Four and Five Year Old Preschool

Program Overview

There are a number of different preschool class offerings to fit many different schedules. All classes run September through May and follow the district calendar for holidays and days off. Four and five year olds will foster strong social, gross motor, fine motor and academic skills in a fun collaborative setting.

Kids holding up the number 4 and number 5 signs

Early Childhood Center

There are three options at the Early Childhood Center, located at Lincoln Elementary School:

  • 2 Full Days  –  Tues / Thurs: 8:00am – 2:55pm
  • 3 Full Days – Mon / Wed / Fri 8:00am – 2:55pm
  • 2 Half Days – Tues / Thurs 8:00-10:45am
    OR Tues / Thurs 12:10 – 2:55pm
  • 4 Half Days – Mon through Thurs 8:00-10:45am
    OR Mon through Thurs 12:10 – 2:55pm
  • 5 Half Days – Mon through Fri 12:10 – 2:55pm

Dr. Knight Elementary School

There is also a preschool option at Dr. Knight Elementary:

  • 2 Full Days – Monday / Wednesday 8:00am – 2:55pm (this is combined 3 – 5 year olds)

Registration

Registration will open March 1, 2021 and all classes are open until filled.

Fees

Non-refundable $50 registration fee.

  • 2 Half Days – $70/month
  • 3 Half Days – $98/month
  • 4 Half Days – $142/month
  • 5 Half Days – $170/month
  • 2 Full Days – $175/month
  • 3 Full Days – $245/month

Annual fee payable in full or in monthly increments September through May. Scholarships and sliding fee forms based on household income will be available in July.

preschool boy loads the bus

Transportation

Transportation is only available for 4 and 5 year olds and there is no midday transportation available. Transportation may be available through Tri-CAP for students who live within Little Falls city limits. Please contact the ECC Office for more information on this option (320) 616-6240.

Two boys getting lunch

Meals and Snacks

As part of the US Free and Reduced School Meals Program, children attending preschool will be served a free healthy breakfast or snack. Children attending full-day preschool will need to bring their lunch of purchase a school lunch.