Transitional Kindergarten (TK) Program at Los Altos Christian School

We are excited to introduce the Transitional Kindergarten (TK) Program at Los Altos Christian School (LACS), designed specifically for children who are four years old and will turn five between September 2 and January 2. Our TK program bridges the gap between preschool and kindergarten, offering our youngest students a nurturing and developmentally appropriate learning environment.

Program Philosophy and Goals

Our TK program aims to provide a smooth transition from preschool to kindergarten, focusing on the holistic development of each child. We emphasize hands-on learning, social-emotional growth, and foundational academic skills to prepare students for future success.

Key Features of Our TK Program

  • Limited Class Size: Our TK class is capped at 10 students. Apply now to secure your spot, as space is limited.
  • Full-Day Program: The program runs daily from 8:25 am to 2:00 pm.
  • Extended Care Options:
    • Kinder Care: Available from 2:00 pm to 3:15 pm, free for students with older siblings at LACS.
    • Before-School Care: Available from 7:30 am to 8:15 am.
    • After-School Care: Available from 3:15 pm to 6:00 pm

TK students will also participate in our co-curricular classes, including Art, Music, PE, and STEAM Lego
Robotics.

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 8:25 am: Arrival and Morning Circle Time
  • 9:00 am: Language and Literacy Activities
  • 9:50 am: Snack and Recess
  • 10:30 am: Math Exploration
  • 11:40 am: Lunch
  • 12:05 pm: Recess
  • 12:30 pm: Co-Curricular Classes/Science Exploration/Bible/Social Studies Activities
  • 1:30 pm: Social-Emotional Learning Activities
  • 1:45 pm: Afternoon recess
  • 2:00 pm: Dismissal or Transition to Kinder Care

Social-Emotional Learning

Our experienced and caring staff are dedicated to fostering a love of learning in every child. Our TK staff brings a wealth of experience in early childhood education, ensuring each child feels supported and engaged.

Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum

Our curriculum is tailored to meet the unique needs of TK students, emphasizing hands-on learning, social-emotional development, and foundational academic skills. We strive to create a supportive and engaging classroom environment where children can explore, discover, and grow.

Affordable Tuition

We understand the importance of making quality education accessible. Our competitive tuition rates ensure your child receives an exceptional educational experience at an affordable price.

Eligibility

To be eligible for the TK program, children must be four and turn five between September 2 and January 2.

Parent Involvement

We believe in the power of community and encourage parents to get involved in our TK program. There are various opportunities for parents to volunteer, participate in classroom activities, and engage in regular communication with teachers.

Enrollment Information

We invite you to enroll your child in our TK program and become part of the LACS community. Our school is committed to providing a safe, welcoming, and stimulating environment where every child can succeed.

How to Apply

To apply, please complete the application form here or contact our admissions office at
admissions@lacs.com for more information on the application process.
We look forward to welcoming your child to our TK program and the LACS family!

FAQs

Q: What is the age requirement for the TK program? A: Children must be four years old and turn five
between September 2 and January 2 to be eligible.

Q: What are the program hours? A: The program runs daily from 8:25 am to 2:00 pm, with extended
care options available before and after school.

Q: Is there a limit to the number of students in the TK class? A: The TK class is capped at 10 students to ensure personalized attention and a quality learning experience.

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