Option 1 - Four-year-old Preschool
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Option 1 - Four-year-old preschool
Free, half-day Monday-Thursday preschool option with transportation included.
Option 1 is open to families who meet all three criteria:
- are residents of the Anoka-Hennepin School District* with a child four years of age by September 1, 2022,
- meet the income guidelines (listed below), and
- live or attend daycare in the following school attendance areas:
If your elementary school is not included on the above list, you are not eligible to register for option 1 - review other Anoka-Hennepin Schools Preschool options.
Proof of income* is required to complete the registration. This must be received within two weeks of registration. Without proof of income, your child’s registration will not be placed in a class and their registration may be withdrawn.
*The following are examples of the required documentation accepted for proof of income (use either #1 or #2):
#1 – Proof of participation in one or more of the following programs:
Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP)
Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP)
Food Support (SNAP) – copy of acceptance letter
#2 – One of the following income verification methods for all members of the household who are working:
Copy of 2021 Tax Return with the Adjusted Gross Income and number of dependants listed.
Copy of 2021 W2 form for parents/guardians
Student class placement
Students will be placed in morning or afternoon classes based on school district bus routes. Families will be notified of the preschool class schedule before August 2022.
Registrations are welcome throughout the year and will be placed as space is available until all classes are full.
Classes are held Monday-Friday with both morning and afternoon sessions. Classes closely align with the Anoka-Hennepin School District calendar.
As part of the USDA Free and Reduced School Meals Program, children attending preschool in the morning will be served breakfast. Children attending preschool in the afternoon will be served lunch.