Placement Screening

Kindergarten Screening

The Kindergarten screening consists of five areas of development: Motor, Concepts, Language, Self-help and Social. The tasks sample typical developmental behaviors that children can readily demonstrate. Each area also provides a checklist of social/emotional behaviors that can be observed during the screening and is individually administered by an assessment team. The setting is a relaxed early childhood classroom in which many game-like activities occur simultaneously.

Acceptance into Saint Andrew’s Kindergarten is based on a combination of the screening results, preschool reports and, when needed, an interview with the parents.

Grades 1–2 Screening

The admission evaluation assesses skills in many academic areas including counting, mathematical foundations, reading comprehension, listening comprehension, phonological awareness, and spelling.

Grades 3–7 Screening

The admission evaluation assesses skills in many academic areas including mathematical problem solving, reading comprehension, listening comprehension, spelling, and wri