Preschool Programming

The 2020-2021 registration date for 3 year and 4 year old programming will be announced in January 2020. Please check back for updates!

Mary Welsh Elementary has two district preschool programs. We offer a 3 year old integrated classroom and a 4 year old integrated classroom.

For the 2019-2020 school year the 3 year old classroom runs Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings from 8:15-11:15 am. Registration for the 2019-2020 school year is closed. These hours and/or days are subject to change for the 2020-2021 school year. 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.

Both preschool programs follow the school calendar and are located in Mary Welsh Elementary.

Laura McCalester, 4 Year Old Teacher | email

Brandi Delveau, 3 Year Old Teacher | email


Michael Jepson | email

Assistant Elementary Principal

Preschool Curriculum Director

IQPPS Preschool Partners Supervisor

(319) 668-2301

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