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What to Know Before Kindergarten

You are your child's first teacher!

What does "school readiness" look like in Kentucky?
School Readiness means each child enters school ready to engage in and benefit from early learning experiences that best promote the child's success.  

The Five Developmental Areas for school readiness:

School readiness skills and behaviors are not to be used to determine school eligibility; all children who meet the legal age requirement are entitled to a public school education.

How your child plays, learns, speaks, acts and moves offers important clues about your child's development. Developmental milestones are things most children can do by a certain age.  Click here to explore developmental milestones from 2 months to 5 years: