newly revised standards reflect Governor Ivey’s “Strong Start, Strong Finish” Education Initiative: pre-k readiness, school readiness, literacy, and numeracy by age eight. The standards are based on what is currently known about how children learn, including what they should know and be able to do along a continuum of development. All domains of children’s learning are identified below:
The School Readiness Child Equation is: Ready Children, Ready Families, Ready Communities and Ready Schools