Child Care

Quick Facts

NAEYC Accreditation

The Hawkeye Child Development Center has achieved accreditation by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). NAEYC was granted on April 30, 2009.

Iowa’s Quality Rating System (QRS)

The Hawkeye Child Development Center has achieved Level 4 of 5 Levels by Iowa QRS.

State Licensed

Our child care facility complies by the State of Iowa Department of Human Services and Health Department standards and the Waterloo Fire Department.

Hours of Operation

Fall and Spring Semester


Beginning August 20, 2012 the Center will be open until 9:00pm on Tuesday and Thursday.

Summer Semester


Ages Served

18 months - 5 years old


A registration fee of $20.00 per child or $30.00 per family per semester is required. This fee is non-refundable and applies to all clients, and is intended to ensure serious enrollment applications, as well as to cover costs.

The fee per child per day will be as follows:

Hours Per Day 18M-23M 24M-35M 36M-5yrs
1-3 hours $7.00 $7.00 $7.00
4-5 hours $29.00 $26.00 $23.00
5+ hours $35.00 $32.00 $29.00

Hawkeye Child Development Center

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Fall and Spring Semesters

Monday 7:00am–5:00pm
Tuesday 7:00am–9:00pm
Wednesday 7:00am–5:00pm
Thursday 7:00am–9:00pm
Friday 7:00am–5:00pm

Summer Semester


View our Operational Guidelines for more information about Center hours [pdf].