Welcome to Early Entry Kindergarten Testing School Year 2020/2021

  • Glendale Elementary School District will begin Early Entry Kindergarten Testing for school year 2020/2021 
    June 15, 2020 to June 17, 2020. Due to the recent closure of schools,
    we are unavailable to be reached via phone. If you would like to have your child tested or have any questions,
    please contact the Special Education Department at vafish@gesd40.org.

    Frequently Asked Questions 

    Q:  Does my child qualify to take the Early Entry Kindergarten Test?
    A:  Any child who will turn 5 years old between September 1, 2020 - December 31, 2020 qualifies to take the test.

    Q:  When will Early Entry Kindergarten Testing begin?
    A:  Testing dates will begin June 15, 2020. 

    Q:  What will I need to bring on the day of the test?
    A:  Please bring a copy of your child's birth certificate, a utility bill to verify proof of residency, and a government issued I.D. 

    Q:  What material does the test cover? How is it given?
    A:  The test is given one on one by a certified teacher. The teacher will ask the child questions involving reading, writing, math, fine motor skills, and gross motor skills. A parent interview is also conducted. 

    Q:  Where will the testing take place?
    A:  Testing will take place at the Glendale Elementary School District Office - 7301 N. 58th Avenue, Glendale, AZ 85301.

    Q:  How do I sign my child-up?
    A:  Please email the Special Education Department at vafish@gesd40.org to schedule an appointment beginning January 6, 2020.

    Q:  I have a specific question that is not covered in this section, who do I contact?
    A:  Please email the Special Education Department at vafish@gesd40.org.