More than the community average of these students surveyed were ready. Twenty-nine (or 21%) were not ready in ALL 5 key areas.
If Neighborhood 8 was a kindergarten classroom of 22, a teacher would be challenged to teach 9 children who are NOT READY (orange+ yellow).
Although most children were ready (86) for kindergarten, the 29 students not ready struggled most with social competence and emotional maturity.

You can help as your child’s first teacher by soothing your child with your voice, making eye contact, and going to the doctor for check-ups.