Through the United Way program – Columbus Kids/Franklin County
Kids – Homeport offers free learning checkups to make sure children
are ready to enter kindergarten.
All children, ages 2 1/2 years through 4 years and 3 months, are eligible
for the assessment. Parents fill out a short questionnaire, and Columbus
Kids staff can evaluate whether a child is ready to begin school.
- Takes only 20 minutes
- Activities and gifts are provided for kids needing more development in order to be ready to start school
- Follow-up every 6 months for all children until they start kindergarten
- All participants receive a Kroger gift card and a free children’s book!
For Columbus City Schools, please call Angie Rodriguez at
614.221.8889 x4803 and for Southwestern City Schools, please call
Katelynn Martin at 614.221.8889 x4832.