Des Moines Public Schools is home to four Early Learning Centers that provide several preschool options:
- McKee Education Center 2116 East 39th Court, 50317
- Mitchell Early Learning Center 111 Porter Avenue, 50315
- Jesse Franklin Taylor Education Center 1801 16th Street, 50314
- Woodlawn Education Center 4000 Lower Beaver Road, 50310
In addition, Early Childhood classrooms are located in several neighborhood elementary schools including:
- Capitol View 320 East 16th Street, 50316
- Carver 705 East University, 50316
- Greenwood 316 37th Street, 50312
- Jackson 3825 Indianola Avenue, 50320
- McKinley 1610 SE 6th Street, 50315
- Moulton 1541 8th Street, 50314
- Walnut Street 901 Walnut Street, 50309
- Cowles Montessori 6401 College Avenue, 50324– Please call Cowles at 515-242-7371 for more information about how to apply.
Des Moines Public Schools works with several Community Partners to provide additional preschool locations.