• Welcome to West Lake Elementary! We are so excited about our new and upcoming Kindergarten students. Listed below are some resources to help you prepare prior to starting the new year. 

     Ready4K Website- is a FREE evidence-based text-messaging program for parents of children birth through third grade. 


    Kindergarten Readiness Resources for Families-by NCDPI: This guide provides family-friendly resources on age-appropriate developmental skills, support tips, and at-home activities where adult/child interactions are the central focus. 


    The Parents’ Guides to Student Success were developed by teachers, parents and education experts in response to the Common Core State Standards that more than 45 states have adopted.. Created for grades K-8 and high school English, language arts/literacy and mathematics, the guides provide clear, consistent expectations for what students should be learning at each grade in order to be ...


    Home / Our Work / For Families / School Readiness / Ready or Not Kindergarten, Here We Come! By Tracy Galuski. Sammy was a bit of a late bloomer. Maria, his mother, spent a lot of time helping him with the kindergarten readiness activities, but she wasn’t sure if he was really prepared. The morning of the first day of school was a whirlwind ...