We offer FREE PreK for 4-year olds (contingent upon funding) with 4TH birthdays before Sept. 1st of the school year. The ratio is 1 Teacher to 10 children. We use the NM PreK Outcomes Essential Indicators for Lesson Plans and Assessment.
"The State of New Mexico PreK InitiativeNew Mexico PreK is a voluntary program funded by the state of New Mexico. The PreK program began in 2005 to ensure that every child in New Mexico has the opportunity to attend a high quality early childhood education program before going to kindergarten. All children no matter their background or neighborhood should have an equal chance for success in school and in life.Teachers carefully plan indoor and outdoor activities based on what children need to learn in seven areas: Listening, language, reading and writing Science Counting, shapes, sorting and measuring, Coordination, hygiene, health and well-being Art, music and movement Independence, problem-solving, thinking and perseverance Appropriate behavior, social skills and being a part of a group.
The Purpose of New Mexico PreK is to:
Increase access to voluntary high-quality pre-kindergarten programs
Provide developmentally appropriate activities for New Mexico children
Expand early childhood community capacity
Support linguistically and culturally appropriate curriculum