Hand in Hand Preschool

Community Services_Parent Aware Four Star bannerMy daughter has blossomed under the guidance and care of Hand in Hand staff. Before coming to preschool here, she was painfully shy. Now, she has conversations with all sorts of people and is excelling academically! ~ Kristen Lindholm, educator

A School Readiness Program

Hand in Hand Preschool supports and nurtures young children as they grow, learn and develop. Our licensed teachers prepare children, ages 3 to kindergarten entrance, for continued success in the elementary years.


  • All of our teachers have a bachelor’s degree and are licensed by the state
  • We have a low child-to-adult ratio and high parent involvement
  • We work in concert with district kindergarten programs
  • We have an integrated special education program
  • We incorporate flexible learning groups to continuously monitor and respond to different learners
  • We offer access to school specialists, such as occupational, physical and speech therapists
  • Our partners include AmeriCorps and local colleges, high schools, and care centers
  • We have convenient child care services available through EarlyVentures

Location: Longfellow School, 201 Orchard Street | Call: 507.645.1200 for details

Read more: in the preschool parent handbook / en español.

A Day in the Life (at preschool) »


Print the registration forms below, call 507.664.3750, or visit the Community Services office.

Please send materials to the attention of Mary Hansen, at: Community Services,1651 Jefferson Parkway, Northfield, MN 55057

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