Maples Elementary School


Dear incoming kindergarten parents,

Dearborn Public Schools has  initiated a “Soft Start” program for incoming kindergarten students. The purpose of the Soft Start program is provide shorter days and an introduction to the kindergarten teacher and of your child’s school on a part time schedule for the first week of school.  The goal is to ensure the kindergarten start is positive and successful for all students. This is an exciting time in the lives of children and families. Our goal for Soft Start is to make the start to school successful for all students.

Kindergarteners attend half day sessions the first week of school. First day of school for the 2017-18 school year is September 5, 2017