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2022-2023 School Year

Kids Korner Child Care Fees for Kindergarten - 4th grade students:

  • $50 per child non-refundable registration fee, $100 fee cap per family
  • $30 per child per week minimum charge
  • Before School Care: $5.00 per morning
  • After School Care: $8.00 per afternoon
  • Non-School Day: $22.00 per day (8 hours), hours over 8 will be billed at $4.25 per hour
  • Early Release Day $12.00

All fees are per child.

Weekly minimums of $30.00 are charged per week to your account per child regardless of attendance including but not limited to: Vacations, Holidays, Illness, No School/Snow Days/Intersessions, Withdrawals, Quarantines, Site closures, Adjusted site hours. To end your enrollment with Kids Korner a withdrawal notice must be submitted to our main office. We require 2-week advanced notice to terminate childcare, fees will apply.  

Preschool Child Care Rates ages 3 to Preschool 22-23 School Year:

$50 per child non-refundable registration fee, $100 fee cap per family

  • Full Time (30-40 hours): $130 per week
  • Part Time (20-30 hours): $95 per week
  • Occasional (10-20 hours): $65 per week
  • Hours over maximum of contracted option are billed at $4.25 per hour.

Weekly contracted options are charged per week to your account per child regardless of attendance including but not limited to: Vacations, Holidays, Illness, No School/Snow Days/Intersessions, Withdrawals, Quarantines, Site closures, Adjusted site hours. To end your enrollment with Kids Korner a withdrawal notice must be submitted to our main office. We require 2-week advanced notice to terminate childcare, fees will apply.  

Inclement Weather Information:

School Cancellation - PreK to 4th Grade
When school is cancelled for the day because of weather before 6:00 am, Kids Korner will be open at 7:00 am - 4:30 pm at Woodson Kindergarten Center unless directed to close by the superintendent. If school is cancelled for the day after 6:00 am, Kids Korner will open at Individual School Sites 7:00 am-4:30 PM. School breakfast or lunch will not be provided. All announcements will be made through local media outlets and district portal system.

Late Start - PreK at Community Learning Center
If school has a delayed start time the CLC preschool will not hold classes for the morning, but afternoon classes will be held. Kids Korner at that site will be open at 7:00 am. If school is cancelled for the day after the site opens, Kids Korner will remain open until normal closing time unless directed to close by the superintendent. School lunch will not be provided if school is closed prior to lunch being served.

Late Start - Woodson & Elementary Sites
If school has a delayed start time, Kids Korner will be open at 6:15 am at Woodson Kindergarten Center and each elementary site. If school is cancelled for the day after the site opens, Kids Korner will remain open at each location until normal closing time unless directed to close by the superintendent. School lunch will not be provided if school is closed prior to lunch being served.

Early Dismissal (All Sites)
If school closes early because of weather, Kids Korner will be open at school dismissal time until normal closing time unless directed to close by the superintendent. School lunch will not be provided if students are released from school prior to lunch being served.

The documents listed below are for reference only. For questions regarding registration, please contact Julie Kerling at Julie.kerling@austin.k12.mn.us.

Medication Authorization Form

Remember, space is limited.

Child Care Rates ages 3 to Preschool 20-21 School Year:

  • Full Time (30-40 hours): $130 per week
  • Part Time (20-30 hours): $95 per week
  • Occasional (10-20 hours): $65 per week

Hours over maximum are billed at $3.50 per hour.

Contact Information

Kids Korner Coordinator
Teri Wermager
Kids Korner Coordinator
507-460-1704
teri.wermager@austin.k12.mn.us

Inclusion Specialist
Sarah Wermager
Inclusion Specialist
507-460-1714
sarah.wermager@austin.k12.mn.us

Billing and Registration
Julie Kerling
Billing and Registration
507-460-1706
julie.kerling@austin.k12.mn.us

Site Leads

Community Learning Center
Theresa Vokoun and Katie Squier
507-460-1702
clc.kidskorner@austin.k12.mn.us

Woodson Kindergarten Center
Justice Tabor
507-460-1405
woodson.kidskorner@austin.k12.mn.us

Banfield Elementary
Marilyn Koster and Pat Elit
507-460-1204
banfield.kidskorner@austin.k12.mn.us
sumner.kidskorner@austin.k12.mn.us

Neveln Elementary
Lauren Holets-Buntrock
507-460-1607
neveln.kidskorner@austin.k12.mn.us

Southgate Elementary
Stephanie Maxfield
507-460-1304
southgate.kidskorner@austin.k12.mn.us

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