Kindergarten at Dove Academy

Thank you for your interest in kindergarten at Dove Academy of Detroit! We are excited to share what our program is all about.

At Dove, we celebrate the fact that every student has a story and we want to walk alongside them so that they can achieve greatness. Our supportive staff and family-like culture creates a safe nurturing environment for all of our students. This along with strong academics creates the solid groundwork for a lifelong love of learning.

Hello! I'm E'Shaun Caine, Principal at Dove Academy of Detroit.

Shaun Caine - blue circleDove Academy has a commitment to excellence. It is our mission to provide a high-quality education so all scholars become successful, contributing members of an ever-changing global society.

Meet Our Kindergarten Team

Mrs. Swilling

Mrs. Thomas

Mrs. Trzos


  • Language Arts: Amplify Core Knowledge Language Arts

    • Kindergarten Focus: listening and reading comprehension, oral language skills, phonics, pre-writing/writing, sight words, and decoding

  • Math: Eureka Math

    • Kindergarten Focus: classifying objects, count, order, and write numbers, addition, subtraction, and measurement

  • Science:  Phenomenal Science

    • Kindergarten Focus: energy, force and motion, and earth and environment

  • Social Studies: Oakland Atlas Rubicon

    • Kindergarten Focus: alike and different, maps and globes, needs and wants, responsibility and fairness

  • Reading Intervention: Fountas & Pinnell

    • F & P is an assessment system used to identify independent and instructional reading levels for all scholars in an effort to make intentional and informed instructional decisions for one-to-one or small group learning.

Kindergarten Schedule

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