Children entering kindergarten must be five years old by October 1 of the year they wish to enter. We use the DIAL kindergarten readiness screening to assess your child's readiness to participate successfully in our kindergarten program. The DIAL is required for all applicants.
Information about the DIAL
D.I.A.L. stands for Developmental Indicators for the Assessment of Learning. The DIAL is not an intelligence test. It measures readiness for kindergarten in four areas: Motor, Conceptual, Language, and Social.
We will contact you about the date and time for your child to take the DIAL after your admissions application has been received. The DIAL is given at Luther in the multi-purpose room. An area is set up for parents so that they can observe the testing process.
The cost for the DIAL assessment is $30. For new students, this amount is in addition to the $50 admissions application fee.
For students applying for the 2013-14 school year, the DIAL will be given on: