• Kindergarten Jump Start
    Summer Program


    May 29 - June 28, 2019 | Monday - Friday | 8 AM TO NOON

    Hunter Elementary | 1630 Gillam Way | Fairbanks

    Midnight Sun Elementary | 2301 Bradway Road | North Pole


    KJS Lottery Registration

    What is KJS?

    Kindergarten Jump Start is a 22-day intensive, literacy-focused, FUN opportunity for children who will enroll in kindergarten this fall

    • Free
    • Mid-morning snack provided
    • School district program
    • Certified teachers


    • Child must be five years of age on or before September 1st, 2019
    • All qualifying four year olds are welcome to apply, however priority will be given to children with no prior preschool experience
    • Submit Kindergarten Jump Start lottery application
    • Pre-Register for kindergarten in the fall
    • Attend KJS Parent Orientation Tuesday, May 28th at 6 PM
    • Provide daily transportation Monday - Friday, May 29 - June 28
    • Commit to 100% student attendance

    Funded by the Alaska Pre-Elementary Grant

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Grants and Partnerships Contacts

  • Sheena Cummings 
    Assistant Director of Grants and Partnerships
    (907) 452-2000 x11225

    Britt Larson 
    Grants and Partnerships Specialist
    (907) 452-2000 x11257

    Business Partnership Development Intern

    Grants and Partnerships
    2nd Floor, Suite B, Admin Center
    520 5th Ave. Fairbanks, AK 99701
    Fax: (907) 328-0899

Last Modified on February 20, 2019