Ames Community Preschool Center (ACPC)

August 26, 2018 Fall Schedule Starts Tomorrow!:

Main Center parents, please note that updated breakfast and lunch times start tomorrow, August 27th.

Breakfast (all classrooms):  8:00 AM, last call at 8:20am

North Pod Lunch (Caterpillars, Fireflies, Ladybugs): 11:15 AM

South Pod Lunch (Bumblebees, Dragonflies, Butterflies, Grasshoppers): 11:45 AM


Tomorrow is also the first day our Brightwheel system goes online!  If you have done so yet, check your email for a link to activate your parent account.  Please remember to sign your child in on the app tomorrow morning using either the classroom iPad, or your personal device.

Lastly, new emails are active starting tomorrow.  Please ensure any emails are going to the updated address.

Thank you, and happy transition week!


Welcome to the
Ames Community Preschool Center (ACPC)

Highest Quality Child Care
for Over 45 Years

ACPC has been serving central Iowa and Ames for over 45 years while providing the highest quality child care available. Over the years we've expanded to provide a variety of social and educational experiences for children ages 18 months through 12 years within an atmosphere of warmth and support.

Ready Set Grow: The ACPC Story

Ames Community Preschool Center (ACPC) has been an important part of the childcare community since 1968.  The video shows our former home and talks about how we grew and realized our dreams of a site of our own.