District 197 Early Learning Program

The Early Learning Program of the West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan Area Schools offers a variety of programming for families prenatal to kindergarten age living in the district community.

News & Events

Please see below for important registration information.  

The Benefits of Minnesota ECFE

Community Preschool
Please see the brochure posted below for 2020-2021 Community Preschool registration information. Registration begins on February 7 and is ongoing until classes are filled. 

Please see below for the Winter/Spring semester registration information. Class registration is ongoing until classes are filled. The Fall brochure is mailed in mid-August.  



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Registration for the Winter session begins January 6 and is ongoing  until classes are filled. 

Registration Information

Financial Assistance
Information: Click here

If you believe you may qualify for assistance, please click here for an application or call 651-403-8390.

A Rating Tool for Selecting High Quality
Child Care and Early Education

A 4-Star Rating is the highest rating that a program can receive. Community Preschool received 4 stars.