Maplewood Preschool opened in September, 1964.  It began with 22 children and three staff members.  Just as when it was established, Maplewood Preschool continues to offer a high quality preschool program for children ages 3-6 in the community.   

Mission Statement

The mission of Maplewood Preschool is to plant the seed of discovery and learning through a balance of teacher and student directed activities.  We offer a nurturing and safe environment that will allow the children to grow in their own unique ways. 

Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services 

Maplewood Preschool is licensed through the State of Nebraska and the Department of Health and Human Services.  The preschool receives annual inspections and must adhere to the requirements put forth from the department. 

More information about the regulations we must follow can be accessed at


Preschool Advisory Board 

The preschool advisory board is made up of 7-9 members of Maplewood United Methodist Church.  They assist the director in making decisions concerning staffing, curriculum, calendar and the building.