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Fee Assistance and Registration FAQs

Registrations are processed on a first come, first served basis and accepted throughout the school year for any classes that have openings. You can view all early childhood, youth and adult programs online or in our PDF catalog.

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Fee Assistance for Youth and Adult Programs:  Fee assistance is available for EPIC youth classes and adult enrichment classes.  Complete and return this form to apply for assistance (Enrichment Fee Assistance Form). 
Fee Assistance for Preschool: All fee assistance forms are built into the online registration process.  No additional paper forms are needed.
Fee Assistance for Full-Day Preschool:  Fee assistance for full-day preschool is available through your County Child Care Assistance Program.  For more information, please contact:
Carver County Childcare Assistance        952-361-1721
Scott County Childcare Assistance           952-496-8686
Fee Assistance for ECFE:  ECFE classes are priced on a sliding fee scale based on your household income. Please refer to the chart below to determine the total cost of your ECFE class based on your income.
ECFE Sliding Fee Schale  
ISD 272 Residents:  Priority registration is given to ISD 272 / Eden Prairie residents through April 30 for Little Eagles Preschool. Non-residents will be put on a waiting list until April 30.

Birth Date Guidelines:  For both ECFE and preschool classes, please select your classes based on your child’s age by September 1st.  This age requirement aligns with district kindergarten age requirements.
Birth Certificates: Please submit a copy of your child's birth certificate for any child participating in ECFE or preschool. They can be emailed to or dropped off at the Community Education office.

Immunization Law:  All students in Minnesota must have immunizations up-to-date and on record with the school before the child starts class. Immunization forms are available online.

Cancellation Policy: A $5 processing fee is charged for all cancellations. Please note ECFE ($35) and preschool ($75) registration fees are non-refundable. 
Canceled Classes:  Classes may be canceled due to insufficient enrollment up to one week before classes begin. Full refunds will be issued.
Fees - ECFE Classes:  There is a $35 non-refundable registration fee for all year-long ECFE classes. ECFE classes are priced on a sliding fee scale based on the number of weeks the class meets and your household income. Payment for 10-week classes are made in full at time of registration. For year-long classes, half the payment is  due on September 1 and the balance on February 1.
Fees - Preschool Classes:  There is a $75 non-refundable registration fee for all preschool classes. Payments are billed on the 1st of the month from August through April.
Photos and Video Policy:  Class participants in our programs may be photographed and filmed for marketing purposes. If you would prefer not to have you or your child photographed or filmed please email after registering.