Little Saints Preschool and Childcare

It's time to consider preschool for your growing child and you've been reviewing area teachers, classrooms, and curriculum. The first years are so important, and you want to give your child the best start. We encourage you to stop in and take a tour of our preschool classrooms and meet the teachers.St. James offers Preschool for 3 and 4-year-olds as well as before and after school care.

Why Choose St. James preschool? 

We are a christ-centered preschool who believes children are a gift from God and that we are entrusted not only to teach a preschool curriculum, but also to love and teach them about his word. we strive to assist parents in giving children a loving, Christian environment to help children with their development Our preschool teachers/aides will work to meet your child’s spiritual, physical, intellectual, emotional, and social needs in a developmentally and age-appropriate manner.

Little Saints Preschool Offerings 

3-year-olds Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8 am-11 am 

$105.00 per month with an option to have childcare Tuesday-Thursday


4 Year Olds Monday-Friday 8 am-11 am 

$175.00 per month with an option to stay after school for childcare starting at 11 am. 

Option for 3-year-old all-day childcare on Tuesdays and Thursdays is $25 dollars per day.


Option for 3 and 4 year old after preschool childcare is $14 dollars per day. 

Example 1

3-year-old goes to preschool Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 8-11, then childcare after preschool on those days, and attends all-day childcare on Tuesday and Thursdays.

The total would be $473.00 per month for tuition and childcare combined. 

Example 2

4-year-old goes to preschool Monday-Friday 8-11, then childcare after preschool.

The total would be $455.00 per month. 

Snack time milk is $26.00 per year. Lunch cost for preschoolers who stay for childcare is $2.50 per lunch. Accounts will be set up with the HLWW lunch program for online payments. (Make checks payable to ISD#2687) 


Little Saints Childcare 

St. James offers Christian before/aftercare for enrolled preschool students that takes place 5 days a week Monday-Friday from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm. Children play with friends, take part in creative activities and exploration in a nurturing, safe, well-planned environment that extends preschool themes. Little Saints after school Learning is staffed with experienced teachers that lovingly care for children in a place that feels like home! 

If you are interested in After School Care, Please contact Stacey Sparkman @ or call the school office for more information.


Rev. Mark Loder, Pastor/Lead Administrator

Church: 1000 Seventh Avenue

School: 1000 Sixth Avenue
PO Box 680
Howard Lake, MN 55349
Church Phone: 320-543-2766

School Phone: 320-543-2630
Church E-mail:

School E-mail:

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