Westwood Preschool Registration

2023-2024

We are so excited to begin the process of our 2023-2024 preschool registration at Westwood! Below you will find information on all of the early childhood programs offered within our building as well as information to start the registration process for your child. Preschool is an essential part of early learning for our students that establishes a solid foundation for learning, I would love every four year old within our district to attend preschool with us.

Preschool

  • Part of Iowa Statewide Voluntary Preschool Program
  • Instructional focus on play, communication and learning routines
  • Utilizes Creative Curriculum, which is based on early childhood theories and research.
  • Creates purposeful and productive learning experiences that help children grow in all areas.
  • Goal of the program is for children to become independent, self-confident, curious learners who work well with others.
  • Students are assessed using GOLD early childhood guidelines
  • No cost to family
  • Monday-Thursday 8:30-3:23
  • Students must be 4 on or before September 15, 2023
  • Students with an IEP may attend this program at age 3

Transitional Kindergarten (TK)

  • Follows same curriculum as kindergarten; pace is adjusted accordingly
  • Students are assessed with kindergarten students in reading and math
  • Students participate in all specials, recess, concerts etc. with kindergarten students
  • Monday-Friday 8:30-3:24
  • Students must be 5 on or before September 15, 2023
  • Upon completion students may enter kindergarten or 1st grade
  • Priority for this program is given to students who are recommended by preschool teachers or who have not previously attended preschool
  • Please email Jill Kerr if your child has not attended preschool but would like to attend TK.

Kindergarten

  • Curriculum includes reading, math, science, social studies and all specials areas
  • Students are assessed in the areas of reading and math
  • Monday-Friday 8:30-3:24
  • Students must be 5 on or before September 15, 2023
  • Please email Jill Kerr if your child has not attended preschool but would like to attend Kindergarten.

Registration Link

Please fill out the link below to begin the registration process for your child. You must sign up online to ensure your student has a spot in the program. Our classes are filled on a first come first served basis and spots are limited. We will have an in person preschool open house later this spring at a date and time to be announced. At this time we will have all remaining paperwork for you to complete. If you have any questions please contact Jill Kerr.


2023-2024 Preschool Registration

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