Kindergarten Readiness

Aspiration
Every child is prepared for school.

Core Indicator
Percent of children zero to four years old enrolled at a high-quality early education center.

Challenge
Only one in five children in the five-county area attends a “high quality center.”

Why It Matters
Children who have access to quality early education programs or pre-K develop cognitive, social and behavioral skills necessary for kindergarten readiness.

For more detailed information, see our Baseline Report.

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