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Joyful, Active Learning for Children 

At Hope West Des Moines Preschool children are engaged in active, joyful learning surrounded by loving teachers and friends. It’s a Christian atmosphere of warmth, understanding and caring – a place for your child to be seen as the special person God so lovingly created. It’s a place where learning is fun and meaningful. 



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2024-25 Preschool Registration is OPEN!

Online registration for the 2024-25 school year is OPEN for Hope members* as of Saturday, Jan. 6, at 9:00 am. Registration is also open to the public as of Tuesday, Jan. 16, at 9:00 am. Registrations will be filled on a first come, first served basis.

If your preferred class is full, please fill out this form to be added to the waitlist.

*A member is someone who has attended Hope’s membership class.

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Mondays – Thursdays, June 3-13
9:00-11:30 am

Preschool Summer Camp

Hope West Des Moines Preschool offers two weeks of themed summer camps for children ages 3-5! Families can sign up for one or both weeks. Children must be potty-trained (no pull-ups, please).

June 3-6: Animals in God’s Kingdom
Lions, tigers, and bears – oh my! This week is all about animals, including those on safari, at the barnyard and at the zoo.

June 10-13: Out of This World
Blast your camper into orbit with activities that will send them over the moon. We’ll turn up the curiosity as we look for new discoveries and unlock our imaginations through science experiments, art and creative play.

Cost: $110/week

Preschool Summer Camps
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Weekly Class Schedule

Preschool for 3-year-olds meets two days per week, either Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays either in the morning or afternoon. Preschool for Pre K meets Mondays – Thursdays either in the morning or afternoon. Transitional Kindergarten for children age 5 runs Mondays – Thursdays from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm.

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Learning Is Fun!

We know that learning is everywhere: in the flicker of a firefly, in the creeping of a quiet spider, in the warmth of a hug. God has blessed children with the joyous gift of learning, and we celebrate that gift at Hope West Des Moines Preschool!

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Mark Your Calendars

Hope’s preschool program runs from the first day after Labor Day through mid-May. You won’t want to miss all the special events like the open house, holiday parties, firefighter visits, picture day and so much more! Each classroom also has a schedule of daily activities that will be provided by the teachers. 

Important Health Forms

Please print these forms once your child is registered and have your doctor’s office complete before preschool begins: 

Immunization Record 

Physical Examination Form 

Get to Know Our Team

Our goal is to provide a Christian atmosphere of warmth, understanding and caring – a place for your child to be that special, unique person that God so lovingly created, and a place where learning is fun as well as meaningful. A place where children can learn how to make a friend, and how to be one! 

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Jody Hufford

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Stephanie Mason