IV.† Instruction††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† (formerly #6301)
††††††††††† A.† Curricular Policies
††††††††††††††††††††††† 2.†††††††† Instructional Mandates
††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† a.†††††††† Early Admission to Kindergarten
KINDERGARTEN POLICY FOR NARRAGANSETT SCHOOLS
In accordance with RI
Parents or guardians seeking early admission for their child
shall make such request to the Principal of the
The Principal shall arrange for a parent or guardian interview with the school department psychologist and other pertinent educational personnel and will also arrange to have the child interviewed by the psychologist and other pertinent educational personnel.† Based upon the interviews, the psychologist and other pertinent educational personnel will decide if administering educational and/or psychological evaluations is necessary in making their determination.
Based upon the interviews, the childís relevant experiences, such as that in a preschool program, and results of any recommended evaluation instruments, the psychologist, in consultation with the other pertinent educational personnel, will make a written recommendation to the Principal. †The written recommendation must indicate the child being considered is exceptionally mature, both socially and emotionally, and has the physical maturity to participate successfully in the districtís kindergarten program. †Based upon the written recommendation, the Superintendent, in conjunction with the Principal, will make the decision concerning the granting of early admission to Kindergarten.
Admission shall be probationary and continued enrollment shall be dependent upon the childís successful adjustment to school.
Adopted: †††††††† March 17, 2004
13, 2005††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Narragansett,