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.


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.

You can also feel free to call (939-6480), email (, or stop in for a visit.

Thank you for your support of our Preschool.  We always have items needed on our Amazon Wish List, so if you would like to purchase an item, please visit our list anytime.

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

3-4 year old class – may attend 2, 3, 4 or 5 days

  • 2 Days- Tuesday/Thursday                          $100 month
  • 3 Days- Tuesday/Thursday + 1 day            $130 month
  • 4 Days- Tuesday/Thursday + 2 days           $155 month
  • 5 Days- Monday-Friday                                $175 month

4-6 year old class (Those entering Kindergarten the following school year) – may attend 3-4 or 5 days

  • 3 Days- Mon/Wed/Fri                                   $130 month
  • 4 Days- Mon/Wed/Fri + 1 day                      $155 month
  • 5 Days- Monday-Friday                               $175 month

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?
Yes!  Beginning with the 2019-20 school year, we will be teaming up with Camp Wartburg to provide our families with this option.  Click here for all of the details and pricing.

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


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.

Would you Like to Support Immanuel’s Preschool?
If so, please read their Church Appeal Letter.

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.

Click on the links below for more details and to enroll!
Preschool – Enrollment Form
Permission Form
2019-20 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.