IS THERE A FEE FOR TESTING?
Answer: There is no fee for testing.
DOES MY CHILD GET EXTRA POINTS FOR BEING CLOSER TO THE AUGUST 31ST CUT OFF DATE?
Answer: No. There are no additional/fewer points adjusted based on birth date.
CAN MY CHILD TEST IF WE RESIDE OUTSIDE THE LIBERTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT BOUNDARIES?
Answer: Yes. Liberty Elementary School District offers Early Entrance to Kindergarten as an open enrollment opportunity for all qualifying students.
WHAT IF I WANT MY CHILD TO ATTEND A SCHOOL OTHER THAN OUR SCHOOL OF RESIDENCE?
Answer: Upon EEK qualification, you must submit a request for Open Enrollment through the district office. If you submit a request prior to qualification, your request will be placed in a "holding" status until after EEK testing is completed.
WHAT IS ON THE EARLY ENTRANCE TO KINDERGARTEN TEST?
Answer: The Early Entrance to Kindergarten test assesses a variety of school readiness skills including basic math and literacy skills as well as social and behavior readiness.
CAN MY CHILD RETAKE THE TEST IF THEY DO NOT QUALIFY THE FIRST TIME?
Answer: No. All initial testing results are final.
WHAT SHOULD I TELL MY CHILD ABOUT TESTING?
Answer: Families have found it helpful to tell their children that it is almost time for Kindergarten and this is a chance to show off all the things that they have already learned. Positive, no-pressure statements are encouraged.
WHAT IF WE CHANGE OUR MINDS ABOUT EARLY ENTRANCE?
Answer: Some families do decide after a Parent University or testing that Early Entrance is not right for their children. The Liberty Elementary School District supports families in making decisions that are best for their children and looks forward to welcoming those children as Kindergarteners the following school year.
WHO CAN I CONTACT WITH ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS?
Answer: Please contact our Educational Services Coordinator, Carrie Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org or 623-474-6654