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Ballard West Elementary

Preschool Registration

Ballard Community School DIstrict
Preschool Program Information

3 Year Old Preschool

Ballard West offers a 3-year-old preschool program.  To be eligible for 3 year old preschool, a student’s birth date must fall between 9/16/17 – 9/15/18. Registration procedures are the same as the 4-year-old program. This program requires a monthly fee.


4 Year Old Preschool

Ballard Schools, along with several community partners, participate in the Statewide Voluntary 4-year-old Preschool Program through the Department of Education.  To be eligible for 4 year old preschool, a student’s birth date must fall between 9/16/16 – 9/15/17 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This program is FREE to all families. If you are interested in your child attending any of the following preschool programs, please follow the steps below for registration.


Participating Four Year Old Programs

Ballard West Preschool: 515-228-3890
Ms. Hollie’s Preschool: 515-291-5604
Miss Wendy’s Preschool: 515-597-3478
Lily Pad Learning Center: 515-597-5437
Whistle Stop Academy: 515-597-3637



  1. Call your program of choice directly to be added to a roster. *You must get confirmation from the preschool program that you are on their roster before moving to Step 2.

  2.  Register online for preschool at the Ballard Community Schools website. Regardless of your child’s attendance center, you MUST register online.

  3. Submit paper forms listed below as directed.

Online Registration Application


Required documents for preschool students

Immunization Certificate

Medical Examination Form

Vision Screening

Home Language Survey


You may submit the required paper documents in one of the following ways:

1. To the Registrar at the District Office, 509 N Main Ave, Huxley, IA 50124

2. Via mail: Ballard Community Schools Attn: Registrar, 509 N Main Ave,  Huxley, IA 50124

3. Via email:


More Information

Contact District Registrar,  Amber Jungst with any questions or concerns about the enrollment process.


Phone: (515) 597-2811 ext. 1002.