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Free Half-Day Preschool

Preschool online registration for 2023-2024  is now open and runs through February 28th, 2023.
If you do not have access to a computer, computers are available at the LRC building
located at 2999 North 10th Street Marion, IA.


Linn-Mar’s preschool enrollment process is changing from first come first serve
(timestamp) to a lottery-based system to be more equitable for all families.
For the past several years, Linn-Mar preschool was full within the first 10 minutes of
registration. Switching to a lottery-based system makes the process more accessible for
all families in our community. All efforts will be made to enroll students who complete
preschool registration, however, this may not be possible given the volume of interest in
our preschool. Priority enrollment will be given to families that live in the Linn-Mar School
District and have submitted all required documents.

The lottery is a computer-generated, randomized selection process to accept students
who apply to preschool and have turned in all the required documents. Families will be
notified of lottery results via email beginning March 1st, 2023, and will have 48 hours to
confirm and accept their child’s placement. If enrollment is declined, or confirmation is
not received, students on the waitlist will be notified of an opening.
Students must be 4 years old on or before September 15th, 2023 to participate in Little Lions Preschool.

Please note: Anyone living in Linn County is eligible to enroll.

For more information, please refer to our Preschool Recruitment Flyer

To sign up for Free Half-Day Preschool