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Birth to Pre-K

Welcome to Early Childhood Education!

The early childhood years from birth to the start of kindergarten are an important time of rapid growth. A variety of helpful programs for parents and their children are available.

Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE): Duluth Public Schools offer classes for parents and children ages birth through 4 years old.

Preschool: Duluth Public Schools offer several preschool class options in collaboration with School Readiness, Head Start, Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten, Early Childhood Scholarships and Early Childhood Special Education funding sources.

2018-2019 School Year:

2017-2018 Registration for ECFE:

Early Childhood Screening offers free developmental screenings.  It is recommended children are screened during the year they turn three and it is required for kindergarten entrance.
To schedule a screening appointment:
Phone: 218-336-8816


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