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Michael Sullivan, Principal

930 E. 5th Street  •  Storm Lake, IA 50588
Phone   |   712-732-8076
Fax       |   712-732-8108
Office Hours | 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
School Hours | AM Session 8:00-11:00 am (Doors open at 7:50 for drop off)
                      PM Session 12:00-3:00 pm (Doors open at 11:50 for drop off)
Each of the 17 classrooms at the center are NAEYC accredited programs and utilize the Creative Curriculum as a basis for best practice and instruction.  Developmentally appropriate activities give children a wide range of experiences in the areas of literacy, mathematics, discovery, fine and large motor skills and social skills in order to better prepare them for their elementary school years.



The Begindergarten preschool programs serve students who are 5 years of age by September 15th. The program follows the Kindergarten Common Cores Standards and is designed for students who are Kindergarten age but may not have had any prior preschool experiences or may be best served by an additional year of learning.

Be 4 Kindergarten (4 year old preschool)

Be 4 Kindergarten are preschool programs that are funded by the State of Iowa through a Shared Vision Grant or State Wide Voluntary Preschool Programming. Children must be 4 years old by September 15th or meet income or at-risk guidelines.


Early Childhood Special Education is for ages 3-5 who qualify for Special Education Services.  The focus is on social skill development, pre-readiness skills and language skill development.