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Little Tornado Academy - Information for Parents

How to Contact LTA Staff:

Director/Principal: Kellie Anderson
During school hours (office): 712-732-8076
After school hours (office): 712-732-8076

Program Locations:

MORNING LTA for 4-5 year olds is held at East Early Childhood in the media center. Students may be dropped off no earlier than 7:30 am. A staff member will walk students to their classrooms at 8:15 am.
AFTERNOON LTA for 4-5 year olds is held at East Early Childhood in the media center.   All students need to be picked up from the school before 4:30 pm.

COST PER WEEK (per child):

AFTERNOON - LTA fee is $10.00 per week whether your child attends one day per week or all five days.

MORNING - Fee as follows:

  • If your child DOES NOT attend LTA afterschool the fee is $5.00 per week whether your child is dropped off early one day per week or all five days.
  • If your child attends LTA in the afternoon and you already pay $10 per week, there is no additional charge for the morning LTA program.

Note: If your child rides any morning bus to school, there is no charge for the morning LTA program - you do not need to enroll them in LTA if they will not attend LTA after school.


Payments may be made one week at a time, or you may pre-pay for as many weeks at a time as you choose. Fees paid weekly are due on Thursday for the following week. Checks should be made payable to LTA. You may send payment to school with your child, drop off payment in the East School office during the school day, or at LTA when you pick up your child. If LTA fees are more than four (4) weeks past due, your child may not attend LTA. They may return to LTA when the account is current.

Payment Assistance:

If you qualify for DHS Child Care Assistance, you may choose LTA. (Storm Lake Community School District) as one of your approved child care centers. This may assist you in paying for LTA fees. Contact DHS CCA Eligibility (866-448-4605, toll free) for more information.

Afternoon LTA - Transportation Home:

There will not be additional bussing after school. You or an approved care giver will be responsible for picking your child up from the East Early Childhood Media Center.

Other Information:

  • If your child will not be attending on a day they are registered, please notify the school or LTA director.
  • You are responsible to provide updated information if you move or change your phone number.