How to Apply

Dodge Nature Preschool offers part-day classes for children ages three through five. 

***Please Note: All classes for 2021-2022 are currently full and on a waitlist. You can apply for the waitlist below.***

Application Calendar and Procedure


Before January 29, 2021 – Priority Enrollment
To enroll your child at Dodge Nature Preschool, please complete the online application form below and submit it with a $75.00 NON-REFUNDABLE application fee. All applications received before January 29, 2021 will be randomly numbered and placed in a lottery to provide a fair process.

February 19, 2021 – Priority class placement and scholarship award notification

After January 29, 2021 – Rolling Admission
All applications received after January 29, 2021 will be considered in the order received. If an opening is available, a $75 registration fee will be charged along with your non-refundable tuition deposit to secure placement.

Schedule & Tuition Rates for 2021-2022


Dodge Nature Preschool offers part-day classes for preschool children who are three years old by September 1, 2021. Families have the option of registering for 2, 3, or 5 mornings or afternoons. We do not offer full-day care. School year begins September 13, 2021 and ends June 8, 2022.

Morning classes – 8:45-11:30 a.m.
Afternoon classes – 12:45-3:30 p.m.

Tuition Rates
2-day (Tues. / Thurs.): $3,096/ year or $344/ month
3-day (Mon. / Wed. / Fri.): $4,005/ year or $445/ month
5 mornings: $7,101/ year or $789/ month
5 afternoons: $5,715/ year or $635/ month
Scholarships Available. See application below

Extended Care
Extended care is available for those families who choose it. Enrollment for extended care, “Bunches,” occurs in the summer and is separate from the preschool enrollment lottery held in January. Space is limited. If interest exceeds capacity, bunch enrollment is done by lottery.
Morning Bunch 8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.   $32 per month for each day a child attends
Lunch Bunch 11:30 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.   $50 per month for each day a child attends
  Children must provide their own peanut-free lunch.

Questions? Send an email or call our front desk 651-455-4555.

2021-2022 Preschool Application

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  • Please note: This application takes 10-15 minutes to complete. It does not allow you to save information if you leave the page.
    If you are applying for scholarship, you will need an electronic copy of your most recent tax information.
  • One child per application. If applying for multiple children, a link will appear after you submit to complete another application.
  • **Children MUST be three-years-old by September 1, 2021 to be considered for the 2021-22 school year.**
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  • Class Preference

    Please choose classes below based on the order of preference. If a class day/time will not work for your family, please choose "Not my choice."
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