Admissions – Early Childhood

General requirements for all children who wish to enter Regina Preschool and Daycare are as follows:

  • Child must be 3-4 years old by September 15
  • Child must be fully potty trained
  • Completed admission forms
  • Non-refundable registration fee

Access our Preschool & Daycare Application for Enrollment Click Here

Preschool Sessions Offered:

Pre-Kindergarten Program 4-5 year olds:

  • Mon through Fri, 8:15 – 11:45 a.m.,
  • Mon/Wed/Fri, 12:45 – 3:15 p.m.,
  • Mon/Wed/Fri, 8:15 – 11:45

Three year old Preschool:

  • Mon/Wed/Fri, 8:15 – 11:40 a.m.,
  • Tues/Thurs 8:15 – 11:40 a.m.,

Daycare Option (Preschool Included):

The daycare option runs twelve months a year with a shut down of one week in June, three weeks in August,  two weeks at Christmas, one week for spring break scheduled holidays and in-service days during the regular school session.  Children in the daycare must be enrolled as full-time Sept.- June (Mon-Fri).  This Daycare fee includes a five day Pre-k/Pre School session, lunch and AM/PM snack.  Daycare hours are 7:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Summer Camp:


Please check our Summer Camp Page for information on our eight week summer program during June and July.

Tuition Rates:  Please contact center at 319-337-6189 for current rates.

Our center, established in 1989 is fully licensed by the Iowa Department of Human Services, and our staff is certified in:

  • CPR
  • First Aid
  • Universal Precautions
  • Mandatory Reporting
  • CACFP Food Training
  • New Staff Orientation
  • Continuing Education contact hours

Handbook / Forms

Regina Preschool Handbook Our Handbook contains all information, policies, and procedures of value for parents of children enrolled in Regina Preschool and/or Daycare. Special care should be taken to read this document thoroughly before enrollment to assure consistency of communication and to clarify any questions you may have. It may also be a good reference for parents considering our program for their child. Hard copies are available upon request to the director.

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Regina Preschool Application for Enrollment: Enrollment requirements include: child must be 3-4 years old by September 15th & fully potty trained.  If interested in our program, please feel free to turn in a completed copy at anytime.  Each winter, we will contact those who have completed applications for the next year to request your non-refundable registration fee and an updated copy of the enrollment form.

Complete Registration Form Packet: All seven forms contained within the Registration Form packet are required for enrollment in Regina Pre-K, Preschool & Daycare. The PDF includes the Financial Agreement, Physical Exam Form, Certificate of Immunization, Emergency Consent, Pick-Up/Travel/Handbook/Photography Release, Sunscreen/Bug Spray Application Consent, and Iowa Child & Adult Care Food Program.  Hard Copies are available upon request from the director.
Medication Authorization Sheet: All nonprescription and prescription medications require a written parental authorization. This Authorization Sheet must accompany any medication to be administered to your child while at Regina Preschool & Daycare. Our Medical Policy is contained within the Handbook. Please contact the director with questions or for hard copies of this sheet.
Parent Volunteer Form: If you have a special hobby/interest/profession that would be of interest to preschoolers, we encourage your participation.   Review the calendar of our activities throughout the year and if you find themes that relate to your special talents, please let us know! Please turn this form into your child’s teacher at any time throughout the year, but please provide time so schedules may be altered for these exciting experiences for the children.

Parent Resources

Healthy Snack and Meal Planning:

Pick a Better Snack: Provides recipes, activities, seasonal links, and a recipe of the month from Iowa State University Extension and Iowa Department of Public Health.  Great resources for both school and home use!

Menu Planning Guide for Child Care: This booklet provides information on the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Meal Pattern requirements, serving quality meals and snacks, and tips on menu planning and grocery shopping.

Healthy Eating for Children 2 Through 5 Years Old: A Guide for Parents and Childcare Providers: a concise, informative article about kids’ nutrition at preschool age.

Exercise and Fitness:

Let’s Move!: A new effort to help our youngest children get off to a healthy start.  Part of Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move campaign, the site includes tools for families, preschools, and daycare providers.

Health & Safety:

Safe Kids & Automobiles: Leaving children unattended in a vehicle can pose a great danger to their well-being and safety.  Make it a point to never leave your child alone in a car.  Follow these links for more information on efforts to spread the word about this important issue!  Safe Kids USA! or

Johnson County’s Informative Website on Communicable Diseases:  With many emerging public health issues, it is more important than ever to stay up to date on health issues facing the community.