Wayzata Early Learning School
Student at Early Learning School
Student going down a slide
Instructor and student at ELS
Student on swing

Innovations & Best Practices at the Early Learning School


Family Education

ECFE (Early Childhood Family Education - for families with children from birth to Kindergarten entrance - is a nationally-celebrated, school district-based parenting education program


Our much-loved preschool is part of our district's family of schools - delivering excellence for each and every student


Early Childhood Screening is a service we provide to families in our school district as part of a state requirement


Tracking your child's development during the earliest months and years of life is important, and we can help!


Register now for Early Learning School classes and programs!


4 Early Learning Sites
We serve families at four sites - Wayzata Early Learning School, Interfaith Outreach, Lakeview Commons and Shenandoah Woods.

Parent Advisors

19 Parent Advisors
Nineteen parent volunteers help shape our programs by serving on our advisory board.


28 Countries
Families from 28 countries participate in our programs and energize our early learning community.

Staff Members

80 Staff members
Eighty teachers, paras and administrative staff members work together to give our students great learning experiences.


Our Community Outreach Team connected with 300 families in its first six months.


600 Students
Every year, more than 600 students and families enjoy over 75 learning opportunities through our school.