Big Thinkers Start Early

At New Branches, we believe every student is unique and an individual. That being said, every student will learn differently and at various paces. While in preschool, your child will learn social skills and the basics of the school environment that will be very valuable for their years to come.

About GSRP

The Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP), a state funded free preschool program for qualifying four-year-old children. Kent Intermediate School District provides support for GSRP classrooms in 18 school districts, and several community based organizations around Kent County.

Vision:

Our Vision is to provide high quality early childhood experiences for children.

Mission:

Through partnership with families, teachers and communities, our mission is to cultivate child-centered, play-based environments that support critical thinking skills, develop positive self-concepts and facilitate independence and competence - all of which build the foundation for lifelong learning for children in the Kent ISD Great Start Readiness Program.  

Principles:

  • Positive interactions and relationships with adults provide critical foundation for successful learning.
  • Social-emotional competence is a significant factor in school success. 
  • Constructive, purposeful play supports essential learning
  • The physical environment affects the type and quality of learning interactions.
  • Teacher-family partnerships promote development and learning.

 

We also offer:

• Owlets Before & After School Care available at an affordable daily rate of $8.00 (6:30am – 6:00pm) 

• Strong Academic and Character Education Programs 

• Small Class Sizes

**The program requires children to be age four by September 1, 2016. You must meet requirements to qualify for this program. Space is Limited**

To begin the enrollment process, please complete our online application by clicking the button below.