Part-day program enrollment

Enrollment in the part-day program is open to the public.

As a program of the University of Minnesota, we provide equal access to and opportunity in our programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

We operate on the University of Minnesota semester calendar. Enrollment is for the entire academic year. Once admitted, we expect a child to continue until they’re ready for kindergarten.

New family enrollment

Please complete this form to be begin your enrollment for the 2024-2025 school year. There is a nonrefundable $75 registration fee, please send to the address below. The registration fee is waived for applicants using scholarship funds.

Child Development Laboratory School
921 17th Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Priority application deadline for 2024-25 school year is Feb. 9, 2024.

School tours are available beginning January 2, 2024. Call 612-625-2273 to schedule your tour.

Current family enrollment

Enrollment priority is given to children currently attending and their siblings.

In determining placement for the multi-age morning classes, priority is given to:

  • children currently enrolled in that class time;
  • eligible siblings of currently enrolled children; and
  • children who will start kindergarten the following school year.

Enrollment in the 2-year-old classes is determined based on age. Priority is given to eligible siblings of currently enrolled children.