Early Kindergarten Entrance Testing is Now Available
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (March 25, 2019) – Testing is now available for early entrance into the Scottsdale Unified School District’s free, all-day kindergarten for the school year that begins Aug. 5, 2019. This is an opportunity for parents of a child born between Sept. 1, 2014 and Dec. 31, 2014 to see if their child qualifies to start school one year early.
To request testing, parents should visit susd.org/CommunityEd to fill out the Early Entrance Assessment Screening form. The cost to administer the screening, which takes place the third weeks of June and July, is $85.
The Scottsdale Unified School District (SUSD) has 19 elementary schools serving the Phoenix-Scottsdale metro area, all of which offer free, all-day kindergarten. Qualifying schools offer free before- and after-school care.
The District has two Dual Language Immersion programs: Desert Canyon Elementary School’s Mandarin Language program is only open to kindergarteners; the Spanish Language program at Pueblo Elementary is school-wide.
SUSD also has fee-based, preschool options available for young learners. For a complete listing of Scottsdale Unified Schools, visit susd.org/Schools.
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About the Scottsdale Unified School District
With more than 23,000 students in 29 schools, the Scottsdale Unified School District (SUSD) has been a premier choice for Pre-K through grade 12 public education for more than 120 years. Located northeast of metropolitan Phoenix, the District serves the educational needs of students and families in Phoenix, Paradise Valley, Fountain Hills, Tempe and Scottsdale. A highly experienced, professionally certified teaching staff fosters a diverse and rigorous educational environment to develop the potential in every individual learner. Offering gifted learning, special education, career and technical education, and a variety of athletics, arts and enrichment programs and clubs, SUSD provides the rich environment today’s students need to explore their interests, develop important social skills and grow into tomorrow’s leaders. For more information, visit www.susd.org and follow along on social media: Facebook: @ScottsdaleUSD, Twitter: @ScottsdaleUSD, Instagram: @ScottsdaleUnifiedSD, Nextdoor, LinkedIn and YouTube.