Kindergarten

5-6 years

Welcome to The Kindergarten Classroom!

The Kindergarten school year is a vital and wonderful time in a child’s life. Dublin Learning Academy’s Kindergarten program is unparalleled for families looking for a private school experience. Our teachers strive to create a strong foundation for a successful education career while promoting a love for learning. We offer both a full day Kindergarten program as well as a half-day Kindergarten enrichment program. Our highly structured curriculum exceeds public school standards by introducing students to many different subject areas. Through exploration and hands-on experience, Dublin Learning Academy is able to assist kindergarten students as they meet personal learning targets in fun and educational ways.

Developmental Milestones

Dublin Learning Academy offers a dynamic curriculum that exceeds state guidelines by incorporating excelled Learning Targets for each Kindergarten student. Learning Targets are incorporated into teachable moments and are communicated to parents regularly using monthly themes, weekly lesson plans, and regular progress reports.

Language Arts

  • Reading
  • Writing

Science

  • Health
  • Earth & Space Sciences
  • Mammals, Reptiles, Amphibians, and birds

Mathematics

  • Numbers
  • Measurements
  • Sense & Operations
  • Relative position of objects
  • Data Analysis
  • Probability
  • Patterns
  • Functions
  • Algebra
  • Geometry

Social Studies

  • Citizenships Rights and Responsibilities
  • World Interactions
  • People in Societies
  • Decision-Making Resources
  • Democratic Process
  • American Heritage

District Curriculum

Dublin Learning Academy offers quality childcare and learning opportunities for infant through school-age children from 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. using small class sizes, child-oriented classrooms and stimulating curriculum, including:
  • Music
  • Science
  • Mathematics
  • Language Arts
  • Social Sciences
  • Foreign Language
  • Art
  • Physical Education
Dublin Learning Academy teachers provide a fun and safe place for children to learn and grow at their own pace. Children gain confidence as they are guided through a unique year-round comprehensive curriculum that is comprised of month-long themes designed exclusively for Dublin Learning Academy students, such as:
  • Four Seasons
  • Camping Fun
  • Transportation
  • The Human Body
  • Animals
  • Space
  • Family & Friends
  • Oceans & Continents
  • Our Country
  • Community Helpers
  • Safety Towne

Focus in the Kindergarten Classroom

Dublin Learning Academy offers a dynamic curriculum that exceeds state guidelines by incorporating excelled learning targets for each Kindergarten student. Learning targets are incorporated into teachable moments and are communicated to parents regularly using monthly themes, weekly lesson plans, and regular progress reports.

Nutrition

Kindergarten students bring a packed lunch or purchase a catered lunch. Kindergarten students who come before 8:30 a.m. may bring breakfast to eat at school as well. Dublin Learning Academy provides milk for Kindergarten students at meals and snack times. Please note that due to health risks of students with severe allergies, Dublin Learning Academy has a school-wide peanut-free policy. Microwaves are refrigerators are located in the classroom for snack storage convenience. Parents are responsible for supplying a water bottle for their child each day and all snacks.

Before/After School Enrichment

Dublin Learning Academy provides an enrichment program for school-age students through twelve years of age. The Before School Enrichment program begins at 6:30 a.m. until school begins, and the after-school program is available from after school until 6 p.m. Dublin Learning Academy’s Enrichment programs include educational and social activities for students to extend their learning experience. The School Age Enrichment classroom is loaded with exciting and engaging activities such as computers, game tables and much more! Quiet areas are provided for students to complete homework.

Bus Transportation

Dublin Learning Academy transports children to and from local elementary schools daily before and after school, as well as midday for Kindergarten aged students. Students enrolled in 1/2 day Kindergarten in a public school may also enroll in Dublin Learning Academy’s 1/2 day Kindergarten Enrichment program to continue their academic day.

Enrolling your child in Kindergarten

The decision to enroll your child is an exciting one! Once you have the made the decision to enroll, we want to make the transition for your family a pleasant one. Please complete and return all paperwork before your child’s first day. You may want to consider labeling all personal items in advance as well. The office is available to answer questions any time!
All I really need to know…I learned in Kindergarten. Robert Fulghum

Personal Items

  • 1 Water Bottle (labeled)
  • Extra set of clothing
  • Balanced Daily lunch (if needed)
  • Snacks
  • School supplies-list provided as needed

Forms of Paperwork

  • Tuition Agreement
  • Student Profile
  • Child Enrollment/Health Information Form
  • Pick Up Authorization Form
  • Medical/Physical Care Plan (if needed)
  • Parent Handbook Agreement
  • Family Key Agreement
  • Media Form
  • Medical Statement

Ratio: 1:18  Class Size: Max 18

Full-Time: 6:30am – 6:00pm (5 days/wk) 

Half-Day: Available