Licensing and accreditation

Licensing, accreditation, and recognition

  • The Child Development Laboratory School is licensed by the the Iowa Department of Human Services.

  • The Lab School has received a Level 5 star rating -- the highest possible -- from Iowa's Quality Rating System (QRS).

  • In 2010, the program was recognized as one of ten exemplary programs in the United States for the Engaging Diverse Families project.

  • The Lab School is a partner program with Ames Community School District in Iowa's Statewide Voluntary Preschool Program (SVPP).

  • The programs are sponsored by Iowa State University's College of Human Sciences.