District 197 Early Learning Program

The Early Learning Program of the West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan Area Schools offers a variety of programming for families prenatal to kindergarten age living in the district community.

News & Events

Please see below for important registration information.  

The Benefits of Minnesota ECFE

Community Preschool
Please see the brochure posted below for Community Preschool registration information. Registration is ongoing until classes are filled. 

Class registration is ongoing until classes are filled. The second semester brochure is posted below.  Classes began the week of January 22 and run through mid-May. Please see below for registration information.



Click here to register!

Registration for the Winter-Spring session is ongoing until classes are filled. 

Registration Information

Financial Assistance
Information: Click here

If you believe you may qualify for assistance, please click here for an application or call 651-403-8353.

A Rating Tool for Selecting High Quality
Child Care and Early Education

A 4-Star Rating is the highest rating that a program can receive. Community Preschool received 4 stars.