Welcome to Kindergarten

Two Kindergarten girls smiling
We are happy to welcome you and your student to the Eden Prairie Schools family! Kindergarten is a major milestone in your child's learning journey, and we're excited to help him or her develop a lifelong passion for learning. 
 
We're committed to inspiring each student every day, and we believe that begins with your child. Our nationally-recognized schools focus on high standards and a personalized learning approach centered on each individual's talents and gifts. Our schools are supported by a strong parent community that cares about its students and their education. 
 
We look forward to seeing you at our Kindergarten events!

Join us at these important events!

Kindergarten Kick-off Events: 6 p.m. (Class of 2033)

Meet the principal, tour the school and gather information for this important step in your child’s life. Students are invited to a special story time with teachers. 

Cedar Ridge Elementary: Monday, Nov. 4

Eagle Heights Spanish Immersion: Thursday, Nov. 21

Eden Lake Elementary: Tuesday, Nov. 19

Forest Hills Elementary: Thursday, Nov. 14

Oak Point Elementary: Thursday, Nov. 14

Prairie View Elementary: Tuesday, Nov. 19

Kindergarten Registration Nights: 6 p.m. (Class of 2033)

An opportunity for parents/guardians to get help with registration, turn in forms, tour the building and hear from current parents at your child’s school. You may also register your child at our Welcome Center (8100 School Road) Mon.-Fri. from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Registration deadline to be included in the Eagle Heights enrollment lottery is Jan. 31, 2020.

Cedar Ridge Elementary: Monday, Jan. 13

Eagle Heights Spanish Immersion: Thursday, Jan. 16

Eden Lake Elementary: Tuesday, Jan. 14

Forest Hills Elementary: Tuesday, Jan. 21

Oak Point Elementary: Thursday, Jan. 23

Prairie View Elementary: Tuesday, Jan. 28

Kindergarten Welcome Events: 5-6:30 p.m. (Class of 2033)

Bring your incoming kindergartner for a fun evening with fellow parents and students. Take a ride on the school bus, play on the playground, have fun with a photo booth and get answers to questions before the school year begins.

Cedar Ridge Elementary: Thursday, April 30

Eagle Heights Spanish Immersion: Wednesday, May 20

Eden Lake Elementary: Wednesday, May 13

Forest Hills Elementary: Tuesday, May 5

Oak Point Elementary: Thursday, May 14

Prairie View Elementary: Tuesday, May 19

KinderCamp (Class of 2032)

KinderCamp is a free opportunity for students entering kindergarten to help build their confidence about the start of the school year. Held at your child’s elementary school, students will experience the elements of a “typical” kindergarten day and learn what it means to be an Eden Prairie Eagle. Registration is required, so reserve your spot at KinderCamp today!

KinderCamp is a drop off camp held at all elementary schools on the following dates for incoming 2019-20 Kindergartners (Class of 2032):

  • August 12-13, 2019:  9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • August 14-15, 2019:  9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

KinderCamp Registration

Kindergarten Options

Neighborhood School

Each of our five neighborhood elementary schools offers a full-day kindergarten program where students benefit from a nurturing, yet high standards approach to learning. We offer a strong personalized learning approach to curriculum designed to inspire and support each young scholar’s unique talents and gifts. Eden Prairie’s reputation of excellence runs deep throughout our district; all of our neighborhood elementary schools have received one of the state’s top “Reward” or “Celebration Eligible” designations. Find your neighborhood school now

Spanish Immersion School

All families are invited to consider a bilingual educational experience for their child at Eagle Heights Spanish Immersion elementary school. Eagle Heights offers a full immersion experience for students in kindergarten through sixth grade. Our young scholars are taught the same full-day curriculum as our high-quality elementary schools, but the content is delivered in Spanish. (Art, music and physical education classes are taught in English.) Registration materials must be turned in by 4 p.m. on Jan. 31, 2020 to be included in the enrollment lottery. A lottery will be held in February 2020 to determine placement. Online registration is encouraged. Visit Eagle Heights Spanish Immersion to learn more about the school. 

How can I enroll?

Online

Reserve your spot today and enroll online now. Enter your name and email address when prompted. You will receive an email from Infinite Campus, Eden Prairie Schools’ online registration system. Follow the link in the email to complete the online enrollment form. Our Welcome Center will send additional required forms, if applicable.

Email

Complete the forms in our enrollment booklet, scan and email them along with a digital/ scanned copy of the additional required information (see p. 17 for requirements) to our Welcome Center at Register4EP@edenpr.org.

Fax

Complete the enrollment forms and fax them along with the additional required information (see p. 17 for requirements) to our Welcome Center at 952-975-7026.

U.S. Mail

Complete the enrollment forms and mail them along with the additional required information (see p. 17 for requirements) to our Welcome Center at 8100 School Road, Eden Prairie, MN 55344.

In Person

Visit our Welcome Center at 8100 School Road in Eden Prairie. We are available Monday – Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For questions or to schedule an appointment, please call 952-975-7008 or email register4ep@edenpr.org.

Registration Checklist

Enrollment form

Use our online enrollment process OR complete the Student Enrollment Forms.

Immunization form

Complete this form on pages 14-15 of the enrollment packet, or provide a copy of your child’s immunization record from your clinic. You may submit partial immunization information at the time of registration and may call in, mail, fax or drop off any changes to the records that occur before the start of school.

Proof of child's age

Please submit a copy of your child’s birth certificate, passport or approved official documentation.

Proof of address

Please submit a copy of the front page of a lease, property closing papers, or utility bill if it has the parent/guardian’s correct name and address (dated within two months). If your child is not a resident of the Eden Prairie School District, please also complete the Open Enrollment Application.

Early Childhood Screening

The state of Minnesota requires that all children be screened before they enter kindergarten. The screening is free. View current appointment availability online or call 952-975-6940.

Open Enrollment Application (Live Outside EP School District)

Complete the open enrollment form if legal parent/guardian lives outside of the Eden Prairie School District