Tiger Tots Community Child Care Center, Inc. is Madrid’s only licensed, non-profit child care center.
We were established in 1975 to provide child care and preschool services for families in the Madrid and surrounding areas.
Tiger Tots has a 4 rating in Iowa’s Quality Rating System and is licensed to care for 47 children at any one time. We are open Monday through Friday each week, closing during major holidays. Children ages 18 months through 12 years are eligible to come to Tiger Tots for part or full time, before and after school, and our summer program. Tiger Tots works with clients receiving state aid, and also offers discounts to two or more child families. Tiger Tots is in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).
Children 3 years old (by September 15) through 5 years old are eligible to attend preschool classes. 3-year-olds attend preschool two times per week, while 4- and 5-year-olds are in class two to three times per week. Scholarships are offered to qualifying families. Goals for preschool include physical development, social and emotional development, and cognitive development. We coordinate our goals with the Madrid School system to insure that we are teaching what new kindergarteners need to know for optimum chance of school success.
Tiger Tots’ Mission
To provide quality, affordable child care that allows for optimum development in all areas of growth in each child regardless of race, color, sex, religion, or national origin.