ECFE / School Readiness

Early Childhood / School Readiness 2017-2018 Calendars:

Barnum School Readiness

A 4 Star Parent Aware Rated Preschool Program that will provide the following for your young child:

  • Kindergarten preparedness,
  • Social and emotional development,
  • Practice making good choices,
  • Opportunities to learn to care for self and others,
  • Promotion of language and cognitive skills,
  • Nurturing of curiosity,
  • Activities to boost pre-math and literacy skills,
  • Activities to help develop gross and fine motor skills.


Tuition is based on a sliding fee scale.


ECFE Enrollment Form 2017

Early Childhood Release Form

ECFE Bus Form

Fee Charts – Begindergarten 2017-2018

Fee Charts – Leaps & Bounds 2017-2018

Fee Charts – Little Steps 2017-2018

Begindergarten Supply List

Leaps and Bounds Supply List

Little Steps Supply List

For more information about school readiness programs, contact Lori Cawcutt, Coordinator 218-389-3001 or Community Education at 218-389-0108.



 Kindergarten Transition Nights


Please join Kindergarten and Early Childhood teachers, Community Education and Little B’s for a fun and informative evening.  Explore activities you can do at home to help prepare your child for kindergarten. Childcare and supper will be provided. This event is for both parents and children who will be attending kindergarten in the fall of 2018.

When:  Tue, May 8 Topic: Reading & Math

Time:  5:30-7:00p

Where:  Elementary Commons Area

Cost:  FREE

MUST Pre-register by  May 3

Email or call 218-389-3001


Bomber Club & Early Childhood’s

2nd Annual 5K Fundraiser

Friday, June 8th  

$15/person or $35/family

Registration 4:00 pm

 Load bus 5:10 pm

Race begins 5:30 pm

during Barnum’s Spring Fever Days!!

Registration Website will be posted soon!