You can discover what thousands of Kindergarten parents just like you already know. That a Great Hearts education is not just a safe, educational and fun learning environment, but it will establish your child in a life-long pursuit of what truly matters.
A Great Hearts education prepares students to be more than just proficient test takers, but rather, to become great-hearted leaders capable of success throughout their higher education and professional careers. With a curriculum built upon a classical liberal arts tradition and a revolutionary approach to school itself, Great Hearts cultivates the hearts and minds of students in the pursuit of Truth, Goodness, and Beauty.
At Great Hearts, your Kinder student will be enrolled in a revolutionary public elementary school that is committed to building your child's heart and mind.
Kindergarten is an entry into the Great Hearts equivalent of elementary school. We call them Archway Academies or Lower Schools. Watch the video below and discover exactly what a "day in the life" of a Great Hearts kindergartner looks like.
While students will learn at different paces, we believe that true education is a matter of development over time and within a stable community. At Great Hearts we give our students individualized attention, but always within a common, one-track curriculum.
Your Kinder student will begin their educational journey with the end in mind: the building of a great heart.
Our kindergartners get to experience hands-on activities, creating a the foundation of becoming a lifelong learning. In this particular experiment, scholars got to cook s'mores using the power of the sun.
If you opt for full-day Kindergarten at Great Hearts, your student will receive additional instruction in the sciences, history, the arts, and enrichment in math and reading.
Every great teacher is a student at heart. They are men and women of curiosity and imagination. Teachers have a deep capacity for empathy and wonder, and an ability to be moved greatly by others and the surrounding world. This is beautifully illustrated in our Kinder teachers, whose love of enlightening young minds and hearts is only surpassed by love for their students.
Learn how students are taught to write letters during Great Hearts Kinder Academy. This writing style is part of the Spalding curriculum our students study in their lower school education.
To build on math skills, young scholars will use manipulatives to move objects around in a way that teaches or reinforces a lesson. In this particular lesson, incoming kindergartners worked on their counting skills by making a bracelet out of cereal.
Great Hearts Academies are located throughout the Phoenix metropolitan area.
Every new student at Great Hearts must submit a short enrollment application and select the desired academy location. (See below for Great Hearts Academy locations). Each new kindergarten class is filled from the list of new student applications. You may select and apply to multiple schools near you, and we encourage you to do so.
We have multiple academies located in the San Antonio area.
We have multiple academies located in the North Texas area.
Please visit our main enrollment page for more information on things like FAQ's, detailed enrollment timelines, Policies & Procedures and contact information.
Great Hearts operates 33 tuition-free K-12 charter schools throughout Arizona and Texas, with more schools opening soon. Explore our academies or apply for enrollment.