Transitional Kindergarten @ The Bryant Street Campus
Starting school is a very exciting time for children and their families! It begins a new chapter in their lives and sets the tone for children's future. California's kindergarten standards and curriculum have changed over the years, and many of the skills children were once taught in first grade are now expected in kindergarten. This can make the transition into kindergarten difficult for some children, and the youngest children entering the kindergarten classroom often struggle to adjust.
Transitional Kindergarten is a bridge between preschool and kindergarten for children turning 5 years old between July 1st and April 2nd. It gives young learners a head start and provides them with an opportunity to learn and grow in an environment that is tailored to meet their academic and social needs. The good news is that a transitional kindergarten gives children an opportunity to learn in a hands-on, interactive way that supports their development, while still maintaining the rigor and high standards of kindergarten.
Transitional kindergarten provides children with an opportunity to learn enriching and academically challenging environment that nurtures their growth. Research shows that children who attend kindergarten readiness programs like transitional kindergarten are more likely to do well in school and attend college.
Parents all over California recognize the benefits of transitional kindergarten, and many parents have already been enrolling their children in similar programs, public and private, for years. Offering transitional kindergarten will help all of our kids gets the best start possible, with curriculum that is designed just for them.
"Making the decision to put my daughter in TK was a great decision! It was a little nerve-wrecking at first seeing her go off to school, but seeing how much she’s grown and learned has been worth it. The TK team of teachers are absolutely amazing! I feel like TK really does prepare them for Kindergarten and gives them that extra boost of confidence they need to start Kindergarten off to a right start."
— Michelle, TK Mom
"I love and believe
100% in the TK program at ILCS. They do an amazing job at guiding our children into future leaders. This year in TK, My son has learned over 20 sight words, can add and subtract many numbers 1-10 and is reading small stories. He has learned how to write a complete sentence. I have no doubt that he will soar in Kindergarten next year because he had this amazing experience!"
— Christie, TK Mom
"I loved being able to have my son in TK. I knew that he knew enough knowledge to go right into kindergarten, but I was worried if he was ready socially and emotionally. I wasn’t sure what to expect as far as how much he would learn, but it blew me away how much he has grown in all areas. It was the perfect choice for my son, and I’m so glad he has had this year to prepare him for kindergarten!"
— Becki, TK Mom
I have had 3 of my kids attend TK at ILCS and our experience has been amazing!! My kids who attended TK were much better prepared academically than my child who did not attend TK. They knew how to count to 30, write two to three sentences and even learned to read! My child who did not attend TK struggled a great deal and did success Academy throughout the year to catch up with her other classmates."
— Lindsey, TK Mom