Preschool

Discover an inclusive, student-centered preschool community where exploration, collaboration, and kindness are encouraged.

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We are excited to meet you and support your child’s journey into preschool at Hopkins Public Schools! At Hopkins, your child will discover an inclusive, student-centered community where empathy, collaboration, and kindness are encouraged. They will develop creativity, confidence, and strong social relationships through play-based exploration of academic concepts built around their interests. 

Hopkins Preschool sites are located at each of our elementary schools and Harley Hopkins Family Center in Hopkins.

For more information, email Preschool@HopkinsSchools.org, or call 952-988-5000.

Hopkins Preschool Main Office:
Harley Hopkins Family Center, 125 Monroe Ave S, Hopkins

Fall 2022 Preschool registration is open!

Families in our ECSE program will work directly with our ECSE office for registration and do not need to register online. 

Click on the link of the name of your preferred class to register.  Note, if a class has "FULL" by the name, there is currently a wait list for that class. Please call 952-988-5000 or email Preschool@HopkinsSchools.org to be put on the wait list.

Extended-day Contract is separate from your class contract, separate link provided by selection.

All contracts will be processed and finalized in the order in which they were received (our system has a time stamp on each registration).  Confirmation of preschool placement may take up to a week, as there are steps involved in reviewing the information you provide. A system generated email with your final confirmation.

Preschool Options

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Be a Part of our School Community

Your child will be part of an inclusive school community that supports exploration of a broad range of meaningful play-based learning and relationship-building experiences. 

Your Hopkins preschooler will discover an inclusive school community where empathy, collaboration, and kindness are encouraged. They will develop creativity, confidence, and strong social relationships through play-based exploration of academic concepts built around their interests. 

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Student-Centered Curriculum

Our students are at the center of everything we do. When students feel heard, seen, and valued, they can do their very best work — that’s why love is one of our core values.

Our Reggio-Emilia inspired curriculum and physical spaces are designed to engage young minds and use their natural sense of discovery as a catalyst for deeper learning. Our nurturing teachers focus on your child’s academic and social-emotional success so they can reach their full potential.