Kindergarten varies greatly from state to state on set up as well. Many
schools still have half day kindergarten, where others have full day. I
teach full day kindergarten. In the state of Pennsylvania, where I teach,
we do not have class size limits. I am very fortunate to teach in a small
district and usually only have 15-18 kids. We do not have aides or
Many public schools are also starting or have preschool. My district for
example, offers 4 year old preschool. Those kids must be 4 years old by
September 1st. My district caps the preschool rooms at 20 kids /
teacher. The preschool classes have full time aides.
On 8/08/16, ido wrote:
> I am a kinder garden teacher from Israel
> I'd like to know about the age difference in usa.
> Here a 1 aged group for pre school kindergarden would
> meen: from september to december including, will be 5th
> birthday and from january to next september 6th birth
> By the way, maximum in class would be 35 kids with 2
> adults (teacher and a professional helper)
> Is it the same in the usa?