Enroll Today for the 2019-20 Four-year-old Preschool


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Formative Years Growing and Learning Center, in partnership with Ames Community School's Nothwood Preschool Center provides a FREE preschool class. This class is offered Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, from 8:30am- 11:30am.  


Year Round, All Day Care

Formative Years Growing and Learning Center provides wrap around care from 6:30am-8:30am and 11:30am-6:00pm on days when preschool is in session and all day on Wednesday. Meals and snacks are provided. We also include no school days and snow days!

The Learners: SVPP Four Year old Preschool

Statewide Voluntary Preschool Program

Our four year old preschool program is a partner of the Ames Public School District. The students that go through the program will be vigorously tested to ensure that they meet the statewide Kindergarten readiness standards.

Gold Teaching Standards

Our Teachers are certified teachers that have all the newest trainings and teaching techniques. We incorporate a STEAM focus in the day to day curriculum. 

Total Kindergarten Readiness

Parents rave that their students are completely prepared for the very first day of kindergarten. The students see success from the start because of the foundation they receive at Formative Years Growing & Learning Center.


Full Time Preschool 

Weekly- $250

Monthly - $905

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Preschool Registration Documents

Please download and complete the registration forms. Return the registration forms with the following:

  • Students original birth certificate.
  • The most recent physical exam.
  • Up to date immunization record.