Early Learning

Community Education Early Learning

Community Education in School District 833 provides a wide range of school readiness opportunities, supports and enrichment and activity classes for children birth to five.

Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE)

ECFE is a parent/child program that is unique to Minnesota and in every school district across the State. ECFE provides all families with the opportunity for early school connection through parent support and education to promote the optimal growth and development of children birth to five.

Early Childhood Screening

Early Childhood Screening is recommended at age 3 and is required before entering Kindergarten in Minnesota Public Schools.  Early Childhood Screening provides a snapshot of your child's development and is also required prior to enrolling in our 3's or 4 year old preschool programs.

District Preschool

The PreK program is for 4 year olds prior to their year starting Kindergarten.  The PreK program is located at most elementary school sites and offers a 5 day per week morning or afternoon option.

The 3's preschool program provides various options for families.  Families can choose classes with a parent/child day, a child only experience, a 3-5 year old mixed age class or an evening preschool option.

Preschool Enrichment and Activity Classes

Swimming, gymnastics and other enrichment and activity classes are provided for preschoolers.