Kindergarten Readiness

Getting off to a strong start in Kindergarten


  • Here are some traits and skills that you can help your child develop before he or she gets to Kindergarten:

    • Enjoys being read to and can retell a story
    • Speaks in complete sentences
    • Prints first name
    • Counts to twenty
    • Names and sorts items by color, shape and size
    • Understands concepts such as more, less, same, above, below, big and small
    • Adapts to new groups or situations
    • Can concentrate for five minutes
    • Follows simple directions
    • Shows kindness and concern for others

Contact Us

  • Kim Erickson, Assistant Director of Early Learning

    253-945-2296

    kiericks@fwps.org

    Teaching for Learning Dept
    Educational Service Center
    33330 8th Ave. S.
    Federal Way, WA 98003

     

Kindergarten Readiness

Enrollment Forms

  • Forms you may be asked to complete

    Note: Schools often have individualized forms that parents are asked to complete. The list is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all forms from all schools, but it covers the majority of forms required across the district.