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Preschool Program Information

registration For the 2024-25 school year Now Open!

Registrations are reviewed/approved on the first working day of each month based on available space. If financial aid is needed, please be sure to send your supporting documents. Registrations will not be approved until financial aid has status been determined.


Be sure your child is ready for preschool by completing their Early Childhood Screening! Screening is required of all incoming preschoolers, and can take place any time after your child turns 3. October appointments now available for our youngest preschoolers. See link in registration checklist below.

Centennial Preschool Brochure

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 for assistance.

After 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 (emailed in early 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

Each year the preschool administration holds an open house for enrolled families. The presentation slides for the 23-24 Virtual Open House are 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