Explore Full-Day Kindergarten in D34!

 

Full-Day Kindergarten in District 34 will empower learning through an equitable, inclusive and nurturing environment focusing on the whole child, allowing for a balance of social-emotional development and academic growth.

District 34 offers a fee-based full-day kindergarten program, with an option for half-day kindergarten. Students enrolled in FDK will experience new classroom spaces, more time for learning and play, daily lunch and recess, and more. 

A half-day option also is available.

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FDK Offers More Time For:

Learning through play

Relationships and community building

Standards-based curriculum

Strong partnerships with families

Kindergarten Information Night Recap

Our primary schools hosted their first Kindergarten Information Night (on May 4) for families of students who will be in kindergarten for the 2022-2023 school year. Parents learned about:

  • How full-day kindergarten in D34 integrates play and academic learning
  • Curriculum, including fine arts and physical education
  • Social-emotional learning
  • Opportunities for multilingual learners
  • Half-day program information 
  • Parent organizations that support our schools, staff and students

View each presentation by clicking the school's name below. 

Hear from our current kindergarten students and what they think about kindergarten in D34.

First Day of School for all 2022-2023 Kindergarteners: August 25

FAQs About FDK

Fee Questions

Thank You, Glenview!

On March 17, 2020, the community approved a capital (facilities) referendum that allowed District 34 to offer full-day kindergarten beginning in the 2022-2023 school year. This positive impact will be felt for generations.  The District appreciates the support of the community, and we recognize that we are tasked with Building Future for decades to come.

Thank you D34 Community