Skip To Main Content

Toggle Close Container

Triggers Container

Toggle Schools Canvas

Toggle Site Info Canvas

Mobile Translate

Mobile Main Nav

Mobile Utility

Header Holder

Header Right Column

Header Right Top

Toggle Schools Canvas

Toggle Site Info Canvas

English

Utility Nav - Desktop

Header Right Bottom

Canvas Menus

District Canvas Menu

finder

school & Program

Site Info Canvas

spps

Get in Touch with

contact us

Saint Paul Public Schools, District 625
360 Colborne Street
Saint Paul
MN
55102

Telephone

Get In Touch Navigation

Search Canvas

Horizontal Nav

Breadcrumb

Early Childhood Programs

The Office of Teaching and Learning, Pre-Kindergarten Program is responsible for providing support and education for staff and families to ensure high-quality education for children the year before Kindergarten to prepare them for school success. Our mission is to ensure lasting achievement for all early learners.

About the Pre-Kindergarten Program

The Pre-Kindergarten Program (Pre-K) aims to:

  • improve the school readiness of St. Paul children;
  • offer a rigorous academic approach; and
  • help prevent St. Paul’s achievement gap.

Pre-K is aligned with the district's K-12 standards-based instructional model.  The Office of Teaching and Learning ensures standards-based curriculum and assessments guide the program to continuously improve performance and quality.

Pre-K provides a rigorous academic preschool education for children.  Classes focus on teaching children to:

  • see themselves as capable learners;
  • develop reading, writing and math skills; and
  • work well with other children and adults.

Up to 20 children are enrolled in each class with a licensed teacher and an assistant. Children are enrolled for full day, full school year programming.

2023-2024 Pre-K Brochure  -  Espanõl  -  Français  -  Hmoob  -  Karen  -  Somaali 

Apply to Saint Paul Public Schools

To apply for Pre-Kindergarten or Early Admission to Kindergarten or First Grade, please contact our Student Placement Center at 651-632-3760.