May 18, 2022

Newton Community Preschool applications for the 2022-23 school year available

Applications are now available for the 2022-23 Newton Community Preschool school year from the Newton Administration office, Thomas Jefferson Elementary, Newton YMCA or at

Newton Community Preschool provides a 4-year-old program for students who turn 4 on or before Sept. 15, 2022. There is no monthly tuition fee for this program as it is funded by the State of Iowa.

To enroll, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Complete the application. Preference for AM or PM will be given on a first-come, first-served basis.

Step 2: Bring, email or mail the following to Newton Administration by April 1:

• the 2022-23 Application

• a current immunization record

• a copy of your child’s birth certificate

• documentation of health insurance for your child

• Proof of residency (driver’s license or utility bill with current address) Newton Administration office is located at 1302 First Ave. W., or you can email the forms to

Step 3: After a complete application packet is received, school officials will notify you by email within two weeks when you are accepted into the program. When you are accepted into the program, there will be additional online registration to complete prior to your child starting school.

Applications will not be considered complete unless all five of the documents listed in Step 2 are received. Applications will NOT be accepted at any elementary in the district.

If you have any questions, contact Melinda Robertson at 641-792-5809 or