St. Rose-McCarthy Catholic School

PROVISO: All lessons provided in non-Catholic textbooks are carefully screened to ensure they are appropriate for our students and do not in any way undermine Catholic teachings, morals, or values. Should a lesson be found lacking in the above conditions, it will not be presented to our students.

Transitional Kindergarten Hanford, CA Uses Big Day

"My daughter has benefited significantly in the TK classroom. The staff is a pleasure to work with and the curriculum is outstanding. The level of professionalism is unbeatable. Thank you SRM staff for your dedication to our Faith and to our children. She is ready to succeed in Kindergarten." Carrie Ortiz, TK Parent

Testimonial for Transitional Kindergarten in Hanford
Fun TK Day at St. Rose-McCarthy

When enrolled in Transitional Kindergarten, your child will get the academic boost needed to be successful in Kindergarten and beyond. In addition, your child will learn and grow in an environment that is tailored to meet his or her spiritual, academic, and social needs.

Transitional Kindergarten

Testimonial for TK Program in Hanford

If your child is planning on entering Kindergarten in the fall, but you’re concerned that he or she might not be ready, our Transitional Kindergarten can help.
 
Transitional Kindergarten is a “bridge year” between preschool and Kindergarten.
 

Most people think only children who are turning five between September and December can enroll in the program. Not true.
 
Transitional Kindergarten is helpful to all young learners — that is any child that just needs another year of preparation.


  1. Big Experiences — To Launch Learning in Every Lesson
  2. Meaningful Conversations — To Build Oral Language and Vocabulary
  3. The Best Children’s Literature and Nonfiction — To Give Children Access to Books at School and at Home
  4. Innovative Technology — To Engage Children, Teachers, and Families
  5. Comprehensive Curriculum — To  Assist with Daily Writing, Math, and Extended Play ​​

We use Scholastic's Big Day program. Big Day is composed of five learning components: