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The Bemidji Area offers a variety of quality preschool programming options for your 3-5 year old. Click on the links below to learn more information about each school.

Preschool programs are licensed through the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) and provide care and education for children in age-based groups, either for full days or part days. (Often in free-standing buildings, businesses, community centers or places of worship.)

Bemidji's Preschools

Apple Blossom Village Nature Preschool

Apple Blossom Village Early Childhood Programs are nature based and promote healthy development of young children in a nurturing, gentle, and imaginative environment.

Calvary Lutheran Preschool

Our mission is to provide preschool-age children with quality school readiness opportunities in a safe and nurturing Christian setting.

First Lutheran Church Preschool

FLC Preschool strives to serve God and our community by offering a quality preschool education, in a faith-filled environment, that nourishes the spirits of our students, families, staff & congregation.

Heartland Christian Preschool

A place where children explore in a fun environment while learning about God's creation and love.

Paul Bunyan Center/
Jack & Jill

School Readiness Class offered for children 4 - 5 1/2 years old on September 1 of the current school year.

Pine Pals Intergenerational Learning Child Care and Preschool

Specialize in Intergenerational Learning with GoldPine Home and our values focus on well-rounded, whole-child learning that embraces nature, the arts, healthy movement, nutrition, social & emotional nourishment, family & community & play-based pre-academics.

St. Phillips Catholic School

St. Philip’s School is an integral part of a program developed to carry out the educational mission of the St. Philip’s Catholic Community. It serves the families of students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade, academically and religiously.

TLC Preschool and Growing Tree Learning Center

TLC Preschool has been established to bridge home to school. TLC works to provide a learning environment where children feel valued and accepted. Children will learn to know they are unique creations of God.