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KC Preschool

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Online registration for the 2019-20 school year began January 15, 2019 at 8 am.


*2019-20 KC Preschool enrollment update: As of Friday, June 7, 2019.  KC Preschool is full at Blue Heron Elementary, Centennial Elementary and Centerville Elementary.  Registrations are being taken for the waiting list.  Golden Lake Elementary and Rice Lake Elementary- School Readiness Preschool 606 have space for all schedules.  Contact Sara Ison at or 763-792-6111 for information on what is available at each building.

This full day, year-before-kindergarten program is currently held at all five of the elementary school locations (Blue Heron, Centennial, Centerville, Golden Lake,  and Rice Lake). KC Preschool is designed to help children prepare to enter kindergarten with the skills and behaviors necessary to be successful. Children who are four years old before September 1 of the current school year and are toilet trained are eligible to enroll.


Children work on listening, personal and social development, language and literacy, thinking and math skills through guided play, group time, and social interaction. Activities include language arts, math, science, art, large muscle (gym/outside), dramatic play, blocks, and music.

Children will need to purchase a lunch or bring a lunch from home. 

KC Preschool morning and afternoon enrichment is offered from 6-9:30 a.m. and 4-6 p.m. for an additional charge. Before school enrollees have the opportunity to purchase breakfast. 

For more information, please email KC Preschool Coordinator Sara Ison, or call 763-792-6111.

KC Preschool has been awarded a four-star rating from Parent Aware. Because of this, tuition scholarships up to $7,500 per individual family are available through Pathway I and Pathway II. To find out more information about Pathway I scholarships, please contact Think Small™ (formerly Resources for Child Caring) at 651-641-6604. To find out more information about Pathway II scholarships, please contact KC Preschool Coordinator Sara Ison at 763-792-6111,