Welcome to Early Childhood
Lakeville Area Schools has many learning opportunities for families with young children. These programs support healthy growth and development to ensure children are prepared for primary school and beyond.
Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE)
Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) is a Lakeville Area Schools Community Education program that strengthens families with young children through education and support.
Early Childhood Screening (ECS)
The Early Childhood Screening (ECS) is a free, developmental screening required for all preschool-age children by the State of Minnesota. It includes a developmental screening and a vision, hearing, height, weight and immunization review.
Family Literacy – Family School
Family School is a program that combines Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) with Adult Basic Education (ABE) and English as a Second Language (ESL) Education. On three afternoons each week, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, from 12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., families come together to build the tools they need to become stronger and more self-sufficient. The classes are free and bussing is provided.
Small Wonders Preschool
Small Wonders Preschool offers an age-appropriate creative curriculum that captivates the children’s attention, creating a strong foundation for learning.
Wonder Zone is a child care program for children 3 to 6 years of age and collaborates with Small Wonders Preschool to offer a full day of learning and fun.
Aquatics and Safety
Our Aquatics and Safety programming helps your child enjoy developing swimming and water safety skills in a positive learning environment.