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ISD 279 - Osseo Area Schools - Preschool

Programs for 3-year-olds

Preschool for Threes (fee-based; Arbor View, Cedar Island, Willow Lane)

Preschool for Threes with Parent Connection (fee-based; parents attend one day/week; Arbor View, Willow Lane)

  • Parent Aware 4 Star-rated
  • Emphasis on social-emotional development
  • Play-based learning in the areas of literacy (talking, listening, writing), math/science, motor development and movement, creative arts, and more!
  • Children learn about school: how to be part of a group, the role of a teacher, taking turns and sharing, asking for help, etc.
  • Info: 763-391-8777
  • Brochure 2017-18
  • Registration 2017-18
  • Calendar
  • Family Handbook
  • Immunization Form

Programs for 4- and 5-year-olds

Half-Day, Every Day Pre-Kindergarten (tuition-free; Birch Grove, Crest View, Edinbrook, Fair Oaks, Garden City, Palmer Lake, Park Brook, Zanewood)

  • Curriculum prepares your child for kindergarten
  • Personal attention from highly trained and caring staff; small class sizes led by a licensed teacher and a paraprofessional
  • Free transportation within district transportation guidelines
  • Children must be at least 4 years old by September 1 to enroll
  • State and federal funds support program at designated schools
  • Info: 763-585-7350
  • Applications for 2017-2018 school year now being accepted
  • Enrollment Applications
  • Free Half-Day Pre-Kindergarten brochure  (Hmong   Spanish  Vietnamese)

Pre-Kindergarten for Fours and Fives (fee-based; Cedar Island, Edinbrook, Elm Creek, Fernbrook, Oak View, Rice Lake, Woodland) 

Pre-Kindergarten for Fours and Fives with Parent Connection (parents attend one day/week; fee-based; Arbor View)

Four Star Express (child care plus pre-kindergarten; fee-based; Basswood, Cedar Island, Fernbrook, Rice Lake, Rush Creek, Weaver Lake, Woodland)