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Connections Preschool

A preschool option for District 196 resident 3- and 4-year-olds available at 13 school sites across District 196.


Applications for the 2020-2021 school year opens Monday, March 2 through Friday, March 20.
Applications received after March 20 will be reviewed if space becomes available throughout the 2020-2021 school year.

View the 2020-2021 preschool brochure.


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Young children are eager to learn and play. Connections Preschool gives children an opportunity to interact with other children in fun, engaging activities while learning important skills. The curriculum supports young children in developing skills in the following areas: creativity and the arts, language and literacy, mathematical and scientific thinking, physical and motor, and social and emotional. Children in Connections Preschool assume increasing personal responsibility and independence as they grow and develop.

The application link below is for the current school year only.

2019-2020 Application  View 2019 Brochure  Pay Preschool Invoice

Contact Us

Dakota Valley Learning Center (DVLC)
office 952-388-1960
email connectionspreschool@district196.org
address 4679 144th St. W., Apple Valley, MN 55124