Spanish Immersion Pre-K

Our Spanish Immersion Pre-K class is located at Foster Elementary School and will runs five days per week from 8:30am-2:00pm.

The class will follow a partial immersion model. Students will receive instruction in early literacy in English, while all other instruction will take place in Spanish. This will include the daily morning meeting, other centers, math, science, and social studies. The curriculum will adhere to the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks for Pre-K students.

The curriculum will build upon a monthly theme. Students will engage in arts, literacy, and math activities aligned with the themes. Development of oral language.

*Location is subject to change based on HPS availability.

BEGINNING FALL 2023

This is a full-day program running from September 2023-June 2024. Kids in Action programs follow the Hingham Public Schools calendar.

Daily Hours

8:30 – 2:00 PM, Monday – Friday

**KIA will be offering Extended Day Pre-K beginning in September 2023. Learn more here.

Location

Foster Elementary School, 55 Downer Ave, Hingham, MA 02043

Eligibility

Children who live in Hingham and will be four years old by August 31, 2023, are eligible to enroll. 

Registration

Registration for this program will open on January 23, 2023, and close on February 15, 2023.

This program has 20 slots and is lottery based. Lottery will be held live at Town Hall on February 17, 2023 at 9:00 AM.

Registration Begins January 23, 2023

Deadline – February 15th, 2023

IMPORTANT DATES

Meeting TypeDateTimeLocation
Lottery Entry DeadlineFebruary 15, 202311:59 PMLottery Entry Form
Live Lottery SelectionFebruary 17, 20239:00 AMTown Hall

Email KPratt@HinghamSchools.com to schedule a visit!

Sample Schedule

Throughout the day, students will have the opportunity for outdoor activities, centers, and purposeful play as they learn and grow. A typical school day might follow this sample schedule: 

8:30-9:00 AM Arrival and Centers
9:00 AM-9:15 AM Morning Meeting
9:15 AM Snack
9:30-10:15 AMLiteracy Centers
10:15-10:45 AMOutdoor play
10:45 AM -11:45 PMMath Centers
11:45-12:15 PMLunch
12:15-12:45 PMQuiet Activities 
12:45-1:15 PMRecess
1:15-2:00 PMScience/Social Studies Centers
The program will focus on nine themes for the year: 
Hello, School!How do we learn and play at school?
Marvelous Me!What makes me special?
Look outside!How are the seasons different?
Taking Care:How do we take care of ourselves and others?
Everyday helpersHow do people in our community help us?
From Farm to TableHow do the foods we eat go from the farm to the table?
On the go!How do we get from here to there?
Animals all aroundHow are animals the same and different?
Earth, Moon, and SkyWhat do we see in the natural world?