Laurentian School Readiness

Preschool programs are designed to nurture your child and to build upon the skills that they will need in kindergarten. Rock Ridge Public Schools offer exceptional preschool experiences to enhance and expand the learning opportunities available for your child. Children are provided with choices and hands-on learning opportunities in language, literacy, math, science, art, music, health and well-being, and social, emotional and physical development.

Parent Aware 4 Star Rated

Each of our preschool programs have received the highest possible rating by Minnesota’s quality rating system for early education settings. Licensed teachers use a variety of research-based curriculum to thoughtfully engage children in activities which build essential school-readiness skills. These skills provide children a smooth and successful transition into kindergarten.

2021-2022 School Readiness Schedule

Program Day Time Fee
Three-Year-Old School Readiness Tues. & Thurs. 8:00-1:00 FREE
Four & Five-Year-Old School Readiness Monday-Thursday 8:05-2:45 FREE


The Three-Year-Old School Readiness program will begin on Tuesday, September 21. The 1-hour meet and greet orientation is scheduled for Monday, September 20. Families will meet the teacher and become familiar in the new environment. The teacher will talk with parents about the school procedures and answer parent questions.

School Readiness Four’s and Fives will begin school Tuesday, September 21 with a 1.5-hour orientation on Monday, September 20. Parents will remain during the orientation and then leave with their child. The four-year-old students will meet with their teacher and early childhood coordinator to talk about school procedures and answer questions.  If a parent cannot accompany their child on the orientation day, arrangements need to be made by the parent for a trusted adult to attend in their place.

We look forward to an engaging and fulfilling school year!

Registration Form

2022-2023 Supply List


Eveleth-Gilbert Secondary

801 Jones Street
Eveleth, Minnesota 55734

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Laurentian Elementary

1409 Industrial Parkway
Eveleth, Minnesota 55734

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North Star Elementary

402 Elba Avenue
Eveleth, Minnesota 55734

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Parkview Elementary

506 North 9th Avenue West
Virginia, Minnesota 55792

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Rock Ridge High School

1403 Progress Parkway
Virginia, Minnesota 55792

Virginia Secondary School

411 South 5th Avenue
Virginia, Minnesota 55792

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Rock Ridge Public Schools Since 2020

Rock Ridge Public Schools combines the communities of Eveleth, Gilbert, and Virginia into a progressive school district embracing an academy style high school to provide students with a real world learning environment.

District Office

1405 Progress Parkway
Virginia, MN 55792

V: 218-749-5437 | EG: 218-744-2211
V Fax: 218-741-8522 | EG Fax: 218-744-4381
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