The early childhood and Kindergarten program are closely linked and monitored by teachers to insure that the transition presents little or no difficulty for the student. Lessons are coordinated jointly to produce a student who can function proficiently in the next grade and to compare strategies and innovate new ideas. This is a guarded transition that requires care and wisdom to achieve the highest potential for all students. Children are blessings from Allah (God). Our responsibility to them is to instill an awareness and dependence on Allah to live their lives. The childhood experience represents the child's first experience in a structured classroom setting, and as such, we intend to make this introduction to school a pleasant and productive encounter. The Islamic School of Irving recognizes the innate and inherent needs of young children. Our childhood program strives to fulfill the needs of the child by targeting six basic areas of development: spiritual, psychological, emotional, social, physical, and cognitive development.