Tiger Cubs Preschool Overview

  • Tiger Cubs is the West Des Moines Community Schools (WDMCS) preschool program, funded through Statewide Voluntary Preschool, with no cost to families. Tiger Cubs provides opportunities for children to develop important learning skills. Tiger Cubs Preschool offers 4-year-old programs at several WDMCS locations. Tiger Cubs preschool includes special education students ages 3-5.

    Tiger Cubs Preschool meets on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at each school and is a half-day preschool program.

    • Morning Preschool—9:05-11:50 a.m. (Crestview School of Inquiry—8:20-11:05 a.m.)
    • Afternoon Preschool—1:10-3:55 p.m. (Crestview School of Inquiry—12:25-3:10 p.m.) 

Admission and Enrollment

  • Admission

    • Children must be 4 years of age on or before Sept. 15 for the 4-year-old classes.
    • Preschool is half a day, four days per week. (See all times below.)
    • Parents must complete all enrollment forms.
    • Completing online enrollment does not guarantee your child a spot at a Tiger Cubs Preschool.
    • Parents are responsible for transportation and attendance of their child.

    2021-22 Enrollment

    If you have or know a child who is ready for preschool in the fall, preschool enrollment for 2021-22 is now open.

    Tiger Cubs Enrollment

    • If you need assistance to complete Tiger Enrollment, contact Kristin Rourk at 515-633-5071 or rourkk@wdmcs.org to schedule an online enrollment support phone call.
    • Our Bilingual Family Liaison team will directly contact families to provide language and interpretation support.

    Tiger Cubs Preschool Resources

Preschool Directory

School Directory
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  • PK + Administrative Offices
  • PK-6

Clive Learning Academy

PK-6
515-633-5800
1600 73rd St.
Windsor Heights, IA 50324

Crestview School of Inquiry

PK-6
515-633-5700
8355 Franklin Ave.
Clive, IA 50325

Fairmeadows Elementary

PK-6
515-633-6500
807 23rd St.
West Des Moines, IA 50265

Hillside Elementary

PK-6
515-633-6200
713 Eighth St.
West Des Moines, IA 50265

Jordan Creek Elementary

PK-6
515-633-5200
4105 Fuller Road
West Des Moines, IA 50265

Learning Resource Center

PK + Administrative Offices
515-633-5000
3550 Mills Civic Parkway
West Des Moines, IA 50265

Western Hills Elementary

PK-6
515-633-5900
600 39th St.
West Des Moines, IA 50265

Westridge Elementary

PK-6
515-633-5400
550 E.P. True Parkway
West Des Moines, IA 50266
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  • Contact Us

    Kristin Rourk
    Preschool Programs Administrator
    Learning Resource Center
    3550 Mills Civic Parkway
    West Des Moines, IA 50265
    515-633-5071

     

Last Modified on March 24, 2021