• Kindergarten at Forest Lake Area Schools 

    Forest Lake Area Schools provides all day, every day kindergarten at all of our elementary schools at no cost to families.


  • Kindergarten Roundup

    Our elementary schools would like to welcome your child to Kindergarten! Later this spring, our schools are planning to host evening/afternoon events to help parents and children see what kindergarten is all about. Stay tuned for more information and remember that you can schedule a personal tour anytime.

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  • Request a Tour

    We would love to meet you and your child! To request a tour please submit this tour request form or contact the school directly and we'll be happy to schedule a time to show you around.

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  • Enroll Now

    If your child will be five years old by September 1, 2022, you may enroll your child in kindergarten for 2022-2023 at any time by downloading and completing the enrollment forms and submitting them to your child's school.

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    Spanish Immersion Plus

    Did you know that we also offer a Spanish Immersion option beginning in kindergarten? Go to the Spanish Immersion page to learn more.

    Early Entrance to Kindergarten 

    Forest Lake Area Schools offers an early option to kindergarten for children who will turn five years old after September 1 and on or before September 30 and exhibits advanced social/emotional, intellectual, academic, and language skills. Parents who desire to have their child considered for early entrance to kindergarten may apply to have their child screened. During a typical year, our district has one or two students who qualify for early entrance. 

    Applications for early entrance are accepted anytime between January and the end of April.

    Early Entrance to Kindergarten information, application and instructions

    Registration Checklist

    You must have the following information when registering your child for kindergarten: 

    • Original birth certificate
    • Immunization record

    Click here for enrollment forms and information

    Help your child build skills for school!

    For more information on kindergarten in Forest Lake Area Schools and all of the great opportunities for our youngest students, contact your local elementary school principal



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