Lil' Raiders Preschool

Lil' Raiders Preschool is the district preschool program. It is a statewide voluntary 4 year old preschool program. The Lil' Raiders preschool classroom also serves 3 year olds with IEP's. The program is in session Monday-Thursday from 8:15-3:15 pm. Lil' Raiders follows the school calendar and is located in Mary Welsh Elementary.


If you have questions about the program, go here.

If you have questions about enrollment, go here.


Laura McCalester | email

Lead Teacher


Michael Jepson | email

Assistant Elementary Principal

Preschool Curriculum Director

IQPPS Preschool Partners Supervisor

(319) 668-2301

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