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Early Childhood Center

ECFE & School Readiness

  Contact: Karrie Schultz | Phone: 218-334-3181 ext. 4101

 Email: [email protected]

Welcome to the Frazee-Vergas Early Childhood Center!

Within this area you will find information about programs available for families with children from birth through kindergarten entrance.  These services include:  Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE), School Readiness, and Preschool Screening.

To find out more about these programs, click on the program in the left hand menu.

Current Classes

Preschool Screening:

This health and developmental screening meets the State of Minnesota requirement for children, ages 3 to 5 years of age, and is required in order to attend Kindergarten. Screenings for the district is provided through the Becker County Community Health Services in Detroit Lakes. This service is free of charge and takes approximately one hour to complete. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call Annie at 218-847-5628 Ext. 5419.

Mixed Ages:

(Newborns to 5 Years Old) This class is designed for your entire family. New and exciting things will be introduced each time with circle time, a snack, and a parent discussion group (providing a separation time between children and parents.) 

Kinder Quest Preschool Program:

Our program is for children who will be four by September 1. The curriculum will strengthen kindergarten readiness and includes literacy assessments and parent conferences. Activities will include group circle time, individual and group play, snacks, songs, and stories. Your preschooler will also have the opportunity to ride the bus to and from school. 

Three’s Alone Preschool Program

If your child is feeling independent, is past the diaper stage, and wants to go to school, this class is for him/ her! The activities will include a group circle time, small group table choices, snack time, and open play time. Children must be three by September 1. 

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