Welcome, kindergarten families!

Spring Lake Park Schools is a vibrant and growing school community currently serving students from the suburbs of Blaine, Fridley and Spring Lake Park. Our district purpose – “High expectations. High achievement for all. No excuses.” – provides our focus to meet the unique and varied needs of each student.

Kindergarten Kickoff for the Class of 2033

We welcome the opportunity to get to know you and your child. If you would like to visit, call our school offices to set up a visit.

  • Centerview Elementary – 763-600-5500
  • Northpoint Elementary – 763-600-5700
  • Park Terrace Elementary – 763-600-5600
  • Woodcrest Spanish Immersion – 763-600-5800

Learn about Spring Lake Park Schools

Our vision for the future is to be a world-class learning community aligned around:

  • Fostering personalized experiences so that each student feels valued, inspired, and has a sense of belonging,
  • Resulting in college readiness, and the development of academic, life and career skills so that each student has aspirations for success.

We progress toward our vision through a combination of innovation and improvement, using creativity and design thinking to develop learning that is personalized and engaging for each student. Examples of our innovation and improvement include:

College Readiness

A college-readiness continuum that begins in kindergarten. Our personalized teaching practices provide all students access to an enhanced, rigorous curriculum aligned to college-ready standards.

Reading specialist working with students

120-Minute Reading Block

A 120-minute reading block for all K-5 students, which includes a 60-minute instructional block to provide targeted, personalized instruction for each and every student.

Small Class Sizes

Small class sizes and additional teachers allow students extra time to learn in personalized instructional groups that support student success in meeting the rigorous curriculum standards.


Through 12x12 we work to prepare students with 12 college credits before graduation. Partnerships such as with Anoka-Ramsey Community College expand options for students to take college courses at Spring Lake Park High School.

Student writing

1:1 Digital Learning

School-issued iPads for each student support highly-engaging learning using technology tools.


A culture that supports thinking differently to ensure the success of each student.

Students working on flexible furniture

Updated Learning Spaces

Updated learning spaces that are innovative and flexible.

Our highly-trained teachers and staff participate in on-going professional learning. They are constantly enhancing their skills to address the needs of each student. At Spring Lake Park Schools, our work is to help each student to be college ready and provide learning that is engaging and personalized.

Your child’s journey in Spring Lake Park School starts now! 

Kindergarten in Spring Lake Park Schools

Watch what makes Spring Lake Park Schools' kindergarten a special place for your child to learn in this video.

Learn more about kindergarten

Learn more about kindergarten in Spring Lake Park Schools by clicking on the links below.



Kindergarten Options

Kindergarten Curriculum

Kindergarten Events



Early Entrance

How to Enroll

Frequently Asked Questions

Learn more about kindergarten

Kindergarten Options

We offer full-day, every-day Kindergarten and full-day, every-day Spanish Immersion Kindergarten.

Learn more about kindergarten options on the district website.

Enroll in Kindergarten

There are two easy steps to enroll for kindergarten in Spring Lake Park Schools. 

Learn how to enroll in kindergarten.

Kindergarten Events

We hold several kindergarten events each year, including Kindergarten Parent Information and Enrollment Sessions and Kindergarten Round-Up.

Learn more about kindergarten events on the district website.

Early Entrance to Kindergarten

Parents of children with birthdays between September 2-November 1 may apply for Early Entrance to Kindergarten.

Learn more about early entrance to kindergarten on the district website.

Kindergarten Curriculum

Kindergarten students in Spring Lake Park Schools are exposed to many learning experiences that introduce, reinforce and extend their knowledge.

Learn more about kindergarten curriculum on the district website.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have questions about kindergarten in Spring Lake Park Schools?

Read the answers to some of our frequently asked questions on the district website.