Robbinsdale Area Schools
Childhood
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A baby plays with a ball during ECFE class
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A mother and her child smile at the camera
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ECFE students play during class

Creating Experiences for Lifelong Learning

Opportunities for you and your child from birth through pre-kindergarten.

Nurturing Our Youngest Learners

Welcome to Robbinsdale Area Schools Early Childhood!

Helping Your Child Discover and Grow

Minnesota's early learning standards

Classes and Activities

Support your child's healthy growth and development

We provide services, classes and support for families with children from birth through pre-kindergarten.

Family Involvement

Stay connected

EC PAC members meet monthly during the school year. Child care is provided at no cost during meetings.

Preschool Options

Develop skills needed for kindergarten

Licensed teachers use a variety of research-based curriculum to thoughtfully engage children in activities which build essential school-readiness skills.

Early Childhood Screening

A free and simple check of your child's development

Early childhood screening is required for kindergarten and most preschool enrollment.

Early Childhood News

Panelists from the School Finance discussion from Oct. 8, 2020

Community members had an opportunity to learn more about school finance, including changes in special education cross subsidies and the impact of open enrollment during a virtual discussion on Thursday Oct. 8. If you weren't able to join us, a recording of the discussion is available.

Virtual High Fives!

We've highlighted some of the Virtual High Fives our families have shared about our amazing staff.

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At this time, pre-k through 5 students, and secondary special education center-based students, will return on Monday, Nov. 9. Our current plan is to transition middle and high school students on Tuesday, Jan. 26 based on the model that aligns with current COVID count data.

Vaccination Reminder

Our School Nurses want to remind families that students should continue to receive recommended vaccinations.

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On Monday, during its regularly scheduled meeting, the School Board voted unanimously to approve a resolution for bond refunding and reissuing.

A mother and her child smile at the camera

ECFE is offering Distance and Hybrid opportunities for families with children birth through Pre-Kindergarten. All classes will begin online. Those marked Distance will stay online for the school year and those marked Hybrid will move onsite.

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The August and September health data shows a downward trend in reported COVID-19 numbers. This means we are preparing for a potential shift in our learning model for early childhood, elementary, middle and high school students, beginning Monday, Oct. 19.

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Los datos de salud de agosto y septiembre muestran una tendencia descendente en los números reportados de COVID-19. Esto significa que nos estamos preparando para un posible cambio en nuestro modelo de aprendizaje para los estudiantes de niñez temprana, primaria, intermedia y preparatoria a partir del lunes 19 de octubre.

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Somali: Waxaan u hilownay inaan ku aragno dhammaan bartayaashayada iskuulka oo hadafkayaguna wali waa inuu ardaygu dib ugu soo laabto shakhsiyan waxbarashadiisa. Xogta caafimaadka ee Agoosto iyo Sibtembar waxay muujineysaa hoos u dhac ku yimid jihada COVID-19 ee la soo sheegay. Tan macnaheedu waxa weeye waxaan u diyaar garoobaynaa isbeddel macquul ah oo ku yimaada qaabkeena waxbarasho ee ardayda dugsiyada barbaarinta, hoose, dhexe, iyo sare, laga bilaabo Isniinta, Oktoobar 19.

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