Parent Information Night 2012-2013 Kindergarten Students

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Transcript Parent Information Night 2012-2013 Kindergarten Students

Parent Information on
2012-2013 Kindergarten
Kindergarten Registration
• Kindergarten registration begins March 19, 2012.
• Registration packets will be available at each
elementary school beginning on March 19, 2012.
• Children must be five years old on or before
November 1, 2012 to enroll in regular
kindergarten for the 2012-2013 school year.
Transitional Kindergarten Entry Age
• Parents of children who will turn five years old
between November 1, 2012 and December 2, 2012
may obtain and submit registration materials for
transitional kindergarten at Dunlap Elementary
School.
• While transitional kindergarten will be located at
Dunlap Elementary School, the transitional
kindergarten students may attend regular
kindergarten at their home elementary school in
the following year.
YCJUSD Kindergarten Program
 Half-day Kindergarten
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Calimesa Elementary School
Chapman Heights Elementary School
Ridgeview Elementary School
Valley Elementary School
Wildwood Elementary School
Dunlap Elementary School
 Possible Full-day Kindergarten
• Dunlap Elementary School
 Transitional Kindergarten
• Dunlap Elementary School
 Current Afterschool Child Care
• Following PM Kindergarten
– Calimesa Elementary School, Chapman Heights Elementary School, Dunlap
Elementary School, Ridgeview Elementary School, Valley Elementary School
• Following AM Kindergarten
– Ridgeview Elementary School, Wildwood Elementary School
 School Times:
Calimesa
Chapman Heights
Ridgeview
Valley
Wildwood
Dunlap
AM
8:45 am – 12:20 pm
8:00 am – 11:35 pm
8:15 am – 11:50 am
8:00 am – 11:35 pm
8:45 am – 12:20 pm
PM
11:30 am – 3:05 pm
10:45 am – 2:20 pm
11:00 am – 2:35 pm
10:45 am – 2:20 pm
8:45 am – 3:05 pm (Possible Full-day)
8:45 am – 12:20 pm (Transitional Kindergarten)
Strengths of the Academic Program for Kindergarten in
Yucaipa-Calimesa Joint Unified School District
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Literacy focus on academic vocabulary
Literacy focus on summarization
Regular assessments in reading, writing and mathematics
New English language arts curriculum in 2012-2013
New mathematics curriculum in 2009-2010
Professional development for all teachers and
administrators to strengthen instruction
• Thinking Maps – Developing visual literacy
• Direct Interactive Instruction
• Library and computer labs at each school
Strengths of YCJUSD Elementary Schools
• Exemplary School District
• California Distinguished Schools
• State recognized program that does not allow students
to fall through the cracks (Response to Intervention RtI)
• District-wide focus on Science, Technology, Engineering
and Mathematics (STEM) in 6th Grade through High
School
• State and County Teachers of the Year
• State and County Classified Employees of the Year
• State and County Administrators of the Year
School/District Support for Kindergarten
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High quality learning environments
Highly qualified teachers
Parent choice of elementary school
Safe environment
Separate kindergarten playgrounds
Lunch available for kindergarten students
Parent Teacher Association
Parent volunteers
Kids Club options for after school care
Intradistrict and Interdistrict Transfer Requests
to Attend a Specific School in the YCJUSD
• Parents may request an intradistrict transfer from their home
school to attend another school within the YCJUSD.
• Parents of students who live outside the YCJUSD may request an
interdistrict transfer to attend a school in the YCJUSD.
• Intradistrict and Interdistrict transfer requests are granted based on
available space at the requested school.
• Parents may obtain intradistrict and interdistrict transfer request
forms from the receptionist at the district office. Parents may
return forms to the receptionist upon completion.
Locating Your Neighborhood School
To find the school your child will attend:
• Visit the district website
yucaipaschools.com
Parents
Maps/Boundaries
School Site Locator
• Call District Receptionist (909) 797-0174