Welcome to CPK!

The staff and teachers of Central Preschool and Kindergarten welcome you!

2023-24 Registration Information

Registration kicked off January 3rd, 2023. We currently have openings available for both morning and afternoon Preschool classes.

Registration is ONLINE, so please check out the info below for instructions. If you have any questions, please email CPK Director Melissa Ludens or call (605) 336-2303.

VERY IMPORTANT – Any children new to the CPK system MUST PRE-REGISTER so your information is in our system and your registration goes smoothly! (This includes families who have other kids in CPK but have new kids registering for the first time this year.) To pre-register, just click the link below or visit

Registration is now open for everyone. If you do not see the registration button, please refresh your page.

2023-24 Enrollment Packet Links

Because registration this year is online only, all parents must fill out the online Family Registration, Student Policy, and Permission & Policy forms (labeled 1, 2, and 3) below. You can turn in physical copies at the CPK office or email a digital copy to CPK Director Melissa Ludens at [email protected].


Be sure to download the 2023-24 school calendar to see next year’s schedule and the 2023-24 school supply list! And if you plan to pay via Tuition Express (which we recommend), be sure to fill out and return the Tuition Express form.

If you have a kindergarten student, please fill out the Kindergarten Physical form.

Forms are due by March 1, 2023.

If you have any questions, please email CPK Director Melissa Ludens or call (605) 336-2303.

Helpful Links

View our calendar for important dates.

Review our preschool and kindergarten programs.

Meet our staff.

Fill out our registration form.

Download the school supply list.

Contact us with any questions.

Apply to teach with our CPK job application.