Kindergarten Academy Q & A's

Question: What is Kindergarten Academy? 

Answer: Kindergarten Academy is:

  • • A Puyallup School District 20 week early entrance full-day kindergarten program
  • • Designed for children who turn five after August 31st  
  • • Focused to support children who have not had a formal preschool or other pre-kindergarten experience

When will Kindergarten Academy start? 

Answer: Kindergarten Academy will start in late January 2020 and conclude in June 2020

How does my child get registered for Kindergarten Academy? 

Answer: Families interested in Kindergarten Academy will need to schedule a 30-minute meeting with Puyallup School District personnel at the Educational Service Center located at 302 2nd Street SE, Puyallup  98732.   During these meetings, Puyallup School District personnel will administer assessments that will be used to determine each child’s candidacy for the Kindergarten Academy program.   The following Kindergarten Academy assessment days have been scheduled:

  •  • Friday, October 4, 2019 
  •  • Friday, October 18, 2019
  •  • Friday, November 1, 2019
  •  • Friday, November 15, 2019
  •  • Friday, December 6, 2019
  •  • Tuesday, December 17, 2019

  When will families know if their child qualifies for Kindergarten Academy?

Answer: Families will be notified if their child qualifies for Kindergarten Academy on or before December 20, 2019. 

To schedule a meeting appointment, please contact the Instructional Leadership Department at 253-840-8989.