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In kindergarten, students identify as a reader, writer, and mathematician, and recognize that they are an active participant in the learning process.The development of their social-emotional learning emphasizes self-awareness, self-management, and relationship skills.

Literacy, mathematics, and inquiry continue to be the core curricular components in kindergarten, with units focused on community, identity, life cycles, and wildlife. Students begin to develop the social awareness they need to thrive in a group setting and become motivated to seek out new information and develop their skills.

By the end of the year, they have increased their ability to understand the emotions of others, recognize the impact of their actions on others, and take action to uphold kindness, safety, and fairness in their school community.

Kindergarten Academic Overview