Preschool Programming

Application Information

Applications for the 2024-2025 school year will be accepted starting on Tuesday, February 20 - Friday, February 23. Applications are accepted on a first come, first serve basis. Please plan to register online here or in person.


Tentative programming times for the 2024-2025 school year are below and are subject to change. Days will not change but start and end times may vary slightly depending on transportation. Please note the new programming times and classes for both four year old and three year old preschool. 

Four Year Old Preschool (2 sections - AM or PM)

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday

8:15-11:15 am 

12:20-3:20 pm

Three Year Old Preschool (1 section, PM)

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday

1:20-3:20 pm

Please direct any questions regarding preschool to Ms. Laura or Mr. Zirkel at  (319) 668-2301 or via email:

Laura McCalester, Lead Preschool Teacher

Brent Zirkel, Mary Welsh Elementary Principal  and IQPPS Preschool Partners Supervisor

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