Who We Are

High expectations.
High achievement for all.
No excuses.

Welcome to Spring Lake Park Schools' early childhood and preschool programs! We serve young learners and families from Blaine, Fridley and Spring Lake Park. 

Neighborhood Locations

Our Early Childhood and Preschool opportunities are available in district neighborhoods throughout Blaine, Fridley and Spring Lake Park.

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Early Childhood Opportunities

We offer classes, events and playtime opportunities designed to give families information, ideas and skills to support their child’s growth and development from birth to kindergarten.

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Preschool in SLP

We offer 3- and 4-year-old preschool programs, including full day + child care, half day and Spanish Immersion, to best meet the needs of your family.

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Early Childhood Screening

If your child is three years old, we offer free Early Childhood Screening to check on how your child is growing and developing.

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Age-Appropriate Facilities

We have designed enriching learning environments that are appropriate for our youngest learners and that allow teachers to meet the varied needs and interests of students.

Panther Pride

Amazing things are happening every day in our Early Childhood and Preschool programs – learn more about our stories and voices.

Why I’m #SLPPantherProud

Hear from our staff, students and community about the amazing things that are happening in Spring Lake Park Schools every day.

Preschool teacher building wooden trucks with student

Discovery Days Preschool Teacher

I'm #SLPPantherProud to see my students realize that they are artists, scientists, readers, writers, inventors, and most importantly they are friends.

Read More about Jenna Quant

Kindergarten Readiness Preschool Teacher

I am #SLPPantherProud because I have the opportunity to serve families in our community who need it most! I am proud to be a child's first teacher, on the journey of their educational career. 

Read More about Wendy Logan
Early childhood students holding hands

parent, SLP preschool

My daughters have thrived socially and academically in the preschool programs at SLP. My preschooler is more than ready for kindergarten and I have the program and the staff to thank for that. 

Read More about Julie Bennett
Student smiling playing with Playdough

Early Childhood Teacher Leader/Continuous Improvement & Innovation Coach

We design open-ended, creative activities based on the interests and needs of our students, and the program goals. We engage our curious learners through conversations, play and having fun!

Read More about Sue Wimler
preschooler painting

Early Childhood Special Education Teacher

I am surrounded by an amazing team of professionals that are dedicated and passionate to helping young children and families learn and grow. 

Read More about Angela Drange


In Other News…


preschool student smiling

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