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Ready At Five is dedicated to elevating school readiness for all Maryland children...



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83% of Maryland's kindergarteners are fully ready for school...


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april14Ready At Five is happy to celebrate April as the Month of the Young Child by adopting a VIOLETS classroom and distributing books to the children at the Kindred Learning Center in Baltimore City.  


The 2013-2014 School Readiness Report - Children Entering School Ready to Learn -- captured by Ready At Five in its Getting Ready publications distills, dissects and publishes the kindergarten assessment data in a variety of formats, illustrating that 83% of Maryland's kindergarten students entered school ready to be successful. Click here to view and download the Getting Ready publications.

It's been a big year for Ready At Five. The early childhood system in Maryland became more robust.  Learn more about our work in 2013!


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Baltimore, MD  21228


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“My child’s Head Start teacher at Overlook Elementary School gave parents the Parents Matter brochure and I wanted to thank you so much…I appreciate the information you have shared and all that went into preparing and getting that literature out to us!  Continued success to your organization!”