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Child Care & Preschool Directory 2020

Feeling overwhelmed by all the local child care and preschool options? It’s tough to find the right people to care for your child when you’re not around. Here’s a handy guide to make that important decision easier.

Academy Christian School
501 Academy Blvd., Fort Worth, TX 76108
Hours: 7am–6pm
Ages (Primary Care): 6wks–12yrs
Capacity: 136
Before School Program: No
After School Program: Yes
We are a Christian preschool and afterschool program that strives to show the love of God to our families.

Adventure Kids Playcare
Multiple locations, DFW area
Hours: Varies
Ages (Primary Care): 6wks–12yrs
Capacity: Varies
Before School Program: Yes
After School Program: Yes
Adventure Kids University provides children a supportive environment to learn, play, explore, and grow. Flexibility for parents, fun for children!

Ashford Rise School of Dallas, The
6000 Preston Rd., Dallas, TX 75205
Hours: 8am–2:30pm
Ages (Primary Care): 6mos–6yrs
Capacity: 60
Before School Program: No
After School Program: Yes
The Rise School provides a comprehensive educational program to children with and without developmental disabilities.

Camden Hill Montessori
2020 E. Hebron Pkwy., #130, Carrollton, TX 75007
Hours: 6:30am–6pm
Ages (Primary Care): 6wks–6yrs
Capacity: 100
Before School Program: No
After School Program: No
We create a rich, stimulating school environment for students, families, and staff to support the optimum development of the child.

Challenger School
6700 Communications Pkwy., Plano, TX 75024
Hours: 8am–5pm
Ages (Primary Care): 2yrs 9mos–K
Capacity: TBD
Before School Program: No
After School Program: No
Challenger’s first private school campus in the Dallas area, Legacy is located right off the Dallas North Tollway in Plano.

College Nannies, Sitters and Tutors
Multiple locations, DFW area
Hours: Varies
Ages (Primary Care): 0–12yrs
Capacity: N/A
Before School Program: Yes
After School Program: Yes
We provide customized in-home child care in the safety of your home based on your needs and schedule.

Dallas ISD Pre-K
Multiple locations, Dallas area
Hours: Varies
Ages (Primary Care): 3–4yrs
Capacity: Varies
Before School Program: Yes
After School Program: Yes
Give your child the gift of a brighter future and register for Dallas ISD Pre-K today!

Day School at Highland Park Presbyterian, The
3821 University Blvd., Dallas, TX 75225
Hours: 8-am–3pm
Ages (Primary Care): 1yr–K
Capacity: 280
After School Program: Yes
The Day School partners with families to educate the whole child within a nurturing Christian environment.

Faith Lutheran Day School
6000 Morriss Rd., Flower Mound, TX 75028
Hours: 9:30am–1:30pm
Ages (Primary Care): 18mos–K
Capacity: 110
Before School Program: Yes
After School Program: Yes
A quality Christian early childhood setting where each child is encouraged to grow and learn as a child of God.

Fort Worth Zoo
1989 Colonial Pkwy., Fort Worth, TX 76110
Hours: Varies
Ages (Primary Care): 3–5yrs
Capacity: 210
Before School Program: No
After School Program: No
Early education meets big-time fun at Zoo Preschool where we bring your little ones up close to their favorite animals.

Grace Academy of Dallas
11306 A Inwood Rd., Dallas, TX 75229
Hours: 7:30am– 6pm
Ages (Primary Care): 3–12 yrs
Capacity: 200
Before School Program: Yes
After School Program: Yes
Grace Academy offers challenging academics within a nurturing Christ-Centered environment. Preschool and Kindergarten students are equipped for future success!

Hockaday School, The
11600 Welch Rd., Dallas, TX 75229
Hours: 7:30am– 4:30pm
Ages (Primary Care): 4–18 yrs
Capacity: 1089
Before School Program: No
After School Program: Yes
Hockaday develops resilient, confident women who are educated and inspired to lead lives of purpose and impact.

Holy Trinity Academy
13555 Hillcrest Rd., Dallas, TX 75240
Hours: 7:30am–6pm
Ages (Primary Care): 2–6yrs
Capacity: 153
Before School Program: Yes
After School Program: Yes
Holy Trinity Academy puts children first and nurtures excellence in academics, integrity of character and faith in God.

Kessler School, The
1215 Turner Ave., Dallas, TX 75208
Hours: 7:30am–5:45pm
Ages (Primary Care): 3–4yrs
Capacity: Varies
Before School Program: Yes
After School Program: Yes
Days are filled through journaling, circle time, centers, play, small group and individual teaching. Daily Spanish, music and library time.

KidsPark
309 Curtis Mathes Way 191, Arlington, TX 76018
Hours: Varies
Ages (Primary Care): 2–12yrs
Capacity: 56
Before School Program: Yes
After School Program: Yes
Uniquely flexible for modern families. Pick your schedule each week. Pay only when you attend. Extended hours 7 days a week.

Lamplighter School, The
11611 Inwood Rd., Dallas, TX 75229
Hours: 8:15am–3:15pm
Ages (Primary Care): PK3–4th Grade
Capacity: 450
Before School Program: Yes
After School Program: Yes
Engaging children in the joy of learning through intellectual discovery in a creative, inclusive, and collaborative environment.

