3 Year Old Program - Application

  • Students must be 3 on or before September 15, 2019
  • Limited spots:  (Approximately 20), which will be awarded via a lottery system
  • Lottery system:  All applications received by 3:30 PM on Friday, April 12, 2019 will be given a number.  We will then draw 20 numbers from a hat to determine who gets the 3 year old spots.  
  • This program has a monthly tuition fee of $25.00
  • 3 year old program members will be notified by email by April 26, 2019
  • School fees will be determined prior to July 1, 2019.  These will be communicated with you prior to the start of the school year, and payable prior to the start of the school year.  This fee applies to ALL students enrolled in the Newton Community Preschool.
  • If your child is accepted into the 3 year old program, you will be emailed a link to complete the (online) registration process.


4 Year Old Program - Application

  • Students must be 4 on or before September 15, 2019
  • Eligibility is based on income
  • There is no monthly tuition fee for this program, as it is funded by the State of Iowa
  • The back of the application needs to be completed, or the application will not be considered
  • If you have any questions, please fill out an application to see if you will qualify
  • You will be notified by email within 2 weeks of receiving materials
  • School fees will be determined prior to July 1, 2019.  These will be communicated with you prior to the start of the school year, and payable prior to the start of the school year.  This fee applies to ALL students enrolled in the Newton Community Preschool.
  • If your child is accepted into the 4 year old program, you will be emailed a link to complete the (online) registration process.


Please complete & return a preschool application packet to Melinda Worthington by one of the following options beginning at 8:30 AM on March 26, 2019:

MAIL:  EJH Beard Administration Center, 1302 1st Avenue West, Newton, Iowa  50208

DROP OFF:  EJH Beard Administration Center, 1302 1st Avenue West, Newton

IMPORTANT NOTE:  A completed application includes:

  • the 2019-2020 application
  • a current immunization record
  • a copy of your child's birth certificate
  • documentation of health insurance for your child

Applications will not be considered complete unless all 4 of the documents listed above are received.


If you have any questions, please contact Melinda Worthington, Central Registrar, at 641.792.5809 or worthingtonm@newtoncsd.org