Rocking Horse Ranch is licensed for the following group sizes:

  • Infants (6 weeks - 16 months) - Infant group can have 8 with 1:4 ratio

  • Toddlers (16 months - 3 years) - Two groups of toddlers with 14 in each group have 1:7 ratio

  • Preschool (3 years - 5 years) - Two groups of preschoolers with 20 in each group have 1:10 ratio

  • School Age (Kindergarten - Fourth Grade) - Group of 10-15 with 1:15 ratio

Care for School Age Children:

  • Before and After school care

  • Care on non-school days

  • Summer care with specialized curriculum for Kindergarten through Fourth Grade.

  • Bussing is provided by Prior Lake School District from Rocking Horse Ranch to Red Tail Ridge Elementary School

Tuition and Fees:

  • Registration Fee is $40 for the first child and $15 for each additional child of the same family

  • Competitive tuition rates are offered for full or part-time care

  • A discount of 10% is available for additional children of the same family

Please call 952-440-1777 to check on current tuition rates and available openings or to schedule a tour.


Rocking Horse Ranch (RHR) employs 22 teaching and support staff.  Our teaching staff have an average tenure of 15 years with RHR.  All members of our staff meet or exceed their job qualification requirements as set by the Minnesota Department of Human Services.