Definition of kindergarten
: a school or class for children usually from four to six years old
Recent Examples of kindergarten from the Web
Police say a Pennsylvania man was hosting a kindergarten graduation party for his son and several other children when he was fatally shot.
Two kindergarten students received awards for their outstanding reading performance: Chole Henning read 400 books, and Carson Smith read 613 books.
Students in kindergarten through twelfth grade submit short video productions in categories such as public service announcements, documentary and short news programs.
The Republican-American of Waterbury reports that Jane Gargano resigned Friday from her kindergarten teaching job at Alcott Elementary School in Wolcott.
Giles School , at 4251 N. Oriole Ave., will change from kindergarten-through-eighth-grade building to housing fifth- through eighth-grade students from throughout the district.
The kindergarten through second grade program blends traditional instruction with online learning pitched at the level of each child.
Crossroads sponsored by the University of Central Missouri, opened its first school in 2013 in an office building in downtown Kansas City and by 2017 enrolled roughly 570 students in kindergarten through eighth grade.
Many of the children attend P.S./M.S. 114, at 400 Beach 135th Street in nearby Belle Harbor, Queens, which serves about 640 students from kindergarten through eighth grade.
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Origin and Etymology of kindergarten
German, from Kinder children + Garten garden
First Known Use: 1851
KINDERGARTEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of kindergarten for English Language Learners
: a school or class for very young children
KINDERGARTEN Defined for Kids
Definition of kindergarten for Students
: a school or a class for very young children
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