Community Education

Tuition and Registration

Tuition, Fees & Financial Assistance

A $75 non-refundable deposit is required with registration. Preschool tuition and fees are billed monthly, and are due on the 15th of each month prior to attendance. RPS Preschool partners with School Readiness, the MDE Early Learning Scholarship program (Pathways I and II), and the PAIIR/School Readiness Advisory Council to provide limited preschool scholarships for qualified families. Please contact the PAIIR/ECFS office for more information and an application.


Registration forms are available from the PAIIR/ECFS office or online. Completed registration forms are to be submitted to the PAIIR/ECFS office along with a $75.00 non-refundable deposit. The deposit will be applied to your preschool tuition. Call 507-328-4020 or visit the PAIIR/ECFS office at the Northrop Education Center at 201 8th Street NW for more information or for help with registration.
Your child will need to be the appropriate age for class on or before September 1 of that program year. You will need to register each child separately. Register at the PAIIR/ECFE Office at the Northrop Education Center at 201 8th St. NW. For questions call 328-4020.

Class Calendar

Rochester Public Schools Preschool begins the second week of September and ends the first week of June. School breaks and holidays follow the Rochester Public School 2018-2019 calendar. Final class calendars will be distributed in early August.


Limited transportation options may be available. Please contact the PAIIR/ECFS Office for more information.

Register Online for 2019-2020 
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