Summer 2023 Preschool Registration is now open!

We are still taking Preschool registrations for the current 2022-23 school year.

Summer 2023 Preschool Registration 

 2023-24 School Year Registration is now open!

Watch the recording of our Preschool Preview information session to earn more about preschool, or check out one of the registration videos below.

Preschool Registration

Preschool is an exciting time in your child's life! Learning is a social process where children grow through play and exploration. The Bloomington Early Learning preschool program focuses on creating a strong foundation for learning. 

Our licensed teachers help children discover a love for learning!

Our Minnesota Department of Education approved Creative Curriculum that is in alignment with the Minnesota Early Learning Indicators of Progress. These state standards define what we want preschool students to know and be able to do by the end of the preschool year. Learning standards and benchmarks are aligned with the district’s kindergarten standards and benchmarks.

Parent involvement and education sessions are an important part of our preschool programs. Parents come to school with their children to:

  • participate in classroom learning activities together, 
  • meet other families, and
  • learn about parenting topics and readiness skills.

Choose Your Own Adventure

We understand that choosing the right preschool program for your child can be a challenging decision. That's why we're excited to announce our new Choose Your Own Adventure tool, designed to help you find the best preschool program.

With this tool, you'll be able to explore various program options and determine which one is the best fit for your family's needs and preferences. You'll be able to consider factors such as location, schedule, curriculum, and more to make an informed decision.

Choose Your Own Adventure Tool

Step into Preschool is a class designed for children who turn 3 after September 1st, 2023.

Children will get a taste of what preschool is like in this class. A licensed teacher will provide opportunities for children to work on social emotional, language and literacy skills through read alouds, conversation and singing with friends and adults other than their caregivers. Playtime on the playground and/or in the gym will be included throughout the day.

Classes will be offered 2 days per week on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30-11:30am at Valley View Elementary School.

Registrations will be processed in the order in which they are received based on your child's date of birth. Children MUST be 3 years old and potty trained before attending class.

Sliding fee scale applies. This class will be billed monthly.

You will also be eligible for early preschool registration for the 2024-2025 school year when enrolled in this class.

Register for Step into Preschool

Three-year-olds are bursting with energy and enthusiasm for learning and making friends. It’s a time of physical, emotional and intellectual change. 

At age 3, your child may be going to school for the first time. Our preschool program will provide a positive introduction to school. Opportunities to practice social skills and math, language, art and music activities will help build a foundation for school success. 

We offer Preschool for Three's for 2.5 hours per day three days per week (M-W-F) or 2 days per week (T-Th) at both Pond and Southwood centers.

Your child must be 3 years old by September 1, 2023 to register for the 23/24 school year.

Register for Preschool for threes

The year before kindergarten is an exciting time, as your child’s abilities and independence grow by leaps and bounds! Preschool for Four's classes focuses on providing a foundation for lifelong learning and helping create social relationships. Children have both large and small group learning experiences in literacy, writing, math, music, art, and science.

We offer Preschool for Four's for 2.5 hours per day five days per week (M-F) at Pond and Southwood centers, as well as Valley View, Washburn, and Oak Grove elementary schools for those who live in the attendance areas of those schools.

Your child must be four years old by September 1, 2023 to register for the 23/24 school year.

Register for Preschool for Fours

Preschool SAFARI is a mixed-age (three and four-year-old) five half days per week preschool program with before and aftercare, available at Pond Center, Hillcrest Community School, Normandale Hills and Westwood elementary schools. 

Busing is available for children who receive Early Childhood Special Education services.

Separate registration is required to enroll in the childcare part of the program.

Your child must be at least three years old by September 1, 2023 to register for the 23/24 school year.

Register for Preschool SAFARI


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Pond Center
9600 3rd Ave Ave
Bloomington, MN 55420