We've got proof that KiddyKeys preschool music classes are educationally sound.
Beginning with the 2006-2007 school year, Enterprise Academy in Green Bay, WI incorporated five arts domains into their curriculum. The domains included music (KiddyKeys), gymnastics, dance, karate, and art. Utilizing the nationally recognized Woodcock-Munoz Mini Battery Assessment test proctored by Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Licensed Teachers, Enterprise conducted a two year study, measuring students test scores in five critical areas. The scores below reflect two years of Arts Enrichment Programming when compared to national norms:
Defined: Measures letter identification, vocabulary comprehension
Results: Student test scores improved by 19.58% to 26.91%
Defined: Measures pre-reading skills, such as picture identification, and basic words.
Results: Student test scores improved by 34.59% to 46.23%
Defined: Assesses writing skills, like print the letter "h"
Results: Student scores improved 50.78% to 65.14%
Defined: Pre-math skills may include writing a correct number when instructed or early addition.
Results: Student scores improved by 11.01% to 16.56%
Factual Knowledge Skills
Defined: Address general knowledge concepts, such as identifying a picture.
Results: Student test scores improved by 19.39% to 27.32%
Defined: All five areas added to yield the composite score.
Results: Student test scores improved by 26.76% to 38.42%