ECFE / School Readiness

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.


Leaps and Bounds

We have spots available in our Leaps and Bounds class (4 year old class on Mondays, Wednesday and Thursdays from 8:15-11:15).



We have spots available in our Begindergarten classes

(4 year old class Mondays-Thursdays from 8:15-11:15 or 12:00-3:00).



We currently have spots available. Classes are held on Fridays from 8:30-10:00 for children ages 18 months to 36 months of age. More class options will become available if there is enough interest .

Tuition  is based on a sliding fee scale.


ECFE Enrollment Form

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.