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All Linn-Mar schools are closed through April 12, 2020.

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2020-2021 Registration Information

Little Lions Preschool Registration Information

Linn-Mar’s Little Lions Preschool will hold their preschool registration on Wednesday, February 19th at noon for the 2020-2021 school year. Registration will be held online, computers will be available at the LRC building at 2999 North 10th Street in Marion for those needing assistance for registering their child(ren). Registration will consist of demographic information, child’s date of birth, session and location preference.  In order to enroll in Little Lions Preschool students need to be four on or before September 15, 2020.

Once registration is submitted, it is time-stamped to the exact second, for example; one family could submit their registration at 12:04:36 and another at 12:04:37 and so forth. Priority enrollment will be given to families that live in the Linn-Mar School District. 20% of the enrollment placements will be reserved for families that qualify as low-income for preschool openings. Preschool locations for the 2020-2021 school year will be at Bowman Woods, Echo Hill, Linn Grove, and Wilkins.

Morning Session at all buildings will be 8:30-11:15.

Afternoon Session at all buildings will be 12:15-3:00.

Click Here:  2020-2021 Preschool Registration Link – This link is live!


Letters of preschool placements will be emailed by April 1, 2020, notifying families of placement in preschool. The following forms are required for admission into the Little Lions Preschool program and can be mailed, faxed, or dropped off to the LRC.  Please make sure the cover page states “Attention Leisa Breitfelder” and each page is labeled with your child’s name and birthdate.  *Due to recommendations from Governor on school closures, we will not be accepting walk-in paperwork at the LRC.  Please scan and email, fax or mail your forms.  Thank you!

  • Proof of child’s date of birth (birth certificate, official medical records, etc.)
  • Copy of immunization records
  • Proof of Residency
  • Enrollment Form

For more information about the Early Childhood enrollment process, contact Dianne Van Praag, (319) 447-3015.

LRC Mailing Address

Learning Resource Center
Attn: Leisa Breitfelder
2999 N 10th Street – Room 204
Marion, IA 52302

LRC Fax Number

Fax Number: 319-377-9252

Helpful Forms

Early Childhood Student Supply List 19-20

Early Childhood Handbook 19-20
Obtain Birth Certificate Form

Community Preschools

The district partners with two preschool programs within our community, Hand in Hand Preschool and Collins Aerospace Day Academy. Both Hand in Hand Preschool and Collins Aerospace Day Academy follow the Iowa Quality Preschool Program Standards. If you would prefer to have your child attend one of the community preschool locations, please contact them directly at:

Hand in Hand
Phone: (319) 377-5686

Collins Aerospace Day Academy
Phone: (319) 295-4440

Community preschool programs hold their own registration and have their own procedures for registration. Contact the individual preschool for questions or more information.