Preschool Programming

Mary Welsh Elementary has a four year old and three year old district preschool program that are both integrated classrooms.

For the 2020-2021 school year the 3 year old classroom will be held on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings. The first session will be from 8:15-10:15 am and the second session from 10:30 am-12:30 pm. Tuition is $100 per month.

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. Tuition is $75 per month for 4 year olds.


Four Year Old Preschool Co-Teachers:

Laura McCalester | email

Teresa Mulvihill | email


Three Year Old Preschool Teacher:

Laura McCalester| email


Brent Zirkel | email

Elementary Principal

IQPPS Preschool Partners Supervisor

(319) 668-2301

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