Irvington Community Schools is pleased to announce the launch of the ICES PreKindergarten Program for the 2021-2022 school year. Identified by school leadership as a priority in the most recent ICS Strategic Plan, school leadership and staff members embarked on a research and planning process involving curriculum study, effective teaching methods, space planning, and market needs. This purposeful process recently concluded with the outline for an expanded, community-based educational opportunity benefiting Indianpolis' young learners.
Overall, the program will help better prepare children for success in kindergarten through a "homegrown" approach as successful program participants will be guaranteed a seat for the next school year's kindergarten class. Additionally, the new ICES PreKindergarten Program will contribute to the greater Irvington/Eastside community's overall quality of life by providing an essential child development program offered by a highly regarded K-12 educational institution.
Important Enrollment + Program Details:
Fifteen seats will be available in the 2021-2022 PreKindergarten Class.
Priority enrollment is NOW OPEN with preference given to staff, alumni, and board members' children, as well as to siblings of currently enrolled ICS students. Priority enrollment runs for two weeks closing on Thursday, June 3. On Friday, June 4, enrollment will open to the larger Irvington/eastside community allowing any remaining seats to be filled.
The PreKindergarten Program will launch on Monday, July 26 consistent with the corporate-wide back-to-school date.
Download the ICES PreKindergarten Program overview HERE.
Watch the ICES PreKindergarten video message from Ms. Dehner, ICEs Principal HERE. (Para ver el mensaje de la Sra. Dehner en español, haga clic AQUÍ.)
As one of the oldest K-12 public charter schools in Indiana, this is a long-awaited critical piece of programming and growth for Irvington Community Schools. Moreover, this will make for an even more complete Irvington Community Schools experience for the families we serve, while improving the academic and social and emotional outcomes for all of our students. We invite you to check out the program in more detail HERE. And, to reserve your seat, click the "RESERVE MY SEAT NOW" button below. (As a reminder, seating is limited with only 15 seats available for the 2021-2022 academic year.) We celebrate with you, Ravens!