Exceptional learning experiences lead to success in school.

Preschool for 3-, 4- & 5-year-olds. 

This preschool program offers exceptional learning experiences for 3-, 4- and 5-year olds two years before kindergarten. Social and learning skills are stressed through play, art, music, games and other developmentally appropriate activities. Our four and five-year-old program meets kindergarten entrance expectations, focusing on readiness skills. 

SRR Early Childhood Preschool Registration is OPEN for the 2024-2025 school year.

We are very excited to provide more offerings this year to meet the needs of families and students.

  • Before and/or after program childcare (Kids Club) at both Hillside and Rice
  • More offerings and more days per week options
  • Classes will follow SRR K–12 school calendar.

Please contact us for more information or assistance by calling
320-255-8910. If you are ready to register, let's get started by logging in and creating a new account to register.

Classes begin the week of September 3
Early learning scholarships are available.

Register for current families

Register for new families

Preschool Kids Club (Early Childhood Center and Rice Elementary

Kids Club is a safe, structured, school-age child care program for preschoolers through fifth-graders at Rice Elementary and Hillside Early Childhood Center. The program is sponsored by Sauk Rapids-Rice Community Education. Your child will grow, spend time with friends and experience unique opportunities that promote exploration and creativity. Students participate in a variety of activities that incorporate language arts, science, math, technology, arts, social-emotional learning, fine and gross motor skill use, physical activity. Kids Club helps students learn about themselves and the world around them in a safe, structured and inclusive environment. We hope your student will join us!

Use the registration links above to add this option to your Preschool registration.

Water Table Day at Early Childhood Preschool, Boy

2024-2025 Early Childhood Preschool Information

Fall 2024 Hillside Preschool Classes

Fall 2024 Rice Preschool Classes

Early Childhood Calendar



Hillside School | 30 South 4th Avenue, Sauk Rapids, MN 56379
(Enter Door 1 on South 5th Street)

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Rice Elementary | 200 NE 3rd Avenue, Rice, MN 56367

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