Intensive Early Childhood Education | Family Learning
Jump Start to Kindergarten

LEARNING COMMUNITY CENTER OF SOUTH OMAHA

Student Proficiency

The goal of Family Learning, our most established program, is to help parents help their children. Five-year outcomes show a strong pattern of academic gains with children demonstrating academic proficiency rates higher than comparable students.

Learning Community South students exceed the school district proficiency rate in math and have higher proficiency rates than comparable students statewide.

Most students in Learning Community programs achieve scores within the average range.

INTENSIVE EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION (IEC)

LEARNING COMMUNITY CTR SOUTH OMAHA (LCCSO)

Executive Function

Executive function skills are key to academic growth and behavioral skills. They also support a child’s ability to adapt in a variety of settings including their future workplace.

WHY THIS MATTERS: A child’s social-emotional development provides a foundation for learning.

INTENSIVE EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION (IEC)

School Readiness

Children need school readiness skills for learning. An early start in quality preschool enhances a child’s understanding of basic concepts like shapes, colors, numbers and letters.

WHY THIS MATTERS:These are essential concepts for learning that every child needs.

More than one-third of the children achieved vocabulary scores at or
above the national average.

INTENSIVE EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION (IEC)

Vocabulary

Quality preschool improves a child’s ability to recognize and understand words, both spoken and written.

WHY THIS MATTERS: a child’s vocabulary skills are known to improve behavior, academic success and the likelihood of grade-level reading.

SCHOOL DISTRICT INITIATIVES

Jumpstart to Kindergarten

This is a longstanding school district initiative where teachers see the majority of children achieve average or higher proficiency.

WHY THIS MATTERS: Jumpstart to Kindergarten gives children an opportunity to make rapid gains in school readiness.

Teachers consistently find
Jumpstart to Kindergarten students
are equal or more proficient
than students who did not attend
the program.