Peyton Elementary School’s Kindergarten has low class sizes, averaging 14 students in a class. It is a full day, family oriented program. Students receive individualized instruction in a “hands on” interactive learning environment.  Kindergarten students will learn the foundations of reading by understanding spoken words, syllables, and sounds.  They will demonstrate knowledge of upper and lowercase letters of the alphabet and their sounds.  They will blend sounds into words, and recognize rhyming words.  They will use a combination of drawing, dictation, and writing to express ideas.  Students will understand that whole numbers can be used to name, count, represent, and order quantity.  Students will learn the social skills necessary to develop peer relationships, problem solve, and work cooperatively as well as independently.