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Ely 3-Year-Old Preschool Class

The Ely Public Schools 3 Year Old Preschool Program is an opportunity for children who turn three by September 1, 2023, to participate in a structured preschool program.  Our class will run early October through mid-May.  We will meet Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays from 9:00-11:00am.  Our classroom is in the Early Childhood wing of the Washington Elementary building.    

Our curriculum is supported by the MN Early Childhood Indicators of Progress which focus on eight areas of learning: Social/Emotional; Approaches to Learning; Language, Literacy, & Communication; The Arts; Mathematics; Scientific Inquiry; Social Systems; and Physical & Movement Development.  This program is designed to give young children the experience they need through play and guided discovery.  Class size is limited to 12 students.

If you are interested in enrolling your child in our Ely Preschool Program, please complete the form linked above.  Once you have registered, a packet will be mailed to you with additional paperwork.  If you would like more information please call: 218-365-6166 ext. 1790 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  

We will have orientation on Thursday, October 5th from 9:00-10:00am in the Preschool Classroom in the Washington Elementary School.  You and your child are encouraged to attend this event to explore the classroom, meet the teacher, and turn in paperwork.  The first class will be Tuesday, October 10th from 9:00-11:00am.  If you are unable to attend the open house, please have all paperwork, including immunizations, submitted before your child attends their first day of class.