Early Entrance Into Kindergarten

  • Parents who are considering having their child assessed for early admittance into District 200's Kindergarten program should review the following information. The initial screening takes place in May each year. Please note the screening date, application deadline, and documents required.

    Required Forms due by:  May 1, 2024

      • Birth Certificate
      • Proof of Residency
      • ASQ-3
      • ASQ:SE-2
      • Early Entrance Parent Questionnaire
      • Early Entrance Teacher Questionnaire
      • Official school record of attendance (preschool or kindergarten)

    Submit all forms to:

    Verda Dierzen Early Learning Center - Early Entrance Kindergarten
    2045 N. Seminary Ave.
    Woodstock, Illinois 60098

    OR email them to alarias@wcusd200.org

    Forms will not be accepted after May 1, 2024.  After all forms are submitted, a confirmation phone call and/or email will be sent to parents to set up a time for students to be screened.

    Kindergarten Early Entrance Screening Date:  May 13, 2024

    Assessments Utilized for Screening: Fine motor assessment, social and emotional screener, FastBridge Reading achievement; and FastBridge Math achievement.

    Parents are welcome to wait in a conference room area while their child is being screened. The screening will take approximately 1 hour. 

    Students must meet the early entrance benchmarks of 90th percentile and above. Based upon this data, parents will be called or a letter will be mailed home.