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.
May 1: No School for Staff Professional Development
May 16: Kindergarten Tree Planting; 10:30 a.m.; FDMS South Lawn
May 17: Preschool Graduation; PS1 8:30 a.m.; PS2 10:15 a.m.; TK 1:20 p.m.
May 18: Kindergarten Concerts; K2 8:30 a.m.; K1 10:15 a.m.; K3 1:20 p.m.
May 19: Last Day of Preschool
May 19: ECC Field Day
May 26: Last Day of School for TK and Kindergarten; 1:10 p.m. Dismissal