Early Learning & Kindergarten
Here in Beaverton only 500 children have the opportunity to access publicly funded preschool through Head Start and our existing school based preschool programs. That is only 18% of our entering kindergartners, and it’s not good enough. To close the opportunity gaps for our most vulnerable students - students with developmental delay and disability, children of color, diverse language learners, and children experiencing poverty - we must increase access to programs that will prepare them for school and support their families as their first teachers by making a significant investment in early learning.
Early Learning in BSD Means...
Historically Underserved Populations
- Children of Color
- Emerging Bilinguals
- Children Experiencing Poverty (200% below poverty level)
- Developmental Delays
- Behavior Challenges
Any child who will be five (5) years of age on or before September 1 is eligible to enroll for Kindergarten at their designated home school.