The Richland Parish School Board shall offer full-day kindergarten instruction to each eligible child and require every child entering kindergarten for the first time be given a valid and reliable readiness assessment.  The results of this assessment shall be used for measuring student readiness for kindergarten and for planning instruction.


Each child entering kindergarten for the first time shall be assessed at the beginning of the school year.  The parent or guardian of each child shall be advised of the child’s level of readiness.


New policy:  October 11, 2011

Revised:  July 9, 2013



Ref:    La. Rev. Stat. Ann. §§17:24.4, 17:391.11

Louisiana Handbook for School Administrators, Bulletin 741, Louisiana Department of Education

Board minutes, 10-11-11, 7-9-13


Richland Parish School Board