As parents, we all want our children’s first experiences with school to be full of exciting chances to learn and have fun. So, when choosing the perfect preschool for our children, it’s important to get all of the information we need in one place.
That’s why we put together the 2020 Stamford Moms Preschool Guide.
From daycare options to traditional preschool options and elementary and middle schools that begin with preschool, scroll down for what you need to know and where to go if you’d like to learn more.
All About Kids, Inc.
All About Kids specializes in encouraging intellectual, physical, and social development of children, ages 32 months to 5 years old, through music, art, and much more.
They are a family-owned and operated school that has been in business for 34 years now and are open all year round.
Bi-Cultural Hebrew Academy
Bright Beginnings Early Childhood Program
Bright Beginnings focuses on the parent and teacher relationship to help better the learning environment for all those enrolled.
In addition they pride themselves on open and honest communication as well as adapting to the individual needs in a classroom setting.
Building Blocks Early Learning Center
Building Blocks Early Learning Centers are committed to providing a strong early education to infants, toddlers, and preschoolers.
Their Enrichment Programs put your child in the center of a fun-filled integrated learning environment where physical development and learning skills are the basis of every game, activity, and exercise.
Their programs make learning fun and empower your child with the tools that foster creativity, curiosity, and confidence – everything they’ll need to succeed in school… and in life.
Catholic Academy of Stamford
At the Catholic Academy of Stamford, the PreK-3 and PreK-4 program is a social, emotional and academic program.
At the Academy they believe everyone is an individual and we encourage them to be the best they can be. There are limited available seats in limited classes.
Children’s Learning Centers of Fairfield County
CLC offers programs for children 6 weeks – 4 years old and provides breakfast, lunch and a snack daily.
Sliding scale fees are available for families who qualify. They are open and following CDC guidelines for COVID-19 safety.
The Children’s School
Easton Country Day School
Easton Country Day School’s Preschool & Daycare is called Little Phoenix.
Little Phoenix offers a comprehensive early childhood program providing exceptional, affordable care to children aged 6 weeks through 6 years. Our programming incorporates CT Early Learning and Developmental Standards with an emphasis on modeling/teaching respect for self, the environment, and others. We offer a curriculum rich with fun and exciting hands-on experiences. The atmosphere here is safe and caring; we nurture each child’s ability to learn through play with a variety of developmentally appropriate activities in and outside of the classroom. Our goal is to encourage independence, individuality, creativity, and a positive self-image for every child in our care.
For more information, please call (203) 268-5073.
Education Station at the IC
Education Stations at the IC is an innovative early childhood education program provides young children with an opportunity to explore, discover, create and grow through play-based learning–all in a safe and secure environment.
Through a child-centered approach, their passionate teachers help foster creativity and the curious love for learning that is innate in all children. They believe in nurturing the whole child through social-emotional, cognitive and gross motor development.
Please contact Education Station at the IC for more information on their programs.
Call: (203) 322-6928
Grace Daycare & Learning Center
At Grace Daycare & Learning Center, they treat you like family.
Their top priorities are your child’s education, safety, and your peace of mind. There are never extra fees, deposits or excuses. The all-inclusive enrollments offers meals (breakfast & lunch) and camera access so you can watch your child on any device at any time.
Greenwich Catholic School
Hubbard Heights Preschool
Hubbard Heights Preschool has beautiful new classrooms on the grounds of the Historic Hubbard Heights property near downtown Stamford. The preschool programs are for children ages 3 – 5 years old.
The play-based preschool is designed to nurture the heart, mind, and spirit of each child. Your child will grow with relevant learning experiences, interactive teaching, and independent discovery.
The curriculum is age appropriate. It focuses on social-emotional and cognitive development. Through exploration and hands-on activities that are both child-centered and teacher-directed your child will love to learn.
Faculty are deeply committed to King’s approach to teaching and learning. They believe knowing students well is crucial for learning, because students who feel known and understood are more likely to engage fully.
Learning Center at Piper’s Hill
The Learning Center at Piper’s Hill is a non-profit, State of CT licensed, Child Care Center caring for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years in the Stamford area for over 50 years.
The Long Ridge School
The Nurtury Montessori
The Nurtury in Westchester, NY is committed to promoting quality Montessori child care for children from 6 weeks to 6 years old, based on these key American Montessori Society concepts. The Primary Program is for ages 3 – 6.
Primary children possess a remarkable ability to absorb the world that surrounds them. Maria Montessori believed that the years from three to six are the most critical period for nurturing curiosity and for laying the foundation for all future development.
A Place Like Home
At A Place Like Home, they believe that learning takes place when the child is in an appropriated environment with age appropriated activities.
They offer a safe and healthy environment to mature physical, social, emotional and cognitive development by guiding and supporting your child during this fun experience of growing up.
Union Memorial Preschool
Union Memorial Preschool is a small preschool in the heart of Glenbrook for children ages 18 months to 5 years.
The preschool utilizes the British Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum which nurtures children’s natural curiosity and interests and prepares them to be lifelong learners. This play based curriculum is full of exploration, creativity and fun in a warm, safe and welcoming environment.
Located in Greenwich CT, Whitby is a co-educational independent school that provides educational continuity for children 18 months through Grade 8 in the Fairfield-Westchester area.
The premier Whitby Montessori Children’s House three-year program and the highly-recognized International Baccalaureate (IB) program in Grades 1-8 form the foundation that empowers Whitby students to think creatively and critically, preparing them as life-long learners and global citizens.
Additional Preschools Include:
Stamford School Readiness Program
APPLES Early Childhood Educational Center
Beginner Steps Daycare
Bright Horizons at High Ridge Park
Bright Horizons at Stamford Place
EZ Steps Learning Center
First Presbyterian Church Nursery School
First United Methodist Nursery School
Gan Yeladim Early Childhood Center
Grace Daycare & Learning Center
Glenbrook Learning Center
JCC Sara Walker Nursery School
Little Stars Online Preschool
Mark of Excellence Pre-School & Academy
Mater Salvatoris Stamford
Our Lady of Grace Preschool
Shiny Little Stars
Sound Beach Day School
Stamford Museum & Nature Center
Stay & Play Preschool
Tender Loving Care Academy