• Preschool, 2020-21 school year

    Register now for preschool, 2020-21 school year

    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 through the Community Education department.

     
    Children gain important skills and experiences:
      - Learning to follow routines and rules
      - Learning to get along with other children
      - Literacy, introductory reading, and writing
      - Math and number sense, science, art and music

    Teacher with preschool students

    Four program options

    The Community Education department is proud to offer four preschool program options for both three- and four-year-old children, which has given the Anoka-Hennepin School District the opportunity to connect with and support students before they enter kindergarten:

    • Three-year-old preschool: Half-day preschool classes with two or three class day options - parents provide transportation. Open to families with a child three years of age by Sept. 1, 2020. Families who live outside of the Anoka-Hennepin School District boundaries are welcome to register after the initial registration lottery.

    • Four-year-old preschool - option 1: Free, half-day (Mon.-Thurs.) preschool option with transportation included. Available to families who are residents of the Anoka-Hennepin School District with a child four years of age by Sept. 1, 2020, meet income guidelines, AND live in or attend daycare in the attendance area of the listed elementary schools listed below.

      • Franklin Elementary School classes are available for families in the attendance areas of Franklin and Lincoln Elementary Schools.
      • Hoover Elementary School classes are available for families in the attendance areas of Hamilton and Hoover Elementary Schools.
      • Lord of Life Church in Ramsey classes are available for families in the attendance areas of Andover, Brookside, Crooked Lake, Ramsey, and Wilson Elementary Schools.
      • Mississippi Elementary School classes are available for families in the attendance areas of Mississippi Elementary School.
      • Sorteberg Early Childhood Center classes are available for families in the attendance areas of Eisenhower, Jefferson, Johnsville, Madison, Morris Bye, Sand Creek, and Sunrise Elementary Schools.

    • Four-year-old preschool - option 2: Free, half-day (Mon. - Fri.) preschool option with transportation included. No income eligibility guidelines. Available to families who are residents of the Anoka-Hennepin School District with a child four years of age by Sept. 1, 2020 AND live in or attend daycare in the attendance area of the specific elementary schools listed below. 

      • Adams Elementary School
      • Evergreen Park World Cultures Community School
      • University Avenue Elementary School

    • Four-year-old preschool - option 3: Half-day preschool classes with multiple-day, evening and Saturday class options, open to families with a child four years of age by Sept. 1, 2020. Parents provide transportation.
       



    Instructional focus

    Licensed teachers work with students to practice and target the following learning areas:

    • Social-emotional development
    • Physical development
    • Language skills
    • Cognitive development
    • Literacy
    • Math 

     

     
  • Contact

    Preschool office
    2727 N. Ferry Street; Room 167
    Anoka, MN 55303
     
    Phone: 763-506-1500
     
    Office hours:
    Monday - Friday  
    8 a.m. - 4 p.m.