Early Childhood Screening

  • Early Childhood Screening is a simple screening of your child's:

    • social/emotional
    • language
    • motor                         
    • cognition skills
    • height, weight, vision, and hearing

    The screening appointment takes about an hour to complete and uses the DIAL 4 and Ages and Stages Social/Emotional Questionnaire. 

    Early Childhood Screening is:

    • Designed for children between 3 and 5+ (Kindergarten entrance)
    • Recommended that children are screened at age 3.5 years
    • Required prior to public kindergarten entrance
    • Screening is free of charge

    Watch this 5-minute video: What is Early Childhood Screening

     If your child was screened in another school district, please contact the school district and ask that the screening records be sent to the new school.  

     If your student will be attending:

    • Preschool: please send records to the District Service Center (Michele Rogers)
    • Kindergarten: please send records to the elementary school in which your child will be enrolled (Oak Ridge or Pine Meadow

Register for Early Childhood Screening

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    → Play with your child! Play is a child's work. It is the natural way in which they explore the world and practice what they are learning.

Early Childhood Screening

Contact us

  • Michele Rogers
    Early Childhood Coordinator

    Early Childhood Learning Center 
    Enter Door #2 - District Services Center 
    212 3rd Avene North
    Sartell, MN 56377

Last Modified on January 15, 2019