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Thank you for your interest in the Roland-Story Preschool program! We hope the following will answer any questions you may have.

What is the procedure to sign up? 
You will need to enter your child in the preschool lottery system.

Who may sign up for the lottery?
Any child who turns 4 on or before September 15th of the school year you are requesting.

How can I sign my child up for the preschool lottery? The sign up is now closed, but call the office at 515-733-4386 if you have a child that will be 4 by September 15, 2023

When does the lottery start?

You may start signing up after winter break.

When does the lottery close? 
You need to be signed up by March 1st at 4:00 p.m.

How will I know if my child is in the preschool program? 
We will let you know by mail if your child is in preschool or if your child's name has been placed on a waiting list. You will be notified one way or the other. If a spot becomes open, you will receive a phone call.

When does preschool start? 
Preschool begins the day after Labor Day

How many sections are there? 
There are 5 sections.

What time does preschool start/end? What days is it held? 
Preschool runs Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday.   Morning section runs from 8:15-11:00.  Afternoon section runs from 12:15-3:00.

Can I request a section? 

Is busing available? 
Busing is on a year to year basis. More information will be given once lottery is completed. In the past, busing has been available.

Preschool Handbook ~  Click here to view

If you have any other questions, please contact the elementary school office at 515-733-4386.