Registration for the 2020-2021 school year for children ages 3 and 4 by September 1, 2020, begins February 7. See below for more information.
District 197 Preschool programs provide a bridge to school through half and full-day classes that offer rich learning experiences in well-equipped classrooms. All of our caring staff are trained in Early Childhood Education.
Our programs lay the foundation for future school success by encouraging:
• Personal, social and physical development
• Language development
• Pre-reading skills
• Pre-writing skills
• Mathematical and scientific thinking (including math curriculum used with the children in the District from age 3 through grade 5)
• Enthusiasm for social studies, music and art
Ages 3 and up by Sept. 1, 2020
• Community Preschool - ThreeSchool
(The Early Learning Center in West St. Paul and Pilot Knob school in Eagan)
Ages 4 and up by Sept. 1, 2020
• Community Preschool - PreKindergarten
(The Early Learning Center in West St. Paul, and Pilot Knob school in Eagan)
Extended Day before and after school • Available to children attending a preschool class at the Early Learning Center.
Additional fees apply.
Preschool Scholarships and Assistance*
School Readiness is a program partially funded by the State of Minnesota, and families must meet eligibility guidelines and provide proof of income to qualify for scholarships. Openings in the program are limited. *Transportation is limited based on eligibility and is not guaranteed.
School Readiness eligibility requirements: Click Here