Our Programs

Our Programs

The Mona Moede Early Learning Center provides North-side families with high-quality early childhood education programs for children from birth to kindergarten.

Our friendly, welcoming staff are happy to provide families with tours of our building and discuss our program offerings.

We offer classes for parents and their child (ECFE) and preschool programs for three-year-olds and four-year-olds. More program information is listed below.

HIGH FIVE: Preschool for four-year-olds

Hours: 8:10 a.m. - 2:50 p.m.; Monday through Friday

The High Five program is a preschool program for children who turn four on or by Sept. 1 and will start kindergarten the following fall. Find out what students learn in High Five.

Apply online or complete a school request form that is posted on the Student Placement Services website. For questions and help with applying to High Five, call at 612.668.1840.

PLEASE NOTE: Priority placement for High Five goes to students who meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • Qualifies for free or reduced lunch (based on family income)
  • Is an English Learner (home language is not English)
  • Is homeless
  • Has an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) or an individual interagency intervention plan
  • Is identified, through health and developmental screenings, with a potential risk factor that may influence learning
  • Is defined as at risk by Minneapolis Public Schools
  • Lives in the school’s attendance zone (this is not a legislated priority but is a priority for schools)

THREE SCHOOL: Preschool for three-year-olds

Hours: 8:00 - 11:00 a.m. or 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.; Monday through Friday

What students learn: Three School is a time children learn school skills to get ready for High Five.