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School Readiness Preschool

Thank you for your interest in ECFE and School Readiness. School Readiness is a high-quality program for children 3 – 5 years old and their parents. This program helps prepare children for kindergarten by providing opportunities for children to participate in a variety of planned learning experiences, large and small group activities, and hands-on play in our literacy rich classrooms. 

Applications for Fall Preschool / Pre-K available to print below!



Please join us in exploring the Preschool / Pre-K options available for children ages 3 and 4 offered here in Brooklyn Center Community Schools!

  • Thursday, February 18
  • 5:30 to 7:00 pm
  • Bring your children ages 0 - 4 for an evening of fun!
  • Learn about Brooklyn Center Early Childhood options for infants, toddlers and preschoolers!  
  • In-district and Open-enrolled families may pick up an application to take home. We will take a waiting list for families living in other school districts. 


2016-2017 Preschool Options

  • FREE full-day (Monday-Friday for 6 hours) options for 4-year olds with transportation provided within school district boundaries.
  • Priority given to children who live in the district or whose family is currently open-enrolled.
  • Priority given to children who may need a boost before Kindergarten.
  • Half-day (Monday-Thursday for 3 hours) classes for 3 and 4-year olds on a sliding fee scale (see below). Family is responsible for transportation.


Children must be at least 3-years-old on September 1st and be fully toilet trained.  

Classes will follow the school year calendar.

No family will be denied participation due to inability to pay. Please make an appointment with the Director (Michelle Trelstad, 763-561-4480, ext. 5000) if you wish to discuss the fees.

Contact Amy at (763) 561-4480, ext. 5001 or email at ecfe@brookcntr.k12.mn.us for more information or if you have questions.

Para informacíon en Español 763-561-4480, ext. 5002 (Sra. Maria).

All information subject to change.