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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.  For those students who will be five years of age on or before December, 1, 2024, your completion of the enrollment form will serve as a submitted waiver for enrolling.

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.
 

Schools of Choice families:  click here to apply. 

Must submit online application between 4/15/24 and 5/14/24 at 3 pm.

Kindergarten Roundup Presentations from 4/11/24

Click on the image to open the presentation.

Huntington

First page of the PDF file: HuntingtonKindergartenRoundUpPresentation

Forest

First page of the PDF file: ForestKindergartenRoundUp

Memorial

First page of the PDF file: MemorialKindergartenRoundupPresentation

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.  

If you would like to schedule your appointment, please call (734)285-9660, option 9 to speak to Julie Karl.

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

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

Required Documents

Enrollment Information