Why choose Bloomington Early Learning Services?

Bloomington Early Learning Services is a four-star Parent-Aware rated program encompassing early childhood family education (ECFE), early childhood screening and preschool programming for three-year-olds and four-year-olds. Through these programs, we aim to ensure our youngest learners are kindergarten-ready and have a strong foundation for lifelong learning. 

Class Locations

ECFE programming is offered at Pond Center, Southwood Center and Valley View Elementary, with preschool classes offered at Pond, Southwood and three Bloomington elementary schools: Valley View, Washburn, and Oak Grove. We also offer Preschool SAFARI classes, preschool with wrap around care options, at Pond Center and three Bloomington elementary schools: Normandale Hills, Westwood, and Hillcrest.

Class Registration

Early Childhood Screening

An Early Childhood Screening is required before children start can start a Bloomington preschool program. The screening is most valuable soon after your child’s third birthday. The state of Minnesota requires all children to be screened before entering kindergarten. 

If your child is 3 years old or will be soon, please contact Early Learning Services to make an appointment: 952-681-6200 or schedule online at the link below.

Screening Online Scheduler


952-681-6200 - English
952-681-6219 - Español
952-681-6269 - Soomaali

Pond Center
9600 3rd Ave Ave
Bloomington, MN 55420