Kindergarten

    • KINDERGARTEN ENROLLMENT
    • SOUTH MADISON'S KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR THE 2021-22 SCHOOL YEAR!  
    • Resident | Non-resident | In-District Transfers | Early Entrance
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    • South Madison offers a full-day Kindergarten that meets 5 days per week.  No tuition. Only textbook fees.  Parents are encouraged to register their child for kindergarten if he/she will be 5 years old by August 1, 2021. 
    • The kindergarten provides a variety of learning experiences that develop students academically, socially, and civically.  A successful kindergarten experience includes a range of factors:
      • language skills, including oral, reading, and writing
      • mathematics skills, including number sense, computation, and use of models and tools
      • general knowledge of the world, including being part of a functioning community, sense of time, symbols of the nation, and phyical environment
      • process skills such as patience, perseverance, precision, and problem solving
      • the 4 Cs: communication, collaboration, creative thinking, and critical thinking
      • social and emotional well-being, including self-confidence, empathy, positive self-regulation, and a growth mindset 
      • physical health and sensory motor skills
      Each child is unique and our goal is to support each child's growth.  Teachers and administrators embrace the diversity of each child and focus on development of the whole child. 
       
      Benefits of Full Day Kindergarten, IDOE

    • REGISTRATION FOR 2021-2022
      Kindergarten Round-Up Flyer
    • We are “rounding up” incoming kindergarteners for the 2020-21 school year.  Kindergarten round-up will be by appointment only to allow for a safe and healthful experience for each family.  Please plan to attend at your home school.  Additional registration information
    • Enrollment flyer - Click HERE 
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    • KINDERGARTEN READINESS
    • To ensure that your child is ready and prepared for kindergarten, please see the Kindergarten Readiness page for links to documents and videos related to skills that are necessary for success in kindergarten.

    • AGE REQUIREMENT
      In order to enroll in South Madison schools, students must be 5 years of age on or before August 1, 2021.

    • EARLY ENTRANCE WAIVER
      South Madison does have a waiver option for incoming Kindergarten students whose birthday is after August 1 and before October 1.  Click here to view information about South Madison's early entrance waivers for incoming Kindergarten and 1st-grade students.