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Minneapolis Kids Jr

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Enroll now for School Year 2023-2024!

Minneapolis Kids Jr is a full-day, school-year child care program from Minneapolis Kids for four-year-old preschool children. Offering a safe, nurturing, educational and recreational experience specifically designed for children entering kindergarten the following school year.

Led by our experienced and caring staff and implementing a daily schedule that promotes kindergarten readiness, children will have opportunities to pursue interests, and develop friendships, independence and confidence. 

Must be 4 years of age by September 1st, and entering kindergarten the following school year.

Hours: Monday-Friday 6:30 am-6:00 pm 
Dates: September 7, 2023-June 14, 2024
The program will follow the MPS calendar.

$300 per week (a $30 non-refundable registration fee is charged to all first-time users).

All rates are subject to change.

Will operate at a class size of 20 students.

  • Armatage: 2501 W. 56th St, 55410
  • Dowling: 3900 West River Pkwy, 55406
  • Hale: 5330 13th Ave S, 55417
  • Lake Harriet Lower: 4030 Chowen Ave S, 55410

*Locations contingent on enrollment.

  • We implement Scholastic PreK On My Way curriculum
  • Transportation is not provided.
  • Children must be able to use the bathroom independently.
  • Participants will be eligible to register for Minneapolis Kids Non-school day.

Minnesota's Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) helps families pay for child care so parents can pursue work or school. To see if you qualify for this assistance call 612-348-5937, or apply online at

View the Minneapolis Kids Jr Flyer:
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