Preschool serves as an introduction to the school experience. By exposing students to a comfortable and inspiring classroom environment, students are eager to continue to learn and grow in kindergarten and beyond. The Anoka-Hennepin School District provides high-quality preschool programming though the School Readiness Preschool program.
Children gain important skills and experiences in:
Why choose a preschool program through the school district?
As a parent, you want to be sure that your child is ready for kindergarten after attending preschool. Licensed preschool teachers attend joint staff development sessions with teachers teaching students in kindergarten - grade three to closely align curriculum goals and academic progress. In addition, Anoka-Hennepin School District early learning and preschool programs use a common assessment tool to evaluate student learning, which is aligned with district-wide kindergarten-readiness benchmarks.
The preschool curriculum provides students with a wide variety of learning experiences:
Art and music
Library and books
Math and number sense
Strategic thinking skills with blocks, games and puzzles
Licensed teachers work with students to practice and target the following learning areas: