Document Number: 11279Kindergarten Entry Status: On-Time, Delayed-Entry, and Repeating Kindergartners - A look at kindergartners in the school year 2010-2011 reveals reading progress: in the fall, reading scores were higher, on average, for delayed-entry kindergartners and for repeaters, 36 and 37 respectively, while on-timers scored at 35. By spring, reading scores were higher for delayed-entry kindergartners and on-timers, 51 and 50, while repeaters were at 48. Other revealing stats concern math scores, entry age, parents' education, poverty status and race/ethnicity. (NCES, May 2013)...
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