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Little Lambs Preschool

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We love Mount Olive Lutheran School because of its Christ centered education and small community feel!

The teachers and staff have helped them thrive as unique individuals academically and spiritually.

Mount Olive prepared me academically and socially for the transition from grade school to high school, college, and ultimately the workforce.

I developed life-long friendships that I still treasure to this day. Because of my experiences and the benefits from Mount Olive, my husband and I decided to give our children this same great education.

 A loving, Christian environment designed for little learners.


Mount Olive Lutheran Preschool has a 4 star rating through the Quality Rating System from the Department of Human Services.



Our Mission

To provide a Christ-centered program for your children, that they may learn:

  • Everyone is special.
  • Everyone is loved by God.
  • God made the world.
  • God is loving and forgiving.
  • We talk to God when we pray.
  • The Bible is God’s Word.
  • God hears our prayers.
  • Jesus is our Savior.
Mt. Olive Lutheran Preschool is licensed for 40 children by the Department of Human Services, the State of Iowa, and is National Lutheran School Accredited. Lead teacher is licensed with the State of Iowa and is QPPS Trained.
Mount Olive Lutheran Preschool was established in 1968.



3-year olds Preschool

  • Three mornings per week:
    • Monday, Wednesday, & Friday
  • 8:15 to 11:15 a.m. (arrival 8-8:15)
  • Class size—16 children with two teachers
  • $185.00 due the first of each month

4-year olds Preschool

  • Five mornings per week
  • 8:15 to 11:15 a.m. (arrival 8:00-8:15am)
  • Class size—20 children with two teachers
  • $295.00 due the first of each month

Optional Full-day offered to 4 & 5 year olds with Pre Kindergarten Class

  • Five days per week
  • 8:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (arrival 8:00-8:15)
  • Class size—20 children with two teachers
  • School lunch available
  • Before and Aftercare Available for Full-day students from 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • $495.00 due the first of each month

Curriculum & Activities

  • Bible stories, finger plays, prayers, songs, and Chapel Services
  • Experiences in Physical Well-Being and Motor Development; Approaches to Learning; Social and Emotional Development; Communication, Language, and Literacy; Mathematics and Science; and Creative Arts
  • Handwriting Without Tears
  • 2,200 book Children’s Library
  • Sharing Library Bags, Spirit Bags, and Take-Home Back Packs
  • Family Involvement and Projects
  • Special Days
  • Field Trips
  • Service Projects



Enrollment Requirements

  • Registration form received
  • $50.00 non-refundable, Enrollment Fee received


Entrance Requirements

  • 3’s must be three by Sept. 15
  • 4’s must be four by Sept. 15
  • All forms must be completed and returned by the first day of school.


Now Accepting Child Care Assistance!

Mount Olive Lutheran Preschool is licensed by DHS and is now enrolling students that receive Child Care Assistance.  The CCA program supports low income families with parents, who are looking for work, employed or attending school.  For more information or questions you can contact Child Care Assistance at your local Department of Human Services (DHS) office or go to


Little Lambs Preschool admits students of any race, color, handicap, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally made available or accorded to all students at the school.