Future-Ready Kindergarten

  • Is your child entering kindergarten in 2024 and not currently in preschool?

    North Thurston Public Schools is offering a program to provide free, early-entrance kindergarten called Future-Ready Kindergarten for children who are scheduled to enter kindergarten in the fall.

    What: Future-Ready Kindergarten is a transitional kindergarten program that will focus on essential academic and social-emotional skills needed for school.

    When: Classes for the 2023-24 school year will begin in December 2023.

    Who: For children the year before they are eligible to attend kindergarten. Note: children who are kindergarten-eligible should be registered for regular kindergarten.

    The FRK application process is now closed for the 2023-24 school year.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is Future-Ready Kindergarten?

  • When are classes held?

  • Where are the classes located?

  • What is the cost?

  • Who will teach Future-Ready classes?

  • Will students still go to Kindergarten for the 2024-25 school year?

  • How do I apply for my student to participate?

  • Are there pre-screening questions?

  • What happens after I turn in the application?

  • What is screening like for my child?

  • How will I find out if my child has been selected?

  • Are Future-Ready Kindergarten Students Registered Students at NTPS?

  • What if I have other questions?