FAQs

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What grades does Curtis teach?

A

Developmental Kindergarten through 6th grade.

Q

How early can I apply?

A

One year before your child is ready to begin school.

Applications are available from the school's website at the beginning of September for the following school year. In 2016, applications will be available beginning on September 6.

Q

What are the age cut-offs to enter DK and Kindergarten?

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A child must turn 4 by the end of February to start DK in September of the same year. A child must turn 5 by July 1 to start Kindergarten in September of the same year.

Q

Do you accept applications at all grade levels?

A

Yes.

Q

How many openings do you have at each grade level?

A

There are 36 openings in DK each year and 30 in Kindergarten. Usually there are one to two openings in each of grades 1 through 6.

Q

When can I tour the school?

A

Tours are offered during Admissions Open House evenings in the fall. You will also have an opportunity to tour the school after you have submitted an application.

Q

Does the school have a lunch program?

A

We have a lunch vendor that provides hot meals for students five days a week. Parents may pre-order and purchase lunches for their children on the vendor's website.

Q

What are the hours of attendance?

A

DK students attend school from 8:15 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.
All other grades attend school from 8:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Q

Is child care available for students before or after school?

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Students may arrive at school beginning at 7:30 a.m. at no additional cost. After school, supervised day care is offered from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the rate of $8.50/hour.