More than the community average of these students surveyed were ready. Thirty-one (or 13%) were not ready in ALL 5 key areas.
If Neighborhood 9 was a kindergarten classroom of 22, a teacher would be challenged to teach 8 children who are NOT READY (orange+ yellow).
Although most children were ready (140) for kindergarten, the 31 students not ready struggled most with social competence.

You can help as your child’s first teacher by dancing together, limiting sugary foods, and playing games that encourage movement.