Children deserve the best start possible on the road to reading, writing, and math. Greengate School’s Kindergarten Program helps children build proficiency and confidence in beginning reading, spelling and math skills through its carefully targeted and structured multi-sensory approach. Orton-Gillingham trained teachers guide and support students to reading success at each stage of their journey. Whether a child is at risk for reading difficulties or just needs an excellent foundation in reading skills, our Kindergarten Program can be an enormous advantage for success in first grade and beyond.
The program features:
- Direct, structured, multi-sensory instruction in phonemic awareness, phonics, letter knowledge, handwriting, and beginning decoding skills.
- Number knowledge and math concept building
- Small groups with a 6 to 1 student-teacher ratio
- Trained Orton-Gillingham teachers
- Fine motor and practical life skills
Our Kindergarten is limited to 6 students per class, with a minimum enrollment of 2
- Children Ages 5 & 6
- Assessment of Learning & Literacy (ALL) is required for admission
- Half–day Schedule: 8:00 to 11:30 Monday – Friday
- Tuition: $9,300 for the 2015-16 school year
Kindergarten age children who exhibit these characteristics will especially benefit from Greengate School’s Kindergarten Program:
- A family history of learning problems
- Delayed speech and/or language development
- Persistent “babytalk” and verbal reversals such as pasgetti, aminal, etc.
- Difficulty with rhyming
- Trouble isolating and identifying sounds in words
- Delay in learning sounds and letters
- Little interest in learning to read, but enjoys being read to
- Little interest in learning to write, but enjoys drawing
- Strengths in thinking and reasoning