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Discovery Preschool: A School Readiness Program

Discovery Preschool: A School Readiness Program is brought to you by La Crescent-Hokah Community Education, a program of La Crescent-Hokah Public Schools and a proud partner of Semcac Head Start, an equal opportunity program. We offer both 3K and 4K inclusive classrooms. Serving children ages 3 and 4 as of September 1 of the respective year of service.

We work every day to ensure a well rounded and developmentally appropriate pre-Kindergarten experience that lays the foundation for a successful K-12 experience and beyond. Our team of highly-trained and experienced staff ensure the delivery of a State approved and research-based curriculum that is carefully aligned with the Minnesota ECIPs (Early Childhood Indicators of Progress) and the State K-12 curricular standards; but more importantly, we put the needs and interests of each individual child at the center of every decision we make.

At Discovery Preschool, we wholeheartedly believe that a child’s “work” is PLAY! We use a variety of curricular frameworks, including Creative Curriculum, Second Step Social Emotional Curriculum, and Handwriting Without Tears to establish a rich environment for the children to play in and therefore learn! Discovery Preschool programming addresses all areas of your child’s development; social emotional, large and small motor, language, and cognitive. Discovery Preschool takes great pride in being able to offer preschool that truly prepares the whole student for Kindergarten. 

Discovery Preschool Tuition Information

Discovery Preschool offers several options for tuition payment. We offer monthly automated payments, annual payment options by check or credit card with 5% discount, or monthly payment by check/cash.

Discovery Preschool offers scholarships to qualifying families via the Minnesota Department of Education School Readiness program and the Early Learning Scholarship programs. Families complete the district's current year Free and Reduced Meal Benefit Application to determine eligibility. Discovery Preschool is also a proud partner of Semcac Head Start, which allows income-eligible families to participate in preschool with full-tuition support.

Questions about tuition? Please contact Bernie Windschitl, Registration Secretary in the Community Education office at 507-895-5150 or at bernie.windschitl@isd300.k12.mn.us