Readiness Check


Tips & Facts

Readiness Check is a free interactive tool to help parents understand their children’s strengths and to identify what support they may need with grade-level skills. Visit for the Readiness Check in both English and Spanish.

With the Readiness Check, your child answers 3-5 questions in math and reading. At the end, there are fun, free activities and resources you can use to help your child at home.

Share your child’s Readiness Check results with your child’s new teacher to get support right from the start and help your child succeed in school.

According to national research, 90% of parents say their child is achieving at or above grade level in math and reading. Yet, only 39% of teachers say students start the school year prepared for grade-level work.

You are the expert on your child and can help make learning exciting! Read together about topics that interest your child. Find math in everyday life and turn it into a game.

Strengths such as communication, problem-solving, and confidence will help your children in school and life. Talk with your children about their feelings and how to handle new and difficult situations.