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FREE South St. Paul Community Preschool for ALL 4-year-olds Attending Preschool

SSP Preschool Kids



Governor Dayton and the Minnesota Department of Education announced today that Lincoln Center Elementary has now also been awarded FREE “Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK)” for 94 children! Four-year-olds at Lincoln Center Elementary can now attend preschool half-day (AM or PM), Monday-Friday for FREE!

“Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten” is a program with the purpose of preparing more Minnesota children for success as they enter kindergarten the following year.  

Last year, Kaposia Education Center was awarded Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK) funding.  This year, we already have 100 4-year-old Kaposia students coming to preschool all-day or half-days for FREE!

In SSP Community Preschool, families can choose the two day program for 3-year-olds at both elementary schools. As a result of our school district receiving this additional funding for early learning these classes now have even more access to scholarships/reduce prices! We are thrilled to be able to provide free or reduced price learning time for preschool aged children across South St. Paul.  

Click here to learn more about Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten. 


If you have any questions or need more information, please call the SSP Community Preschool at (651) 457-9418.