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The Effect of High-Quality Early Childhood Experiences

March 1, 2019

Northfield Promise recognizes the power of high-quality early childhood experiences in helping kids enter kindergarten ready to learn. The latest data shows that there is currently a gap in the amount of time that low-income Northfield children spend in early childhood experiences versus their more affluent classmates. In addition, local data shows that most Northfield children attend multiple early childhood programs prior to kindergarten.

Hours Spent in Preschool or Daycare By Socioeconomic Status
Northfield Public Schools Kindergarten Fall 2018

Number of Programs Attended Per Student – All Students
Northfield Public Schools Kindergarten Fall 2018
(Source: Northfield Public Schools Kindergarten Survey, fall 2018)

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