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CHILDCARE

If you are a Tier 1 employee and have not yet alerted the district to your need for childcare, please contact us at 218-885-1280 x51151.

During a hybrid model (orange/blue day schedule), school districts are to provide child care during regularly scheduled school hours, on regularly scheduled school days to district enrolled elementary (K-6) aged students to support our families who are employed in healthcare, emergency services, and other areas critical to keep our communities going. If you and your spouse are BOTH employed in one of the jobs listed in the Governor's Job Criteria link below, and have a child enrolled in Nashwauk-Keewatin schools grades K-6, you can request an application for childcare by calling the Keewatin Elementary School office at 218-885-1280 x51151.

Click to see the Governor's Job Criteria

During a potential hybrid model (orange/blue day schedule), the district will make this service available from 8:00am - 3:00pm Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays during a potential hybrid model (orange/blue) and 8:00am - 2:00pm on Wednesdays to families who meet the following criteria:

  • ISD 319 district enrolled students
  • Elementary age (K-6)
  • Children of a household where BOTH caregivers or an only caregiver are employed in a sector from the list that the Governor has determined, as referenced above.
  • Children of parents who are ISD 319 essential staff

In order for us to prioritize space, we will require you to apply for childcare by submitting this form and a copy of your work ID badge.

Breakfast and lunch will be provided to the students in childcare.

Please contact Keewatin Elementary School at 218-885-1280 x51151 to begin the childcare registration process if you have not already done so.

Keewatin childcare Pick Up and Drop Off Location - DOOR 1, no earlier than 8am.