Early Childhood Center
Principal: Carmen Banwart
Assistant Principal: Jeri Ayala Thompson
Address: 104 South 17th St., Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Office Hours: 7:45 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Preschool Hours: 8 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.
TK/Kindergarten Hours: 8 a.m. - 3:10 p.m.
The Fort Dodge Early Childhood Center serves approximately 450 students in preschool, transitional kindergarten (TK) and kindergarten. Our goal is to provide a safe, fun and stimulating environment where all kids can learn and excel. In addition to academics, we stress the importance of character development.
February 3: No School for Preschool Only
February 6: No School for Staff Professional Development
February 8: 100th Day of School Celebration
February 20: School in Session as Snow Make Up Day
February 21: School Safety Session for Families; 5:30 pm; FDMS Auditorium