Early Childhood Screening

  • Early Childhood Screenings are required for all children before entering kindergarten in Minnesota. The Chisago Lakes School District provides free Early Childhood Screenings throughout the school year at the Chisago Lakes Family Center for children who are 3 to 5 years old.

    During early childhood screenings, staff will check your child's vision, hearing, height, weight, immunization status, thinking & communication skills, & social and emotional development. Parents will have the opportunity to discuss the results of the screening with a Family Center staff member.

    The ideal age for a screening is 3 1/2 years old

Early Childhood Program Requirements

  •  2019-2020 School Year

    It is required for all students enrolled in 19-20 Little Wildcats Preschool, Ready for Kindergarten and children receiving early learning scholarships to complete an early childhood screening before January 2020. If all screening appointments are booked by January, please book your child's appointment at the next closest date (i.e. February). 


To Schedule Appointment

    1. Online
    2. Call 651-213-2282

    If you do not receive an automatic confirmation email with your appointment date and time you have not completed the registration process for an Early Childhood Screening appointment.



    • Appointments last approximately 1.5 hours
    • Bring a copy of birth certificate and immunization form
      • If you have already submitted the above documents to the school, please bring another copy

Upcoming Dates

    • January 23, 2020
    • February 6, 2020
    • February 7, 2020
    • March 19, 2020
    • April 23, 2020
    • May 27, 2020
    • May 28, 2020
    • May 29, 2020
    • June 9, 2020