Merryhill Preschool & Elementary School
711 West Arbrook Blvd., Arlington, TX 76015
Hours: 7am–5:30pm
Ages (Primary Care): 6wks–6th grade
Capacity: Varies
Before School Program: Yes
After School Program: Yes
Merryhill Preschool & Elementary School creates a safe, supportive learning environment in which children of all ages can learn.

Oakridge School, The
5900 W. Pioneer Pkwy., Arlington, TX 76013
Hours: 8am–4pm
Ages (Primary Care): 3yrs–12th grade
Capacity: 720
Before School Program: No
After School Program: Yes
The Oakridge School provides children, age 3–grade 12, enriching curricular and extracurricular opportunities in student-centered environments that feel like family.

Our Redeemer Lutheran School of Dallas
7611 Park Ln., Dallas, TX 75238
Hours: 6:45am–6:45pm
Ages (Primary Care): 1yr– 6th grade
Capacity: 175
Before School Program: Yes
After School Program: Yes
Opening August 12th for in-person, virtual or hybrid learning options! Our Redeemer: academically focused, joy-filled, and spiritually rich.

Pediatrics Plus
6025 Sports Village Rd., Frisco, TX 75033
Hours: 7am– 6pm
Ages (Primary Care): 6wks– 6yrs Capacity: 110
Before School Program: No
After School Program: Yes
Pediatrics Plus offers a Developmental Preschool and therapy services for children with special needs including speech, OT, PT and ABA.

Primrose Schools of Frisco West & Plano at Preston Meadow
Multiple locations, Dallas area
Hours: 6:30am–6:30pm
Ages (Primary Care): 6wks–10yrs
Capacity: Varies
Before School Program: No
After School Program: Yes
We are also offering a support classroom for students 5–10yrs who are enrolled in remote learning through their ISD.

Providence Christian School of Texas
5002 West Lovers Ln., Dallas, TX 75209
Hours: 7:30am–4pm
Ages (Primary Care): 4–14yrs
Capacity: 450+
Before School Program: No
After School Program: No
We develop students of character through a classical, Christ-centered education.

River Legacy Living Science Center Nature School
703 NW Green Oaks Blvd., Arlington, TX 76006
Hours: 9am–5pm
Ages (Primary Care): 3–5yrs
Capacity: Varies
Before School Program: No
After School Program: Yes
River Legacy Nature School encourages a child’s inborn sense of wonder and curiosity to flourish with indoor and outdoor explorations!

Small Miracles Academy
Multiple locations, DFW area
Hours: 6am– 6:30pm
Ages (Primary Care): 3mos–12yrs
Capacity: Varies
Before School Program: Yes
After School Program: Yes
SMA is a family of licensed childcare centers where children learn and grow in a safe, warm, secure environment.

Spanish Schoolhouse
Multiple locations, DFW area
Hours: Varies
Ages (Primary Care): 18mos–5yrs
Capacity: Varies
Before School Program: Yes
After School Program: Yes
Spanish Schoolhouse offers an excellent early childhood education combined with the benefits of language immersion in a warm, loving environment.

St. Rita Catholic School
12525 Inwood Rd., Dallas, TX 75244
Hours: Varies
Ages (Primary Care): 4yrs
Capacity: 68
Before School Program: No
After School Program: Yes
We offer both full day and half day options. Small class sizes. Full day 16:2. Half day 10:2.

STEAMspark Montessori Experience
1400 Valley View Ln., Farmers Branch, TX 75234
Hours: 6:30am–6:30pm
Ages (Primary Care): 6wks–6yrs
Capacity: 170
Before School Program: Yes
After School Program: Yes
STEAMspark Montessori Experience ignites curiosity and imagination through an enhanced STEAM curriculum, that promotes a lifelong love of learning.

Teach Me Academy
2020 E. Hebron Pkwy., #110, Carrollton, TX 75007
Hours: 9am–3:30pm
Ages (Primary Care): 2–13yrs
Capacity: 20
Before School Program: No
After School Program: No
We provide a unique school program that offers a one of a kind transitional experience for children with developmental differences.

Trinity Lutheran 
Children’s Center
3621 Tulsa Way, Fort Worth, TX 76107
Hours: 6:30am–6pm
Ages (Primary Care): 6wks–5yrs
Capacity: 130
Before School Program: No
After School Program: No
We have Chapel once a week beginning at age 2–basic Bible stories and prayer!

Westwood School Montessori Lower School Community, The
14340 Proton Rd., Dallas, TX 75244
Hours: 7:15am–6pm
Ages (Primary Care): 18 mos–6yrs
Capacity: Varies
Before School Program: Yes
After School Program: Yes
We help children grow into caring young adults who are inquisitive, informed and inspired to succeed in an ever-changing world.

White Rock North School
9727 White Rock Trl., Dallas, TX 75238
Hours: 7am–6pm
Ages (Primary Care): Infants–6th Grade
Capacity: 350
Before School Program: No
After School Program: Yes
No more than 10 per class. Temperature checks throughout the day. All staff and students wearing masks. Employing social distancing.

Xplor Preschool & School-Age Care
Multiple locations, DFW area
Hours: 6:30am–6:30pm
Ages (Primary Care): 6wks–12mos
Capacity: Varies
Before School Program: Yes
After School Program: Yes
Xplor provides excellence in preschool and school-age programs by helping children develop important academic, social and emotional skills.

For more options, visit our Childcare and Education Directory.