Lil' Raiders Preschool

Lil' Raiders Preschool has two district preschool programs. For the 2019-2020 school year there will be both a 3 year old integrated classroom and a 4 year old integrated classroom.


The 3 year old classroom runs Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings from 8:30-11:30 am. Registration for the 2019-2010 school year is closed.


The 4 year old classroom runs Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday all day. Hours are from 8:15-3:15 and follows the school calendar. The 4 year old classroom is a statewide voluntary preschool program with funding for 10 hours per week.


Lil' Raiders follows the school calendar and is located in Mary Welsh Elementary.


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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