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All About Kindergarten

2024-2025 Kindergarten and Young 5's Enrollment Information

Riverview Community Schools offers full-day kindergarten and Young 5's classes.  We provide a well-rounded curriculum in language arts, math, science, STEAM, and physical education.

To be eligible to enroll students in must be five years of age on or before September 1, 2024.  Waivers are available for those who are ready for Young 5's or kindergarten and they will be five on or before December 1, 2024.  Detailed enrollment information and requirements are linked below.

FIRST STEP for ALL families wanting to enroll their child in a Riverview kindergarten class in the fall of 2024:
 
Complete the online pre-enrollment form (select 24-25 school year)including the Getting to Know your Kindergartner questionnaire.
This is for Riverview residents and out-of-district families planning to apply for Schools of Choice in April.

Kindergarten

More academically driven and moves at a faster pace to learn reading, writing, math, science, and social studies.  Kindergarten builds confidence and supports academic, emotional, and social development, preparing students for first grade.

  • Interactive learning environment
  • Supports whole child development
  • Aligns with Michigan's Content Area Standards
  • Ipad access with high-quality learning apps
  • STEAM class each week
  • Para in each classroom

Young 5's

Gives the gift of an extra year of social, emotional, and academic growth in a smaller class enabling more teacher-student contact and the ability to better meet individual needs.  Young 5's provides a more play-based learning and focuses on social development along with developing fine and gross motor skills for those children whose birthday falls after 6/1 and before 12/1.

  • Curriculum tailored for shorter attention spans
  • Engages students' curiosity through high interest themes
  • Play-based learning uses games, toys and art activities to help develop skills in:
    • fine motor control
    • independent problem solving
    • communication
  • Builds stamina for academic tasks
  • Helps students learn to follow routines, listen, and follow the rules
  • Para in each classroom
  • PREPARES STUDENTS FOR A SUCCESSFUL TRANSITION TO KINDERGARTEN

Kindergarten Roundup

Thursday, April 11, 2024

Parents and students will attend this informational evening at their home school. 

For out-of-district families planning to apply for Schools of Choice, you will attend at your preferred school.  This does not guarantee acceptance nor placement.

 
HUNTINGTON ELEMENTARY:  5:30 pm
17752 Kennebec
 
MEMORIAL ELEMENTARY:  6:00 pm
13425 Colvin
 
FOREST ELEMENTARY:  6:30 pm
19400 Hampton
 
  • Hear from our Kindergarten and Young Fives teachers
  • Get details about enrollment
  • Find out about our before and after school program~Champions
  • Discover what the Parent Clubs do for the schools
  • Have your questions answered
  • Tour the buildings
 

A Day in the Life of a Kindergartner

Students will be attending one of our Kindergarten Showcases to be held at each elementary school on Friday, April 19, 2024.  

  • Students will spend 1/2 a day in a kindergarten class (morning/9:00-11:00 ~ afternoon/1:00-3:00)
  • Kindergarten Readiness screener for all incoming students
  • Meet the administrators, teachers, and support staff

Required Documents

  • Parent or legal guardian government-issued photo ID with current address
  • Certified copy of student's birth certificate
  • Immunization record
  • Health appraisal/physical with vision/hearing screening
  • Dental assessment

Enrollment Information