Challenge Charter Schools Kindergarten program is delivered in the morning from 8:30 am 12:30 pm at no charge. There is an afternoon enrichment option from 12:30 pm 3:30 pm. The afternoon enrichment fee is $250 per 20 day block. CCSs afternoon enrichment is not a day care or pre-school oriented environment; it is a full educational day enrichment program providing a sophisticated academic learning environment based in Core Knowledge. This content-rich, diverse curriculum challenges and excites students to learn with hands-on & engaging learning adventures.
Student assessments may take place prior to the first day, will take place during the first few weeks of school, and are on-going to establish your childs learning needs and accomplishments (student assessment during the first week, to six weeks of school includes a variety of assessment tools such as, but not limited to: observation, maturity level, AGS Edition DIAL-R Development Indicators Assessment of Learning).
Some Kindergartners will benefit from success in our four hour Kindergarten program prior to enrollment in the content-rich 3 hour afternoon enrichment. It would be a disadvantage to enroll or keep your child in the afternoon enrichment program before they are socially, emotionally, or academically ready. Your classroom teacher will discuss your students needs, assessment results, and most advantageous placement with you.
Challenge Charter Schools Kindergarten program frequently has a waiting list. If the program interests you, it is highly recommended that you pre-register as early as possible.
Student enrollment is evaluated in the following way for all students:
- The childs 5th birthday must fall on or before August 31st of the enrolling year
- Date of enrollment/pre-registration (lottery impact).
- Classroom availability is subject to the approved school and class cap numbers.