General Information 
Main: 651-403-8390
Fax: 651-403-8310

Registration Information
651-403-8353 or           


Laurie Hume
Early Learning Assistant Director

Aleshia Leivermann
Early Learning Program Manager

David Owens
Tech Pro

Welcome to School District 197 Community Preschool

Registration for the 2023-2024 school year for children ages 3 and up by September 1, 2023 will be open the week of February 20, 2023. Class offerings will be very similar to our current preschool classes in the brochure below. 

Registration for the 2022-2023 school year for children ages 3 and up by September 1, 2022 is open and ongoing until classes are filled. Please see below to view class options and payment information or Click Here for the registration site.

School 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
  • Outdoor play and exploration