Kindergarten Information 22-23

Kindergarten Information 22-23

Kindergarten 2022-2023

In the Independence Local School District, any child who is five years of age on or before August 1st of the current year is eligible for admission to kindergarten. 

KINDERGARTEN HOURS

Full Day Kindergarten:  8:30 a.m. - 3:10 p.m.

KRA (KINDERGARTEN READINESS ASSESSMENT

The KRA covers six areas:  Social Skills, Language & Literacy, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, and Physical Well-Being & Motor Development.

Your child's testing date will be either Wednesday, August 24th, Thursday, August 25th, or Friday, August 26th.

Please look for an email during the first week of August on how to sign-up for the KRA appointment on one of these three days. 

BEGINNING OF THE YEAR SCHEDULE

Our TENTATIVE Kindergarten sessions will be as follows:  Kindergarten students are divided into two groups (A & B) and will only attend these full days during this week.

Group A - Students with last names beginning with A-L will attend school all day on Monday, August 29th, Wednesday, 
August 31st, and Friday, September 2nd. 

Group B - Students with last names beginning with M-Z will attend school all day on Tuesday, August 30th, Thursday, September 1st, and Friday, September 2nd.

UPCOMING IMPORTANT DATES

August 5, 2022 - Be on a lookout for an email to sign up for Kindergarten Screening (August 24, August 25, or 
Friday, August 26) 
August 8, 2022 - Classroom/Teacher Assignments will be sent out.
August August 18, 2022 - PTO Ice Cream Social - 6:00-8:00 p.m. - IPS Playground
August 22, 2022 - Open House - More Information will be sent in August!

COMMUNICATION TOOLS

Stay connected with up-to-date information by the following:

ConstantContact - Parent Updates
Twitter- @tjebert
Facebook Page - Independence Primary School PTO (Ohio)

Early Entrance for Kindergarten

Hello Independence Families,

Kindergarten Early Entrance is a process that a family may request if their child turns 5 years old AFTER August 1st.  Please click the link below to download the parent information packet to learn more about Kindergarten Early Entrance.
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