Why Choose PWA for Junior Kindergarten?
At Prince William Academy, Junior Kindergarten is not a daycare program. We offer a
rigorous yet developmentally appropriate course of study that provides ample opportunity
for students to grow in body and mind within a nurturing and caring environment.
With an advanced curriculum, our Jr. K students learn at a kindergarten level and leave our
program with a solid foundation for elementary school. Most recent academic data shows
that students who attend PWA Junior Kindergarten significantly outperform peers in
Kindergarten who did not. Our 2016 data shows:
After successful completion of our Junior Kindergarten Program your child will be able to
Phoenemic Awareness (phonics)
Sound and Letter Associations
Fine and Gross Motor Skills
Through thematic lessons and problem solving activities, Jr. K students at PWA are able to
connect academic instruction with real world experiences. Spanish is offered four days
each week, as well as the choice of Mandarin or Arabic twice each week, providing cultural
opportunities students can use to expand their understanding of the world and their role as
global citizens. Physical Education, Art, Music, and Technology help round out our
At its core, our program is designed to help our students develop self-confidence as they
learn in a cooperative setting, interacting with their peers and acquiring skills to explain
themselves and their reasoning.