Frequently Asked Questions

Why St. John's Steppingstones Preschool?

Steppingstones Preschool is a place to begin your child’s education. We know how important this decision is for you and we share your enthusiasm for the wonderful years of exploration and education ahead for your child. We look forward to getting to know you and your child better.  If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us at 952.846.4663 or

What are class hours?

Morning classes are from 9:00 to 11:45 a.m.

Afternoon classes are from 12:45 – 3:30 p.m.

Full Day class runs from 9:00 - 3:30 p.m.

How long is the preschool year?

St. John's Steppingstones Preschool begins classes in September, after Labor Day, and continues through Memorial Day in May, following the St. John’s school calendar.

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What makes us unique?

In addition to exploration and creative play within the early childhood environment, students have access to a music specialist, weekly book check-outs, age appropriate activities on the computer, a dedicated staff, enclosed outdoor play area, use of the school gym and gym instructor, and interactive white boards in each classroom.

What are our Teacher's Qualifications?

All of our teachers are college graduates with MN teaching certification.  All of our teaching assistants are committed to the importance of early childhood education.

What is the Teacher/Pupil ratio?

There will be one teacher and one assistant for every 20 children in a class. The maximum class size is 20 children.

How do I enroll my child?

Registration is easy!  Click here to be directed to our Registration page!