Kindergarten Readiness

The Kindergarten Readiness Work Team will work collaboratively to ensure that all children who enter kindergarten are “kindergarten read,” based on their school district’s K-readiness assessment

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In St. Louis, Superintendents, educators and the research (First Step to Equity Report, Ready by 21 St. Louis, For the Sake of All, Ferguson’s Commission Report) point to the importance of students attending quality early childhood programs to be ready to learn when they enter kindergarten. Kindergarten teachers noted that students who attend a quality Pre-K program are much more successful learners in kindergarten. Families warmly discussed how quality early programs have benefited both their children and their family.


Support agencies to improve quality and access to early childhood programs.


Find more info about our members below.

A Child's Heart Learning Center

Books for Newborns

Community Impact Partnership

Generate Health

Jennings Head Start/Early Head Start of the Urban League of Metropolitan Saint Louis

Ready Readers

Urban Sprouts

YouthBridge Community Foundation

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It's Your Turn! 

Become a Leader. Be a Reader.

Help us ensure that all children can and will read proficiently by the end of third grade.