Back to School: Easing the Transition

The first day of school can be difficult for children of all ages. Children entering school for the first time are often anxious, but even children who have already attended school can be upset or concerned on the first day. Read More

Is My Child Ready for Kindergarten? 

I have a child in preschool. How do I know if he will be ready for kindergarten when the time comes? Read More

Preparing for Kindergarten

The following list is intended to help prepare your child in a variety of
developmental areas to make the transition into kindergarten as smooth as possible.
Believe it or not, just 15-20 minutes of playing and learning with your child can make a
world of difference! Read More

Register Your Child for Kindergarten in Fauquier County

Whether you are new to our area or the parent of a soon-to-be kindergarten student, all of the information you need to enroll your child in Fauquier County Public Schools can be found right here. Read More

Virginia’s Definition of School Readiness

“School readiness” describes the capabilities of children, their families, schools, and communities that will best promote student success in kindergarten and beyond. Each component – children, families, schools and communities – plays an essential role in the development of school readiness. No one component can stand on its own. Read More