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The purpose of Community Preschool is to provide an early childhood social and educational experience for 3 to 5 year old children in a Christian atmosphere. Our emphasis is on the abilities and interests of each child. Our goals are to develop a love of learning, give children a sense of self-confidence in the classroom, provide many opportunities to express themselves and follow directions, and prepare them for their next step in the world of education.


Our school days include experiences in math, reading, music, science exploration and creative art.

 At Community Preschool we realize how important a child’s first school experience is. We provide a warm, accepting Christian environment with activities in which each child can be successful. We emphasize developing social skills, Kindergarten readiness, and having fun as we learn!


We have added another class and do have some openings for the 2020-2021 school year.  Please contact Director Melisa Schueler at 320-762-2196 to be placed on a waiting list, or to check for current availability. 



Our NEW Preschool location is on the west end of First Lutheran church.

First Lutheran Church is now located right off of S. McKay Avenue on 18th Ave. E.









Insurance coverage on the children will be more than $100,000/$300,000 for general liability.  The preschool will not discriminate in admissions or demissions on the basis of race, sex, religion, creed, color, national origin, or source of payment.

Welcome Angela Hughes!

Hello my name name is Angela Hughes and I am so excited to start teaching at Community Preschool next year!  I currently instruct Zumba and take care of my children. I am married to Ryan Hughes and we have 4 awesome kids: Treston 13, Kelton 10, Briella 6 and Natalia...

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Connecting young and old

Community Preschool has been connecting with the residents at Bethany on the Lake. We are sharing activities with young and old and connecting virtually due to the coronavirus. Mrs. Carstensen made playdough in a rainbow of colors and we brought it over to the nursing...

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At Home Activities

I have seen many posts on social media posting things to do with the children home during the corona virus pandemic. Some of these lists provide unreasonable expectations. You do not have to be “super parent” in the midst of all of these uncertain circumstances.  Let...

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Community Preschool
1655 18th Ave E
Alexandria, MN 56308

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