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Northwood Preschool Center

  • Address 3012 Duff Ave.
    Ames, Iowa 50010
  • Phone 515-268-2470
  • Principal Mary Morton
  • Hours Preschool: M, T, Th, F - 8:15 am-11:15 am (AM Class) or 12:15 pm-3:15 pm (PM Class), W - No School
    Early Kindergarten: M, T, Th, F - 8:15-11:15 (AM Class) or 12:15-3:15 (PM Class), W - No School


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2022-2023 Academic Calendar At-A-Glance Is Available

The 2022-23 academic school year calendar is available to view or print.

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Report an Absence

Parents may report an absence by using their Infinite Campus Parent Portal or by calling the school directly.

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Openings for 4-Year-Old Preschool

We have afternoon openings for 4-Year-Old Preschool. If you are interested or need more information, please contact us.

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Oct 6

EK to McFarland

Oct 6

EK to McFarland

Oct 10

Northwood: Classes As Normal

Oct 28

No Classes (PK-12), Conference Prep Day

School News

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Welcome Back From Dr. Lawson
August 24, 2022

Welcome Back From Dr. Lawson

It brings me great joy to welcome all of our Ames Community School District students and families to the 2022-23 school year!  The opening of…

Mary Morton named as new Principal at Northwood Preschool Center
June 22, 2022

Mary Morton named as new Principal at Northwood Preschool Center

The Ames Community School District is excited to announce Mary Morton as the new Principal of Northwood Preschool Center. She is currently the Assistant Principal…


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Points of Pride


educational assistants work at Northwood.