For Parents

Why choose us?


Bi-lingual Education

Your child will be introduced to Spanish and English at a time critical in developing advanced language skills in their lives.


Culturally Affirming

We are a premier Latino educational facility that specializes in teaching and providing experiences that embrace Hispanic cultures.


Located in Des Moines

We are conveniently located at 828 Scott Ave, just 5-10 minutes from downtown Des Moines, Iowa. Open for care from 6:30 am – 5:30 pm.

Why choose us?

Our education program features components you won’t see anywhere else, including:

  • Bilingual teachers with education degrees.
  • Parent/teacher conferences held twice a year.
  • Incorporate the Spanish language and culture into our program.
  • Affordable tuition rates.
  • A convenient downtown location.

Our rates

Baby Pandas/Pandas

$ 230.00 per week
  • 6-weeks - 24 months old
  • CDA Credentials
  • Early Head Start Partnership


$ 194.00 per week
  • Two-year-olds
  • More individual attention
  • No recesses with the “big kids”
  • We help you potty train!


$ 187.00 per week
  • Three-year-olds
  • Teaching skills through play
  • Access to computers for learning
  • Children build their self-confidence


$ 182.00 per week
  • Four-year-olds
  • State Licensed Teacher (Bears)*
  • CDA Credential Teacher (Zebras)
  • Book Buddies Reading Program

Summer Program

$ 150.00 per week
  • Ages 5-12
  • Hours of operation 6:30 am – 5:30 pm, Monday – Friday Open year-round**
  • Parent-Teacher conferences 2 times per year
  • Breakfast, lunch & afternoon snack provided
  • Free Vision & Dental screenings
  • Access to consultations & evaluations for speech & occupational therapy (Children’s Therapy Services)
  • Access to consultations & evaluations for developmental delays or behavior challenges (Child Learning Center-Orchard Place)
  • We encourage you to get your child on the waiting list ($10 non-refundable fee)
  • Teachers with BA degrees in Early Childhood, Elementary Education or Child Development Associate
  • Curriculum & assessment: Teaching Strategies Creative Curriculum, CC Gold Assessment and ASQ
  • *Child must be age 4 on or before September 15th and family must reside in DMPS district for the Pre-K Classroom (Bears)**Closed major holidays plus 2 teacher training days.

Tuition rates may increase by as much as 5% per year effective every July.