Pre-Registration for 2013-14 Kindergarten Students
If you missed our pre-registration in March and have a child that will be attending kindergarten this fall, please stop at our school as soon as possible. Please bring copies of your child's birth certificate and current immunization record. Your child must be 5 years old before August 1, 2013. All kindergarten students living North of I-94 will attend the Lodoen Kindergarten Center. Please call the school at 701-356-2020 with any questions.
PRINCIPAL: Betty Hanson
GRADES: District-Wide Kindergarten
ADDRESS: 330 3 Ave E, West Fargo, ND 58078
SCHOOL DESCRIPTION: The Clayton A. Lodoen Kindergarten Center is the educational facility for all kindergarten students living north of Interstate 94. Students living south of this line will attend the Osgood Kindergarten Center.
Our day will begin at 8:10 and dismissal begins at 2:15. There will be a breakfast and hot lunch program for those who choose to participate. Our staff includes 20 classroom teachers, 3 resource teachers, a speech and language pathologist, a media specialist, a counselor, 4 interventionists, 2 ELL teachers, 2 physical education teachers and 2 music teachers. A school psychologist, an occupational therapist and a physical therapist are available on a part time basis. We also have numerous other support staff to assure that each child is assisted appropriately.
We provide an age appropriate curriculum for literacy which includes reading, writing, speaking and listening expectations. Everyday Math provides the foundation for our numeracy curriculum. Special units in science and social studies, along with other topics of interest, are included throughout the school day. We follow the West Fargo Elementary Behavior Plan, which introduces social skills and expectations, and we reinforce positive behaviors through our Bee Positive Program. Our students participate in physical education, music and library on a regular basis.
We, along with the Osgood Kindergarten Center, are proud to provide the foundation for learning in the West Fargo Schools!
The mission of the West Fargo School District is "Educating today's learners for tomorrow's world."Along with this mission, we at the Clayton A. Lodoen Kindergarten Center hope to enhance each child's development by involvement in learning experiences that will build a positive self-concept and provide a base for future learning success.