Story County Child Care Centers

Story County childcare centers come in sizes, costs, and programs to fit all budgets and preferences. We know that parents are busy but that selecting the right daycare center or preschool is crucial. So we’ve gathered basic information for 41 child care centers in Story County into a single location so that you are only a click away from basic information such as address, size, and licensing information that can help you refine your search. You can narrow down your search even further by selecting a zip code or a city from the list below. Need more assistance? Simply contact the child care referral agency or the licensing agency listed on the right!

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Top Childcare Centers in Story County

Childserve Child Care - Ames

Childserve Child Care - Ames

Ames, IA 50010 | (515) 232-7220

ChildServe Childcare Centers in Ames and Johnston are dedicated to partnering with families with children of all abilities to promote learning through developmentally appropriate activities in a quality, inclusive environment. Our mission is achieved through a ...

Lil' Cubs

Lil' Cubs

Nevada, IA 50201 | (515) 382-3333

Lil' Cubs Preschool is licensed by the State of Iowa's Department of Human Resources and is governed by an owner who also acts as the Director. Each preschool class will be taught by a degreed person and kept small in size for individual attention.

Lilypad Learning Center

Lilypad Learning Center

Huxley, IA 50124 | (515) 597-5437

At LilyPad Learning Center, we believe in the value and uniqueness of each child we serve. Our childcare experience is designed to promote each child's own individual social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development.

LilyPad Learning Center on Main

LilyPad Learning Center on Main

Huxley, IA 50124 | (515) 597-3100

The programs at LilyPad Learning Center develop the whole child. We believe that children are capable, active learners, constructing their knowledge through exploration, investigation, story and play. Our safe, age-specific classrooms allow them to do this under ...

ACPC-Sawyer

ACPC-Sawyer

Ames, IA 50010 | (515) 460-1228

ACPC has been serving central Iowa and Ames for over 45 years while providing the highest quality child care available. Over the years we've expanded to provide a variety of social and educational experiences for children ages 18 months through 12 years within ...

Ames Christian School

Ames Christian School

Ames, IA 50010 | (515) 233-0772

Ames Christian School (ACS) is a member of the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI). The elementary school offers an academic program including Art, Music, Computer Lab Instruction, and Physical Education for grade EK-6. The Early Childhood Program ...

ISU Child Development Lab School

ISU Child Development Lab School

Ames, IA 50011 | (515) 294-3040

The Child Development Laboratory School is located in the Palmer HDFS builfing, on Osborn Drive, Iowa Stae University Campus. The facility includes four classrooms, the Children's Library, administrative offices, research rooms, laundry, and kitchen. The programs ...

Miss Wendy's Preschool

Miss Wendy's Preschool

Huxley, IA 50124 | (515) 597-3478

Miss Wendy’s Preschool was established in 1980 by Wendy Larkin Dubberke. She has owned and operated the preschool for over 30 years.

Nevada Community Resource Center

Nevada Community Resource Center

Nevada, IA 50201 | (515) 382-1600

The Nevada Community School District is a learning community where all teachers, staff, students and parents collaborate in the learning process to ensure success for all students. •We will insure that continuous improvement and excellence are the foundation ...

University Community Childcare Inc

University Community Childcare Inc

Ames, IA 50010 | (515) 294-9838

University Community Childcare (UCC) provides childcare services for infant, toddler/2’s, preschool and school age children. Care for mildly ill children is provided in the Comfort Zone program. Since our company opened its doors in 1971, we’ve treated every ...

Vet Med Child Care Center

Vet Med Child Care Center

Ames, IA 50010 | (515) 294-2273

Iowa State University Child Care Center at Veterinary Medicine Welcome to ISU Child Care at Vet Med! Our center opened in August 1997. Iowa State University created our center as a progressive and flexible benefit for students and University employees. We have ...

ACPC-Edwards

ACPC-Edwards

Ames, IA 50014 | (515) 233-2901

ACPC provides childcare services for children 18 months to 12 years. Children participate in planned activities geared toward their developmental levels. Full day childcare is available for children up to kindergarten. Before and after school care is provided at ...

ACPC-Fellows

ACPC-Fellows

Ames, IA 50010 | (515) 233-2901

ACPC provides childcare services for children 18 months to 12 years. Children participate in planned activities geared toward their developmental levels. Full day childcare is available for children up to kindergarten. Before and after school care is provided at ...

ACPC-Main Center

ACPC-Main Center

Ames, IA 50010 | (515) 233-2901

ACPC provides childcare services for children 18 months to 12 years. Children participate in planned activities geared toward their developmental levels. Full day childcare is available for children up to kindergarten. Before and after school care is provided at ...

ACPC-Meeker

ACPC-Meeker

Ames, IA 50010 | (515) 460-0700

ACPC provides childcare services for children 18 months to 12 years. Children participate in planned activities geared toward their developmental levels. Full day childcare is available for children up to kindergarten. Before and after school care is provided at ...

Story County Childcare Referral Agencies:

Child Care Resource & Referral of Central Iowa

808 5th Ave
Des Moines IA 50309

Call (515) 246-3563 or Toll Free (800) 722-7619 (For In-State Use Only)
Email: ccrrinfo@orchardplace.org
For more information, visit http://iowaccrr.org/

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://dhs.iowa.gov/licensure-and-registration
Note: will refer to local licensing contacts