Wood County Pre-Kindergarten Program

In conjunction with Wood County Schools, Community Partners, and Head Start

About Our Pre-Kindergarten Program

Pre-Kindergarten is an early childhood development program which provides an active learning environment. Children attend regular sessions taught by a certified/permitable preschool teacher who is supported by an assistant teacher or aide.

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Melanie Cutright

Coordinator of Early Learning

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Registration Packet

Pick up a registration packet from one of our schools or simply print items from this page.

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Pre-Kindergarten Registration Requirements:

  • Be age four prior to July 1 of the current year.

  • Provide proof of age-appropriate immunizations.

  • Provide a state-certified birth certificate.

Pre-Kindergarten Registration Documents:

Learning Benefits For Pre-Kindergarten Children

Social Development:

  • Getting along with others

  • Working independently

  • Solving problems

Large-Motor Skill Development:

  • Running, jumping, hopping, skipping

  • Bouncing and catching a ball

Small-Motor Skill Development:

  • Using pencils, crayons and scissors

  • Self-help skills

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Language and Literacy Development:

  • Listening to others

  • Following directions

  • Using and understanding language

  • Recognizing letters

Mathematical Development

  • Recognizing numbers, shapes, and colors

  • Counting

  • Sorting and classifying

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Program Provisions

  • Availability of the Pre-Kindergarten program is based upon the number of children pre-enrolled.

  • Classroom size ranges from eighteen to twenty children.

  • A variety of researched-based curricula is used. The Creative Curriculum for Preschool, 6th Edition Deluxe is the basis for instruction.

  • Parental involvement is an important part of the program.

Activities

  • Outdoor play

  • Science

  • Creative Art (painting, drawing, etc.)

  • Self-selected activities

  • Cooking

  • Sand and water play

  • Clay

  • Housekeeping

  • Field trips

  • Music β€’ Story-time / books

  • Finger plays / puppets

  • Blocks /construction toys

  • Manipulatives (puzzles, beads, etc.)

All pre-kindergarten classes meet four days a week from Monday through Thursday.

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Our Community Partners

A Little People Place (1 class)
Hannah Kelley
(304) 485 -0701
728 Β½ 29th Street
Parkersburg, WV 26101

Joyful Sound (1 class)
Heather Rogers
(304) 428 -3298
505 19th Street
Parkersburg, WV 26101

Precious Angels (1 class)
Sandy Leasure
(304) 422 -3310
14 Highland Avenue
Parkersburg, WV 26101

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Elementary School Pre-Kindergarten Programs

Blennerhassett Elementary School
2 classes
Some enrollment criteria
448 Jewell Road
Parkersburg, WV 26101
(304) 863 -5128

Criss Elementary School
1 class
2800 22nd Street
Parkersburg, WV 26101
(304) 420 -9522

Fairplains Elementary School
1 class
Some enrollment criteria
615 Broadway Avenue
Parkersburg, WV 26101
(304) 420 -9531

Franklin Elementary Center
2 classes
Some enrollment criteria
1511 Division Street
Parkersburg, WV 26101
(304) 420 -9534

Gihon Elementary School
3 classes
Some enrollment criteria
2000 Belmont Road
Parkersburg, WV 26101
(304) 420 -9539

Greenmont Elementary School
1 class
209 58th Street
Vienna, WV 26105
(304) 420 -9544

Jefferson Elementary Center
6 classes
Some enrollment criteria
1103 Plum Street
Parkersburg, WV 26101
(304) 420 -9554

Kanawha Elementary School
2 classes
Some enrollment criteria
6465 Staunton Turnpike
Davisville, WV 26142
(304) 420 -9557

Lubeck Elementary School
2 classes
Some enrollment criteria
206 Lubeck Road
Parkersburg, WV 26101
(304) 863 -3321

Madison Elementary School
2 classes
Some enrollment criteria
1426 32nd Street
Parkersburg, WV 26104
(304) 420 -9563

Martin Elementary School
3 classes
Some enrollment criteria
1301 Hillcrest Street
Parkersburg, WV 26101
(304) 420 -9625

Mineral Wells Elementary School
2 classes
Some enrollment criteria
1776 Elizabeth Pike
Minerals Wells, WV 26150
(304) 489 -1670

Neale Elementary School
2 classes
Some enrollment criteria
2305 Grand Central Avenue
Vienna, WV 26105
(304) 420 -9587

Vienna Elementary School
2 classes
700 41st Street
Vienna, WV 26105
(304) 420 -9648

Williamstown Elementary School
3 classes
Some enrollment criteria
418 Williams Avenue
Williamstown, WV 26187
(304) 375 -7675