Little Esko Lutheran Preschool - Esko MN Child Care Center

4 ELIZABETH AVE St Matthews Church , Esko MN 55733
(218) 879-3510

About the Provider


Little Esko Lutheran Preschool is a faith-based program that emphasizes school-readiness skills for children ages 3 to 5.  We offer a safe and nurturing environment, where each child is encouraged to develop an understanding of what it means to be a child of God. 

We help children:

experience God's unconditional love

build a positive self concept

practice both fine and large motor skills

learn to relate to other children and adults

expand his/her understanding of the world

develop language skills to effectively communicate

express emotion through art, music and dramatic play

channel curiosity and energy into a love of learning

foster independence





Additional Information:

Little Esko Lutheran Preschool provides a Christ-centered preschool experience.  We partner with parents to plant the seed of God's love in each child.  

LELP staff, with the support of the St. Matthews congregation, works as a team to provide a Christian education.  LELP seeks to serve the whole child and family (spirit, mind and body).

Our desire is to adhere to Ephesians 6:4:  Fathers, don’t stir up anger in your children, but bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.

Little Esko Lutheran Preschool does not discriminate on the basis of religion, race, color, or national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship programs, and other school- administered programs.


Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 801394
  • Capacity: 20
  • Age Range: Preschool
  • Rate Range $128-320/month
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Type of Care: Day Time child care
  • Transportation: Not Available
  • Initial License Issue Date: Oct 21, 1974
  • Current License Issue Date: Jan 03, 2023
  • District Office: Carlton County Human Service Center
  • District Office Phone: (218) 879-4583 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Report Date Report Type Report Status
2022-05-18 Licensing Review In Compliance
2020-11-10 Health and Safety Technical Assistance Review In Compliance
2019-09-18 Correction Order
2018-09-13 Correction Order

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