Integrated Technology Instruction, Laptops and iPads
Smartboards and Document Cameras in every classroom
National Standards for Reading and Math
National Standards for Science and Social Studies
Small Group Instruction in Reading and Math
Student Enrichment Opportunities
School Social Worker
Academically Gifted Teacher
English as Second Language Teacher
Exceptional Children's Teacher
Health and Physical Education Specialist
Certified Teacher in every classroom
WELCOME TO KINDERGARTEN IN ABSS!
We are committed to providing a foundation that will help our youngest learners build on their futures. If your student will turn 5 before August 31, 2023, they are eligible to enroll in ABSS for the 2023-2024 academic year.
Kindergarten enrollment is live! Registration instructions can be found here.
Take a peek inside some of our Kindergarten classrooms!
Here are some useful tips for registration!
ABSS Kindergarten programs offer:
Roadmap to the First Day
Step 1: Online registration is open.
Step 2: Save the Date for our Kindergarten Open House events! Every elementary school in the district will host an open house May 4, 2023. Ask questions, meet staff, and learn more about your school and the fun your student will have learning in kindergarten. Staff will be there to assist families at the open house.
Step 3: Complete Enrollment
Step 4: Staggered Entry in August
Step 5: Welcome to Kindergarten!
Students who are ready to succeed in Kindergarten should:
Know colors by name and be able to sort them: red, yellow, blue, black, green, orange, brown, purple, and white.
Be able to identify the letters in his or her name in order and out of order.
Be able to write at least his or her first name, starting with a capital letter and using lower case letters for the rest.
Be able to orally count to 10.
Be able to point to and count objects using one-to-one correspondence.
Be able to recognize numbers from 1 to 5.
Be able to tie his/her shoelaces.
Be able to button, snap and zip his or her own clothing.
Be able to sit quietly for at least 10 minutes (ex: looking at a book, listening to a story, drawing a picture).
Visit each school website to learn more about what they have to offer!