Early Childhood Screening
Early Childhood Screening for Children 3-1/2 to 5 years old
Please print and complete the registration packet for your child's Early Childhood Screening appointment. If you are unable to bring these forms with you to your appointment, you will need to arrive at least 15 minutes BEFORE your appointment to give yourself adequate time to complete the forms.
Screening Registration Packet
Screening forms in Hmong, Vietnamese, Somali or Russian are available upon request.
The years from birth to the start of kindergarten are an important time of rapid learning and growth. Early Childhood Screening is a FREE, quick and simple check of your child`s development. It can help identify, at an early stage, possible health or learning concerns, so that children can get help even before starting kindergarten. Minnesota law requires that your child be screened before enrollment in public school kindergarten. The service is provided at no cost to families and the results of each portion are discussed with the parent or guardian.
Earlier is better! The best age to screen is just before the child`s fourth birthday, between 3 1/2 and 4 years of age
Screening can help detect possible health or learning concerns so that children can get help before kindergarten
Children enrolled in Head Start will be screened there and records are forwarded to their school district
Results of each portion are discussed with the parent or guardian
Screening does NOT determine "kindergarten readiness" - More information about Early Entrance
Screening takes an early look at a child's development and is conducted by qualified professionals to help identify specific needs a child may have in the areas of:
Results of each portion are discussed with the parent or guardian.
District 16's Early Childhood Screening program is located in Woodcrest Elementary School (WC), 880 Osborne Road NE, Fridley, MN 55432; enter through the school's main entrance off of Van Buren Street and at Christ Lutheran Church (CLC), 641 89th Ave. NE, Blaine, MN 55434.
|Tuesday, January 22||8:30 am - 3:00 pm||CLC|
|Thursday, January 24||8:30 am - 3:00 pm||CLC|
|Friday, February 22||1:00 pm - 3:30 pm||WC|
|Saturday, February 23||8:30 am - 12:00 pm||WC|
|Friday, April 5||1:00 pm - 3:30 pm||WC|
|Saturday, April 6||8:30 am - 12:00 pm||WC|
|Friday, May 31||8:30 am - 3:00 pm||WC|