Many SPPS schools have Pre-K programs for four-year olds to help them prepare for success in kindergarten. Children who are four years old by September 1, 2014, and live in Saint Paul are eligible to attend a Pre-K program in fall 2014.
Most classes are between 2.5 and 3 hours and some sites have a full-day program; all classes meet five days a week.
Click on this link to see a list of Pre-Kindergarten Programs and Locations.
Download an application (PDF) or you may pick one up at SPPS elementary schools, public libraries, and the Student Placement Center.
Early Childhood Screening should be scheduled for children between the ages of 3 and 5 years old. The screening is required by state law for all students before starting school. This screening includes a review of immunization and health information, and screening of vision, hearing, height, weight, speech and development. the school district offers this screening at no cost to families. This screening can also be arranged with the child’s doctor or health clinic. It is recommended that children participate when they are between 3 and 4 years old for early identification of any concerns that may interfere with learning.
For a screening appointment, healthcare provider checklist, or information call the Early Childhood Screening Office at 651-632-3746.
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