A smiling preschool student

The 3- and 4-year-old Early Learning Preschool Program provides a nurturing environment that promotes a positive self-image. Our goal is to lay the foundation for school success and lifetime problem-solving skills for your child.

Preschool applications for the 2020-21 school year are now being accepted. Your child(ren) must be 3 and/or 4 by September 15, 2020, to enroll in preschool for the 2020-21 school year. The first day of preschool will be Monday, September 28, 2020. 

Apply for the 2021 Cedar Rapids Community School District Preschool program here!

Preschool Locations

Preschool is offered Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday with two sessions each day. The morning session is 8:50 a.m. to 11:50 a.m. and the afternoon session is 12:50 p.m. to 3:50 p.m. Preschool is offered at:

  • Arthur Elementary
  • Cedar River Academy at Taylor Elementary
  • Cleveland Elementary
  • Coolidge Elementary
  • Grant Wood Elementary
  • Harrison Elementary
  • Hiawatha Elementary
  • Hoover Elementary
  • Jackson Elementary
  • Kenwood Leadership Academy
  • Viola Gibson Elementary
  • Wright Elementary

Map of Preschool Locations

For more information about the preschool program, visit here.