FREE FULL-DAY KINDERGARTEN
Colorado Springs School District 11’s full-day, tuition-free kindergarten offers more of a great thing! Full-day kindergartners benefit from more time to begin learning to read and write, to explore learning activities of all kinds, and to develop all-important academic and social skills.
Why D11 Full-Day Kindergarten?
• Builds academic skills for future success
• Gives more time for individualized attention
• Fewer transitions to make school enjoyable
• Relaxed and orderly pace for learning
Full-day kindergartners have more time with their teachers, more individual attention and small-group learning. Full-day programs give students more time to become proficient readers and writers. There's also more time for other subjects, such as science, math, art and physical education.
Full-day kindergartners are typically more independent learners. They participate more in the classroom and are more comfortable asking questions and seeking help from their teachers. Full-day kindergartners shine when it comes to relationship building, developing better-than-average social skills with their peers.
An extended kindergarten day gives teachers more time for small-group and individual learning. There's more time to assess and assist children at all developmental levels: under-performing students grow their skills more quickly and higher level students get the challenges they need.
Full-day kindergarten also means less change, fewer transitions from one setting to another during the school day. When combined with the before and after-care available at many of our school sites, children are able to settle into a comfortable environment from the time they're dropped off in the morning until you come to pick them up in the afternoon.
Kindergarten Round Up/Registration dates are where you can come see the school, meet educators, and register for the 2023-2024 school year!
*These dates are chosen by the schools and vary.