We have two different facilities on different sides of Cedar Rapids to accommodate families throughout Cedar Rapids and the surrounding areas. Lovely Lane Preschool is at Lovely Lane United Methodist Church, 2424 42nd St NE and Trinity Lane Preschool is located at Trinity United Methodist Church, 400 3rd Ave. SW.
Our preschools are state-licensed, non-profit programs administered by a director and volunteer advisory board. We provide safe a safe and nurturing environment for children two through four years old.
- Our preschools provide a Christian-based learning environment for children ages 2-4 years.
- We hire staff that love to interact with children. All staff members meet all of the requirements laid out by the Department of Human Services.
- Each classroom has a teacher and a teacher associate.
- Our curriculum is based on the Creative Curriculum early childhood education system.
- Our teachers prepare children for kindergarten by teaching them the importance of following directions, social interaction, and exploratory play. Instruction is individualized to meet the needs and interests of students whenever possible.
- In addition to a director who is in charge of the entire program, we also have a site-director who handles all the responsibilities at Trinity Lane.
2 year olds: Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. ($145/month)*
3 year olds: Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. ($125/month)*
3 year olds: Monday-Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. ($250/month)*
*A sliding scale for tuition is available for families with qualifying income.
4 year olds: Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. & 12:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. (free)**
**The 4 year old classrooms at Trinity Lane and Lovely Lane are part of the Voluntary Preschool program through the Cedar Rapids Community School District. Because of this, we are able to provide free preschool for these classes.
Registration for the 2017-2018 school year begins on February 6th for current students and will open to the public on February 20th! Please find the registration form below!
*The fill-in registration form can be filled out on the computer then printed out. The print out registration form you print and fill out with pen.*
Ready to start on your Back-to-School shopping??
Check out the links below to find your student’s school supply list!
Please call Mrs. Barnes, the Lovely Lane Preschool director, at 393-8189 if you have any questions.Download the Preschool DHS Forms