Finding the right school

Checklist: What to Look For on a Preschool Visit

By The Understood Team

Some people think all preschools are the same. But some may not be the best fit for your child’s needs, or for your budget. It’s a good idea to visit several before you decide which one to send your child to. This downloaded checklist can help you evaluate schools during your tour.

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Basic Information
Preschool Philosophy
School Environment
Preparing Kids for Kindergarten
School Staff
Does It Feel Right for My Child?
Does It Work for Me?

About the Author

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The Understood Team is composed of writers, editors and community moderators, many of whom have children with learning and attention issues.

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Sheldon H. Horowitz, Ed.D., is senior director of learning resources and research at the National Center for Learning Disabilities.

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