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Preschool Registration

Ballard Community School DIstrict
Preschool Program Information

Interested in preschool for the 2023-2024 Academic year? Please fill out the form below. Please note, this is an interest only form so that we can contact you in the Spring 2023, it does not guarantee placement.  You will still need to reach out to the preschool partner listed below to be placed on their rosters.

2023-2024 Preschool Interest Form


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 9/16/18 – 9/15/19. 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 9/16/17 – 9/15/18 for the 2022-2023 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. Registration for the 2022-2023 academic year will be available beginning Monday, January 17th. Please make sure you select the correct academic year for your online application.

  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

Ballard Preschool Handbook

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


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