Preschool Registration for the 2024-2025 School Year at the Muskie Early Learning Center!

Muskie M LOGO Purple Gold Muskie Early Learning Center
Screenshot 2024 01 04 at 10.16.22 AM

Preschool registration opens on January 15, 2024, for the 2024-2025 school year. The Muskie Early Learning Center (MELC) will host in-person registration from 8 am-4 pm on January 15th, along with online registration. At the Muskie Early Learning Center, their team builds positive connections with students and families to promote success for all!

Please click here to view the 2024-2025 MCSD Preschool Registration Procedures

PLEASE READ: Required information to register your student!

MELC infographic stressing the importance of having your student's birth certificate for registration.

MCSD Preschool Registration FAQ’s

MCSD Preschool Registration 2024-2025 Online Links

2024-2025 Preschool Important Dates

January– Registration opens in-person and online on Monday, January 15, 2024 at 8:00 am.
April- Placement decisions will be made.  The 4-year-old and Dual Language Immersion Program lottery will be held. Families will be notified the first part of March on placements in both 3- and 4-year-old programs (including the Dual Language Immersion Program).
August- Home Visits provide families a time to meet their child’s teacher in the comfort of their own home or another preferred location.  This gives your child’s teacher an opportunity to get to know your child, share information about the preschool day, and learn about your goals for the school year. More information about these meetings and scheduling will be available from your child’s teacher in August. 

MCSD Dual-Language Immersion Program

The Muscatine Community School District proudly offers our families the Dual-Language Immersion Program (DLIP)! This option includes Bilingual learning from 4-year-old preschool through 1st grade. 2nd grade will be added for the 2024-2025 school year! The preschool DLIP program is located at the Muskie Early Learning Center, with 1st & 2nd grade housed at Franklin Elementary School.

Use the links below to complete the Dual-Language Immersion Program Interest Forms.

Muskie Early Learning Center Preschool Registration 2024-2025 featuring Jill Owens