1606 Brady St.
Davenport, IA
563-336-5000

Administrative Regulation 501.04A

Administrative Regulation 501.04A

STUDENTS

Kindergarten Screening
A. Kindergarten Roundup

      1. The purpose of the kindergarten roundup will be the following:

  • to introduce children to the school environment
  • to help parents begin to experience a long term meaningful partnership with the school
  • to provide information to the parents about the school
  • to process documents required by law
  • to complete forms required by the school district
  • to provide information about how parent/guardian can request screening for health, vision, hearing and/or speech

    2. Kindergarten roundup will not be used for the following purposes:

  • to create an entrance requirement (to exclude children from kindergarten)
  • to create a homogeneous classroom

    3. The principal will plan kindergarten roundup with the assistance of others such as the kindergarten teacher, the reading specialist, speech pathologist and the nurse.

    B. August/September Kindergarten Information and Development Survey (KIDS)

    1. The purpose of the Kindergarten Screener will be the following:

  • to assist in planning appropriate instruction for all students, building on each child’s strengths
  • to provide baseline data for evaluating growth

      2. The Kindergarten Screener will not be used for the following purposes:

  • to create an entrance requirement (to exclude children from kindergarten)
  • to create a homogeneous classroom

    3. The procedures for administering the Kindergarten Screener are as follows:

  • The kindergarten teacher will administer the individualized screener (approximately 15 minutes per child) before mid-September in one of the following ways: during the summer (being paid a stipend), on the first district day of school through scheduled appointments (kindergarten students begin school on the second district school day) or during the school year classroom coverage provided)

 

  • Revised 7/96
  • Reviewed 8/97, 7/99
  • Revised 4/17