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Latest News
Fall Registration  [12/12/2014]
We will be accepting registrations from current preschool families and members of Resurrection Lutheran beginning January 5th. Registration will open to the public on Tuesday, January 13 beginning at 6:30. You may download "registration forms" by clicking on the "Forms" link to the left. Bring the three sheets along with a $50 check to registration night. New families may make arrangements to visit preschool or may tour the preschool the night of Registration.
Our Mission
To provide experiences to children that are meaningful and will nurture their unique and individual development through a variety of learning center and activities.
Our Vision
To be known as setting the standard for excellence in early childhood eduction in our community.
Our Philosophy
At Discovery World Preschool, we believe that each child is unique and special. Every child learns in a different way and at their own speed and direction. We provide opportunities for each child to realize his or her own potential through hand on experiences in the domains of physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development.
Our Approach to Early Childhood Education
Discovery World Preschool Will:
  • provide teachers that are knowledgeable in Early Childhood Eduction and that support our philosophy through the curriculum, interaction, and support of the children.
  • provide a first school experience that is positive and fun for your child.
  • provide a loving, caring, stable environment for young children in a Christian setting.
  • promote positive self-awareness through individual and group activities.
  • promote meaningful relationships with adults and other children in a sharing environment.
  • facilitate the development of motor skills, social/emotional skills, and cognitive/intellectual skills through a variety of learning activities and experiences.
  • use a balance of learning style approaches in well planned learning centers to provide open ended activities that nurture problem solving skills.
  • use developmentally appropriate curriculum to support the stage of each individual child.
  • provide a balance of child/teacher supported activities.
  • engage a classroom environment that support curiosity and exploration

Discovery World Preschool is licensed be Department of Human Services. Strict standards must be met in order to maintain our license. Copies of the licensing regulations are available for you to view, upon request.

Discovery World Preschool
Located at Resurrection Lutheran Church

914 NW Ash Drive
Ankeny, IA 50023
(515) 963-9468