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Preschool - Kindergarten Prep

 Traditional and Conventional 

Kindergarten Prep Dates

2020-2021 School Year

First Day of Class: August 6, 2020

Last Day of Class: May 25, 2021

2020-2021 School Year (Registration Open)

First Day of Class: August 4 or 5, 2021

Last Day of Class: May 24 or 25, 2022

Kindergarten Prep follows the GPS school calendar for holidays and breaks.

Complete information and the Kindergarten Prep Parent Handbook can be found on the district website: www.gilbertschools.net/kprep


Locations and Class Times

Traditional Kindergarten Prep:

Canyon Rim

  • Full Day: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm on Monday - Friday 
    • One hour early release on Wednesdays
    • extended hours available upon request at an additional cost

Neely Traditional

  • AM: 8:15 am - 11:15 am on Monday - Friday
  • PM: 12:15 pm - 3:15 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

Spectrum

  • AM: 8:15 am - 11:15 am on Monday - Friday
  • PM: 12:15 pm - 3:15 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

Conventional Kindergarten Prep:

Ashland Ranch

  • AM: 8:30 am - 11:30 am on Monday - Friday
  • PM: 12:15 pm - 3:15 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

Highland Park 

  • AM: 8:15 am - 11:15 am on Monday - Friday
  • PM: 12:15 pm - 3:15 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

Superstition Springs

  • AM: 8:30 am - 11:30 am on Monday - Friday
  • PM: 12:15 pm - 3:15 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

Val Vista Lakes

  • AM: 8:30 am - 11:30 am on Monday - Friday
  • PM: 12:15 pm - 3:15 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

Campus Specials

Half Day Programs - participate in specials classes on campus one time per week

Full Day Programs - participate in specials classes on campus four times per week


Class Size

Up to 20 Students per class

Taught by an HQT Certified Teacher with an assistant


About the Program

Kindergarten Prep transforms learning into a walk of discovery, offering safe and exciting opportunities for experimentation, challenge, and fun at every turn! This program is designed to give your child a jump-start on becoming a prepared and eager student ready for the rigors of Kindergarten and being a valued member of Gilbert Public Schools! Kindergarten Prep curriculum focuses on literacy and academic content in an intentionally developed preschool environment. Fundations, which provides a strong foundation for reading and writing, is introduced and focused on daily.

Traditional Kindergarten Prep is designed to give students that will be attending a Traditional Kindergarten a jump-start on their educational pathway. Traditional Kindergarten Prep children will participate in primary language arts (Spalding), math (Saxon Math K), science, music, art, and physical education through hands-on discovery and other age-appropriate activities.

Both programs are aligned with the Arizona Department of Education Early Learning Standards, and are supplemented with:

Handwriting Without Tears

STEM Activities

Unplugged Coding


Monthly Tuition & Fees

$35 registration

AM Session 

$320 per month,  Monday-Friday

PM Session

$280 per month, Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri

Full Day

$720 per month, Monday-Friday (Wednesday 1 hour early release)

25% discounted rates for GPS Employees upon verification of GPS employment

Registration fee and 1st month tuition are due at time of registration and are NON-REFUNDABLE, no exceptions.


Requirements

Age 4-5 Must be 4 by August 31, 2020.

Toilet Trained - child must be independent in their toileting 


All dates, times and locations are subject to change


If you have concerns about your child's development, and live within the GPS boundaries, please go to www.gilbertschools.net/amancer and follow the instructions for Preschool Screening.


Preschool Office

480-497-3461

Preschool - Kindergarten Prep Logo

School Year 21-22