Mankato Area Public Schools


Parent/Legal Guardian/primary caregiver of children birth to five years of age who live within the boundaries of the Mankato Area Public Schools will have first priority for class space. Two adults may attend for each child. One set of materials will be provided per registered child.

First-Time Enrollee?

Get your basic materials by attending the "Intro to READY!" orientation which is held 30 minutes before the regular class begins. Attendance at orientation is a one time event.

Who may attend?

A parent or legal guardian (proof of guardianship may be required). One additional adult may attend with you to "audit" the class, such as a spouse, grandparent, or friend, but only one set of learning materials will be provided per child. Each class is approximately 90 minutes long.  Please come 5-10 minutes early to sign in and get your name tag. Free childcare is provided for children older than 12 months.

When and where do classes take place?

Classes are held Lincoln Community Center and at participating corporate partners. READY! classes take place Fall, Winter and Spring. Online school site registration begins after the Community Education and Recreation  and ECFE brochures are distributed.


For more information about READY! For Kindergarten contact Linda Kilander at 507.387.5501 extension 3080

Contact Us

Mankato Area Public Schools
Family Learning Center
820 Hubbell Ave
Mankato, MN 56001
(507) 625-4620