Calico Kids Preschool:
Where learning is an adventure!
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Registration Information

Admissions and Registration

Calico Kids Preschool is open to children who are 3 years of age by September 15th through 5 years of age, regardless of race, creed, nationality, or denomination. In order to be eligible for the Preschool Initiatve Program, children must be 4 years of age by September 15th.

We recommend that children be potty-trained although we acknowledge that accidents do occur. 

Enrollment is limited to licensing numbers for each session.

School Hours

Calico Kids Preschool offers half day program classes, September through May. The morning class is 8:45 am - 11:30 am and the afternoon class is 12:15 pm - 3:00 pm.  There is no school on Fridays.  We follow the school district for many of their closings.  A yearly calendar is provided to parents outlining the holidays and breaks for the year.

Class sessions

Morning Class Session:  8:45-11:30 am
Afternoon Class Session:  12:15-3:00 pm

3 year olds: Monday/Wednesday, Tuesday/Thursday, or Monday-Thursday.

4-5 year olds: Monday-Thursday.


A non-refundable registration fee of $20 is required to complete registration.
Tuition is an annual fee based on the 9-month school year, September to May.  Fees are divided into 9 equal payments due on the 1st of each month. 

The 9 month school year tuition is:
2 day three-year-old  session is $70/month
4 day three-year-old session is $140/month 
4 day four-year-old Preschool Initiative Class is

Spots are limited!!  

A limited number of SHIP scholarships are available to those who pay tuition. They are based on income and given out on a first come basis.  You can apply for a SHIP scholarship by filling out an application and turning it into the preschool. Applications can be obtained at the preschool.

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Calico Kids Preschool
1407 West 18th Street
Sioux City, Iowa 51103

(712) 255-7441
Pre-Registration Form

Completing this form reserves a spot for your child in our program if an opening is available and is completed upon payment of a $20.00 non-refundable registration fee.  We must receive this payment before we can hold a spot for your child.  This payment can be dropped off or mailed to Calico Kids Preschool.  You can also pick up a pre-registration form at the Preschool or print one out below and send it with your payment.

Child's Name: *
Child's Date of Birth: *
Child's Age: *      
Parents Names: *
Address Street 1: *
Address Street 2:
City: *
Zip Code: * (5 digits)
State: *
Phone: *
First class choice
Second Class choice:

Enrollment Packet
Upon returning the pre-registration form and your child being accepted into the preschool program, you will need to complete an enrollment packet. You can get this from the preschool.  This packet will need to be turned in on or before the first day of school.  Your child will also need to have a physical, lead test, dental screening, and provide a copy of their immunization records on or before the first day of school.  Parents of children in the Preschool Initiative Program will also need to turn in a yellow card, a copy of the child's birth certificate, and a home language survey, all of which will be given to you with the enrollment packet.