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Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Head Start offers a FREE 3 & 4 year old preschool program if you qualify. Head Start offers education activities, health resources, nutritious meals and family support. 

Mid-Sioux Head Start centers are located in Akron, Cherokee, Ida Grove, LeMars, Orange City, Rock Valley, Rock Rapids and Sioux Center. A Child Development Program (CDC) is also located in Hawarden. Transportation is provided in most areas.

Your child will leave Head Start more prepared for Kindergarten, excited about learning, and ready to succeed!

A FREE preschool program for 3 & 4 year olds - Head Start and the Child Development Center/CDC provides (Spanish Version):

  • Educational activities
  • Medical and dental support
  • Healthy meals and snacks
  • Services available to children with disabilities
  • Family and social service resources


A FREE family resource program for pregnant moms and children up to the age of three - Early Head Start provides:

  • Weekly home visits year round for home based families
  • Center based services offered in LeMars and Sioux Center
  • Opportunities for socialization
  • Medical and dental support
  • Services available to children with disabilities
  • Family and social service resources

If you are interested in learning more about the Early Head Start program, please call 1-800-859-2025 for more information. 

The Central Lyon Community School District offers career and technical programs in the following areas of study: Business Education, Family & Consumer Sciences Education, Industrial Arts Education and Vocation Agriculture Education. It is the policy of the Central Lyon Community School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices. Inquiries or grievances may be directed to the Superintendent, Central Lyon CSD, 1010 S. Greene St., Rock Rapids, IA 51246, (712) 472-2664, superintendent@centrallyon.org. Please see District Board Policies for additional information on grievance procedures.