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Preschool Program Information

registration For the 2024-25 school year opens march 1!

Registration link will appear on this page on March 1. Registration is by lottery; all registrations received by 11:59pm on March 22 will be included in the lottery. Thereafter registration will remain open for any remaining seats.

We are holding registration events with the district family advocates and interpreters to assist families in completing registrations and applying for financial aid.

Tuesday, February 27 10 am-noon The Landings of Lexington (community room)
Wednesday, February 28 3-5:30 pm Centennial Square (community room)
Monday, March 4 4-5:30 pm Centerville Elementary (preschool rooms)

 

While you wait, make an appointment for your child's Early Childhood Screening! Screening is required of all incoming preschoolers, and can take place any time after your child turns 3. See link in registration checklist below.

 

Looking to register for the remainder of this year?

Please contact us at 763-792-6120 or earlychildhood@isd12.org to discuss any remaining seats.

Checklist for Applying to Centennial Preschool

Before your contract is approved (bolded items apply to all students):

  • Review the program brochure.
  • Get answers to specific questions by reading the FAQ below or the family handbook.
  • Submit a registration in the Eleyo system.
  • Send tax forms to apply for financial aid, if needed. Mail to Centennial Preschool, 575 Birch St, Lino Lakes, MN 55014. Your contract will not be approved unless/until we have confirmed your tuition rate.
  • Make an appointment for Early Childhood Screening if your child is not already screened. Screening is required of all district preschoolers.
  • If your child has an IEP or other special education service plan, please contact the Early Childhood Special Education program at 763-792-6140 or kmarquard@isd12.org for assistance.

If your contract is approved:

  • Read your welcome email (upon contract approval).
  • Complete an online enrollment with the district via Infinite Campus.
    • Watch for email (July or later) with instructions to activate a Parent Portal account if you do not already have one.
    • Apply for educational benefits if eligible, via Parent Portal or here.
  • Establish sibling care or before/after care, if needed. Review your classroom-specific welcome information (August), including drop-off/pick-up procedures.
  • Make your September tuition payment on or before August 15 (or by the due date, if starting after the first day of school).
  • Students will not be able to attend class until all applicable items on the checklist have been completed, regardless of the date of your contract approval.

Virtual Open House

For those who missed the virtual open house/information night, you may download the presentation slides here.

Visit Us

If you would like to tour a classroom, please email us to schedule a visit. Availability is limited to school days/hours.

Frequently Asked Questions