Your Preferred Preschool

We Care for Your Child

At Grinnell Community Daycare & Preschool, our goal is to provide your child the best education possible while keeping them safe. In order to do this, we have employed the best teachers and staff to help care for the kids as if they were their own.
 
We’re licensed by the Iowa Department of Human Services to ensure that our facility remains in line with the state's requirements. Should you have any questions about our classes and programs, we’re available to assist you with all your needs. 

Schedule a tour of our facility to see firsthand how great it is. We have a 5-star rating on the Quality Rating Scale for Iowa!
Our Facility
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A Safe Place for Growth & Learning

We understand that infants require a special facility and care, which is why we provide an infant area just for them.
 
Our toddlers and preschoolers have the opportunity to enjoy outdoor time, gym time, story time, music, art and crafts, and much more.
 
We provide individualized assessments and developmental pre-school programs to help prepare your child for their next step.
Classes and Programs

From Our Director:

Welcome to the Grinnell Community Daycare & Preschool! This center has a long, established daycare tradition since 1969. Our unique & interesting history illustrates the deep commitment of the people of Grinnell to our center. Our center is an example of what can be achieved for the children of this world when a community gives its very best effort to support the education and care of its children. We are so fortunate to have a facility that offers beautiful classrooms, an early childhood pool, and full gymnasium.
 
I have been working with children since 1996 as a preschool teacher and as a director of a childcare and preschool. Our staff is made up of college-educated teachers and trained aides who are chosen for their dedication, caring and responsibility. We know how precious your children are to you and want to create the best environment that we can while they are at our center. We recognize and value the uniqueness of each child at their own level of development and serve the children of Grinnell and the surrounding areas with love and care.

- Kathleen Whisenand, Director
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Our Mission Statement: 

At the Grinnell Community Daycare & Preschool, we provide a safe, supportive, educational environment for the healthy development of each child.
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