Ready for a world of discovery and learning?

Our preschools are unparalleled. Inside our preschools you'll discover a stimulating learning environment designed to create excitement around learning. Our internationally recognized Reggio-insprired curriculum promotes curiosity and development of the whole child.

Families love our flexible options, including full- or half-days, 2-5 days a week, with school-year, summer, or year-round choices. We’re conveniently located at five sites in Minnetonka, Hopkins and Golden Valley. Our full-day option is open 6:45 a.m.-6:00 p.m.


What makes our Hopkins Preschools exceptional:

  • classrooms2.pngOur curriculum. Developmentally appropriate, our guided, discovery-based curriculum is inspired by the signature Reggio Emilia Approach. The curriculum adapts to the interests of the children and allows them to plan, think, experiment, evaluate and amend their ideas. 
  • The environment. We boast creative, engaging classrooms and natural playgrounds that encourage exploring and inspire learning. 
  • Our well-trained teachers. Not only do all hold a master's or bachelor's degree, they have extensive experience in creating nurturing surroundings that kindle curiosity and boost learning.  
  • Social and emotional growth. Children make the social, academic, and physical connections to school, while creating long-lasting relationships. 


Secure your spot in Hopkins Preschool today!

Come visit us to experience why our families consistently rate us as exceeding expectations, Visit Us event dates at right. Contact us today! 952.988.5000 or email us. Registration information for Summer 2015 and the 2015-16 School Year will be available by February 1, 2015.


Our full-day option: Stepping Stones

Open 6:45 a.m.-6:00 p.m. • Year-round • Year-Before-Kindergarten 4-5 year olds

Stepping Stones Preschool is a year-before-kindergarten experience that provides full-day programming, with either a school-year or year-round option. Our program hours are 6:45 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday-Friday. Children must be four years old by September 1. Our 2014-15 program runs from September 3, 2014 to June 5, 2015 (school-year) or August 14, 2015 (full year).

3 Locations: Tanglen Elementary School, Gatewood Elementary School, and Meadowbrook Elementary School.

Tuition: Stepping Stones 2014-15 full-year tuition is twelve payments of $905. School-year-only tuition is nine payments of $960.

Our part-day option:


Half-Day • 2, 3, or 5 days per week • 3-5 year olds

Kaleidoscope Preschool offers parents a choice of classes that are 2, 3, or 5 half-days per week for children ages 3-5. The Kaleidoscope school year program runs September 8, 2014 to May 22, 2015.

3 Locations: Harley Hopkins Family Center, Meadowbrook Elementary School, and Glen Lake Elementary.

Tuition: Tuition for Kaleidoscope ranges from $135 per month to $330 per month depending on section.