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Immanuel Lutheran Preschool serves families with children ages 3 through 5 with programs that nurture their total development. We have been a state-licensed preschool since 1979 giving children a solid foundation and motivation for learning. Immanuel Lutheran Preschool does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion or national origin for admission.

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Our Preschool Director is Mrs. Linda Polansky, and the Teacher’s Aide is Mrs. Deborah Joellenbeck. Get to know them better, by checking out our Staff Information Page.

2021-22 School Year Registration IS NOW OPEN. The new school year starts in late August 2021.

Please continue on our website to register.  Please contact us with any questions or concerns.

Mail: Preschool Enrollment Form and $50 non-refundable Registration fee to:

Linda Polansky
c/o Immanuel Lutheran Preschool
522 S. Church St.
Waterloo, IL  62298

Checks made out to: Immanuel Lutheran Preschool

2021 Preschool Closing Programs….
Thursday, May 13, 2021
Friday, May 14, 2021

Lutheran Schools Week – Jan. 24-30, 2021

Here is some general information about our programs, as well as answers to frequently asked questions…


Your 3-5 year old may attend 2, 3, 4, or 5 days a week.  Please indicate which days of the week you would like your child to attend on the registration form.

  • 2 Days a Week – $115 monthly
  • 3 Days a Week – $150 monthly
  • 4 Days a Week – $175 monthly
  • 5 Days a Week – $200 monthly


What are my schedule options and tuition costs?
8:30 am – 12:00 pm every day

There is a $50.00 non-refundable registration fee per student due at the time of enrollment.

When are payments due?
Payments are due the first session per month.

Do you offer before or after school care?
Stay tuned for more information on this!

When is your birthday cut-off for students?
The birthday cut off is September 1st.

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Do I need any supplies for my child as we prepare for the school year?
No, we take care of all of that.

How will we be notified if there is no school for some reason?
Preschool will follow the Waterloo School District for all school closing due to inclement weather. Please listen to the local TV stations for school closings. Please look for updates to the calendar on this website and in your monthly newsletters that will go home with your child. Also feel free to contact us via phone or email to confirm whether there will or will not be school.

Looking for the school calendar?
Click here for a printable one or scroll below for our Google calendar.

Looking for our YouTube channel?
You can find it here.

Would you Like to Support Immanuel’s Preschool?
If so, please read their Church Appeal Letter. We always have items needed on our Amazon Wish List, so if you would like to purchase an item, please visit our list anytime. https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/3ANIMPRFIEM2W?ref_=wl_share

Click on the links below for more details and to enroll!
Preschool – Enrollment Form
Permission Form
2021-22 Preschool Handbook
DCFS Health Form
Allergies Form
Photo Release & Discipline Policy
Late Policy & Pest Management Policy

Still didn’t find an answer to your question?
Feel free to contact us anytime, or fill out the form below.

If you’re looking for K-8 Lutheran education, be sure to check out St. John’s Lutheran School, Red Bud, IL.  And for High School education be sure to take a look at Christ Our Savior Lutheran High School, Evansville, IL.