Department of Testing, Research and Evaluation

Trends in Kindergarten Readiness

This study will examine the trends in kindergarten readiness among PGCPS students entering kindergarten for the first time in the fall of SY2015, SY2016, and if available, SY2017.  The data will be disaggregated by socio-demographic factors.  Furthermore we will examine the impact, if any, students’ pre-kindergarten experiences and their readiness for kindergarten.

Project status:  Currently underway, scheduled for completion in December 2016.

For more information, please contact Dr. Carole Keane at or Dr. Berhane B. Araia at



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    Approximately 85% of the respondents to the 2017  School Climate Survey perceive their schools as having a climate that is conducive to effective instruction and learning.




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