Hopkins Preschools

We create excitement around learning! Full-day or part-day preschool options, and extended-day care.

Register online!

We can't wait to meet you at our preschool 'Visit Us' events!

We are excited to partner with you to support your child's journey into fall 2020 preschool at Hopkins Public Schools.
Come to one of our 'Visit Us' open houses in January and see how our students are at the center of everything we do.

Your child will be inspired and nurtured as they explore meaningful learning experiences that will prepare them for kindergarten and beyond.

Half-day Kaleidoscope Preschool Visit Us events:

  • Gatewood: Jan. 7, 4:30-5:30 pm:
  • Meadowbrook: Jan. 8, 4:30-5:30 pm
  • Harley: Jan 10, 12:00-1:00 pm
  • Eisenhower: Jan. 13, 4:00-5:00 pm
  • Glen Lake: Jan 16, 12:30-1:30 pm
  • Alice Smith: Jan 16, 4:30-5:30 pm

Full-day Stepping Stones Preschool Visit Us events:

  • Gatewood: Jan. 7, 5:30-6:30pm
  • Meadowbrook: Jan. 8, 5:30-6:30pm
  • Tanglen: Jan. 22, 5:30-6:30

Preschool registration dates for school year 2020-21:

  • CURRENT preschool families (priority registration):
    Feb. 3 at 8:00 a.m.
  • Hopkins in-District families:
    Feb. 17 at 8:00 a.m.
  • All families (includes out-of-District families):
    Feb. 19, 12:01 p.m.

Schedule a tour today! Email: Jessica.Lindblom@hopkinsschools.org

Kaleidoscope Preschool is our half-day, part to full-week preschool option.
Learn more.

Stepping Stones Preschool is our full-day preschool option Monday-Friday, 6:45 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Learn more.

Stay & Explore: Extended-day options
2020-21 Registration opens on Feb. 26 at 8:00 a.m. A confirmed Kaleidoscope registration is required to reigster for Stay & Explore)

Extend your child's half-day Kaleidoscope Preschool session by adding extended-day options before and/or after your child’s Kaleidoscope Preschool (options vary by site). Learn more.

Explore Hopkins preschool options:


Stepping Stones Full-Day Preschool Program

Full-day, year-round preschool program

Half-Day Kaleidoscope Preschool

Kaleidoscope Preschool for 3- to 5-year-olds —half-day, 2-5 days per week plus a summer program.

Preschool Stay & Explore Extended-Day Options

Extend your child's half-day Kaleidoscope Preschool session.

Explore Hopkins Preschools at a Glance (pdf, 316 KB)

Use this comparison chart to find the Hopkins Preschool option that is right for your family!

Hopkins Preschools Health and Immunization Forms

Health forms needed to complete your preschool registration