Below is an alarming article on the current state of testing in  public school kindergartens:

Kindergarten teacher details ‘lunacy’ of standardized tests for kids (by Nancy Creech in The Washington Post)

At Cape Ann Waldorf School, there are assessments, but the Kindergartners think it’s a game. In fact, they get very excited about their visit with the “Red Queen”. To find out more about Kindergarten at Cape Ann Waldorf, please contact Admissions Director Kelly Hiselman.