Welcome to the
Van Meter Community Pre-Kindergarten!


We are pleased to announce that the Van Meter Community School District will be adding a PreK program for the 
2020-2021 school year and will be replacing the 
Van Meter Community Pre-Kindergarten! We are proud to have served our community for 40 years and are excited about these changes taking place and have been partnering with the district during this transition process!

For more information about the new FREE four year old program with the school district, please contact the Elementary School directly at (515) 996-2221 or email Cody Tibbetts, the Elementary Principal, at cody.tibbetts@vmbulldogs.com.  
Please see the link below about registration through the district

2020 - 2021 4-Year Old Preschool Registration Information

  • For students who turn 4 by September 15, 2020

  • The registration form will open on Friday, January 10 at 7:00 A.M.

  • It will be first come first serve for the AM / PM sessions

  • Maximum of 20 students in each section (per morning and afternoon session)

  • Monday - Thursday (A.M. = 8:15 - 11:15   / P.M. = 12:30 - 3:30)

  • Buses available for the A.M. arrival session and the P.M. dismissal session

  • No before school or after school daycare available

  • Breakfast and hallway supervision begins at 7:45 A.M.

  • No School on Fridays

  • Tuition-Free Program

  • Will follow the same calendar as our TK-12 students, besides Fridays

  • Openings will be filled by resident students, before non-resident students 

  • Non-resident students that are enrolled in preschool are not guaranteed a spot in transitional kindergarten or kindergarten at Van Meter the following school year (school’s open enrollment policy will be followed)



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Van Meter Community Pre-Kindergarten, Inc.
520 First Avenue
P.O. Box 52
Van Meter, IA   50261
(515) 996-2221