Iowa Child Care Centers

With 1,579 preschools and child development centers operating in the state of Iowa, the right daycare option is waiting for you. Whether you prefer a larger preschool with an innovative early childhood curriculum or the cozy personalization of smaller daycare centers, there are Iowa childcare centers to fit every preference and budget. Check out the Quick Search box on the right hand side of the page in order to search for childcare providers by zip code or city/state. You can also click on your county and follow the links. You will be able to access information about scores of different childcare providers in your area, complete with reviews, business hours, a street view map, the age ranges the childcare providers service, the size of the service, and where the provider is located.

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The Goddard School

The Goddard School

Waukee, IA 50263 | (515) 297-6555

The Goddard School uses the most current, academically endorsed methods to ensure that children have fun while learning the skills they need for long-term success in school and in life. Our talented teachers also collaborate with parents to nurture children into respectful, confident and joyful learners.

Iowa Child Care Licensing Agency

Iowa Department of Human Services
Division of Adult and Children Family Services
Bureau of Child Care and Community Services
Hoover Bldg., 5th Floor
1305 E. Walnut Street
Des Moines, IA 50319-0114
Phone: 515-281-0429
Web Site: http://www.dhs.iowa.gov/Consumers/Child_Care/ ChildCareMenu.html
Note: will refer to local licensing contacts

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