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Kindergarten students pose by lockers

A place where children love to learn

Kindergarten is an important year. What kids learn in kindergarten helps to build the foundation for lifelong learning. We teach kids how to read and write, how to get along with others, and how to solve problems. But more importantly, we teach kids how to love learning!

Your child will make new friends and have lots of time to play and explore the world around them. We welcome each child at their current level of ability and provide developmentally-appropriate learning activities.

Our principal and kindergarten teachers introduce themselves and warmly welcome you to our school community.

"I love teaching kindergarten for all of those big WOW moments they experience throughout the year. Giving them time to learn, explore, play and be kids together is the best part of kindergarten!"

– Kim Schneider, Kindergarten teacher

Join us for Virtual Kindergarten Orientation

Parents/guardians are invited to join us for a live Zoom meeting to learn more about what they can expect in kindergarten, meet our staff, and ask questions. We have two opportunities for you to join. If you can’t make the AM session please feel free to join our PM session. Zoom meetings will be taking place on:

We are planning to host an in-person event later this spring to help welcome your child and family to our school community. Watch for additional information to be shared in the coming months. You can keep up on the latest school news by signing up for our list-serve at

For Kids: See and Experience Life in Kindergarten

student support team staff

Meet the staff at Afton-Lakeland who are here to help you!

classroom table

Take a tour of our kindergarten classroom.

teacher holding book

Listen to a fun story about getting ready for kindergarten!

students dancing

Join us for a kindergarten dance party!

For Parents: Learn What To Expect From Kindergarten

Wondering what your child will be learning in kindergarten? Curious how they'll be graded or assessed? Or maybe you just want to see how kindergarten has changed since you were a kid ! Our Elementary Roadmap is designed to help you find the answers to all of your school-related questions in kindergarten and beyond.


"Our son has grown so much in the first couple of months – this was most evident when he read a book to me for the first time. I will never forget that moment."

– Bridget Johnson, A-L Kindergarten Parent