GLC Preschool


The GLC Preschool

For 41 years the Grace Lutheran Church School has faithfully provided high-quality affordable Christian education for preschoolers and kindergartners. Our school has been the right choice for many families and we hope to be the right choice for you! We offer an environment for children to grow and develop spiritually, physically, socially, emotionally and intellectually.

GLC Preschool is a non-profit organization operated as a ministry of Grace Lutheran Church. It is open to any child 2-6 years of age, regardless of religious affiliation. 

Interested in finding out more? Call 206.878.5048 for a personal connection and answers to questions you may have. We look forward to chatting with you about what our program has to offer for your child! Contact the director:

Come meet the teachers, ask questions, and see the school at an
March 30th at 6:15 PM - April 18th at 6:15pm - May 9th at 6:15pm

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Our Programs

The GLC Preschool offers school year programs, summer school, and a.m. and p.m. extended care for children ages 2 – 6. We also are connected to Grace Children's Center (GCC) if your family is in need of daycare and full day care options. 

Early Bird Drop-Off
We know that many families have conflicting drop-off times with other children’s school schedules, so we offer an Early Bird Drop-Off option that may be helpful to you.  Please inform us if you will need this option for your child’s school days so that we can staff accordingly.  The price for this option is $5 per day for drop off @ 8:30 am (school begins @ 9:00 am). Options for an 8:00 am drop off are also available, please contact the director for more information. 

"I highly recommend GLC Preschool. It was the perfect foundation on which my children started their school careers. GLC prepared them academically and socially and supported me as a parent with consistent communication. We are so grateful for the staff who were always loving and nurturing and for the beautiful friendships that we all made." - Shannon Hernandez, 2022

"Great preschool! Teachers are top-notch, very caring, patient and fun. My daughter is constantly learning something new and loves going to school to "play". We'll be returning next year and enrolling our younger daughter as well." - Michelle Bennet, 2015

News and Events


  • March 10: NO SCHOOL - staff in-service day
  • March 30: OPEN HOUSE NIGHT @ 6:15 PM
  • April 2-9: Holy Week
  • April 8: Community Egg Hunt Saturday, April 8 @ 10:00 am
  • April 9: Easter Sunday
  • April 10: School reopens after Spring Break
  • April 18: OPEN HOUSE NIGHT @ 6:15 PM
  • Mark your calendars... VBS July 17 - 21

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In the event of snow or inclement weather, the GLC Preschool will communicate any delays or closures through the Remind App. You may also call the church office 206.878.2460 or visit the school website. In general the school follows the Highline School District and Federal Way School District snow policies. If either of these districts are late or closed, we are closed.

Contact Us

The GLC Preschool
22975 24th Ave S. Des Moines, WA 98198
School phone: 206.878.5048
Church office: 206.878.2460

We are located inside of Grace Lutheran Church downstairs. Interested in finding out more? Email We look forward to chatting with you about what our program has to offer for your child!

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