Pre-K registration for the 2023-2024 school year will open online on March 15, 2023.
Completing an online application will place your child on our 23-24 waitlist. Our programs are currently full. You will be notified by Community Learning Center staff if a spot opens up for your child.
If you have additional questions please call 507.460.1700.
All classes are four days a week Monday-Thursday. Please note there may be slight adjustments to start and end times.
- Discovery (3-year-old) - 8:00 to 11:00
- Discovery (3-year-old) - 11:45 to 2:45
- K-Prep (4-year-old) - 8:00 to 11:00
- K-Prep (4-year-old) - 11:45 to 2:45
Discovery (3-year-old) classes are $175 per month for the 2023-2024 school year. Please fill out income survey in application to determine eligibility.
K-Prep (4-year-old) classes are free and are funded through Voluntary PreK if full funding continues from the state of MN. Student needs to be 4 as of September 1st, vaccinated, and screened in order to qualify for VPK. Student must reside within APS district.
Transportation may be available for a child to ride the SMART Bus. If your child would not be able to attend preschool due to transportation issues, please fill out the application for the Rainbow Route.
The Community Learning Center provides before and after Pre-school Kids Korner (child care) for an additional fee.
Pre-K Online Enrollment Checklist
Please prepare for online registration by providing the following documents available for upload during the registration process:
- Student birth certificate (requested, but not required)
- Current immunization records
- Legal Custody document (if applicable)
- Select the "23-24" year option when you begin the application
- Select "PreK" for grade
Parents/Guardians Who Currently Have an Austin Public School Campus Parent Portal Account and Wish to Register Their Child for Pre-School
To register through the parent portal, please login to your portal account, choose "More" (on the left of the screen). Next, choose "Online Registration". (This process saves time. As an existing parent you are able to review your current data in the application.)
No Current Students in Austin Public Schools?
Use the link below to start an application to register your student.
Central Enrollment Office
401 3rd Avenue NW
Austin, MN 55912
Map to District Office
Central Enrollment Secretary
MARSS Coordinator/Central Enrollment
Student Information Systems Coordinator
8:00AM - 3:30PM
Change in Household/Personal Data
Have you recently moved or have phone number/e-mail updates? Please login to your Campus Parent Portal Account and click on "More" to change/update household address or personal information. If you need support on accessing your Campus Parent Portal account, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Get the campus mobile app to see your student's information on-the-go!