Jacksonville Country Day School, a private elementary school in Jacksonville, FL, offers a leading Kindergarten program that helps to develop children's intellect and character.

The Kindergarten at Jacksonville Country Day School provides a nurturing environment with a focus on developing character and healthy life choices. The program includes daily PE and a nutritious lunch program. Kindergarteners also have a full curriculum of art, literacy, Singapore math, music, science, global studies, Spanish, and technology.

The Kindergarten program encourages the development of young children's intellect and character. The program actively prepares your Kindergartener for elementary school — and beyond. Students build on their own knowledge, experiences, and understanding of the world.

With the guidance of the teachers, each child is encouraged to work with others on learning tasks. The classroom environment promotes exploration of materials and social engagement that match the children's ages and developmental abilities.

All Kindergarten teachers at Jacksonville Country Day School have college degrees and strong backgrounds in early childhood education and child development. They also continue to develop professionally in the field of early childhood education.

The curriculum is based on early childhood development research and neuroscience, as well as best practices from the education field. The Kindergarten program at JCDS provides children with what they need to grow physically, emotionally, and intellectually.

All students applying for our Kindergarten program must be 5 years old before September 1st of their entry year.

Kindergarten Highlights

  • Learning takes place in a safe, engaging, family-centered, and fun environment
  • Carefully planned activities that enhance higher level thinking skills
  • Concrete hands-on experiences that form the foundation of abstract learning and application
  • Spanish, literacy, math, science, social studies, music, movement, and art are embedded into learning experiences
  • Daily physical education
  • Optional healthy lunch program
  • Differentiation to meet the needs of individual children
For more information or to schedule a tour, please contact Lori Hall in the Admissions Office at lhall@jcds.com or 904-641-6644 Ext. 128.
Located In Jacksonville, FL, Jacksonville Country Day is a Private School for Grades Pre-K - 6. JCDS is dedicated to academic excellence, as well as developing character and healthy lifestyles.