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Child Care & Preschool Directory

Child Care & Preschool Directory 2021

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.

Ann & Nate Levine Academy, Weinreb Early Childhood
18011 Hillcrest Road
Dallas, TX 75252
Hours: M–Th, 8am–6pm; F, 8am–5:30pm
Ages (Primary Care): 3mos–PK
Capacity: N/A
Before School Program: Yes
After School Program: Yes
We are an inclusive Jewish day school. Children learn according to cognitive, physical, linguistic and social/emotional growth stages.

Camden Hill Montessori
2020 E Hebron Pkwy. #130
Carrollton, TX 75007
Hours: 6am–6pm
Ages (Primary Care): 6wks–6yrs
Capacity: 100
Before School Program: No
After School Program: No
Our education blends the distinctive student-centered approach of Maria Montessori with traditional/progressive teaching methods to help your child succeed.

Challenger School
Multiple locations, Collin Co. area
Hours: 8:30am–5:30pm
Ages (Primary Care): Preschool–K
Capacity: Varies
Before School Program: Yes
After School Program: Yes
Two Plano area campuses, Legacy and Independence. You can drop in for a tour anytime. Curriculum details are on the website.

Dallas International School
Multiple locations, Dallas area
Hours: 7:30am–6pm
Ages (Primary Care): 2–18yrs
Capacity: Varies
Before School Program: Yes
After School Program: Yes
With over 33 nationalities represented, Dallas International School is a secular, bilingual French-English immersion school for grades pre-K2 through 12th.

Dallas ISD, Early Learning
Multiple locations, Dallas area
Hours: 8am–5pm
Ages (Primary Care): 3–4 yrs
Capacity: Varies
Before School Program: Yes
After School Program: Yes
Dallas ISD offers free, scholarship and tuition PreK. Our schools provide full-day and half-day PreK3 and full-day PreK4.

The Day School at Highland Park Presbyterian
3821 University Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75225
Hours: 8am–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.

Fort Worth Zoo
1989 Colonial Parkway
Fort Worth, TX 76110
Hours: M–F, 9am–noon, 1–4pm
Ages (Primary Care): 3–5yrs
Capacity: 240
Before School Program: No
After School Program: No
Zoo Preschool offers an immersive learning environment for your little explorer. Shake, rattle and enroll now!

The Goldberg Early Childhood Center
7900 Northaven Road
Dallas, TX 75230
Hours: 7:45am–5:45pm
Ages (Primary Care): 3mos–5yrs
Capacity: 230
Before School Program: Yes
After School Program: Yes
We create a thriving educational culture that inspires and nourishes every family. Come visit us!

Grace Academy of Dallas
11306A Inwood Rd.
Dallas, TX 75229
Hours: 8am–6pm
Ages (Primary Care): PK3–6th Grade
Capacity: 220
Before School Program: Yes
After School Program: Yes
Serving students in Pre-K3 through the sixth grade and conveniently located in Preston Hollow. Currently accepting applications for the fall!

Greenville Avenue Child Development Center
1013 South Greenville Ave.
Richardson, TX 75081
Hours: 7am–5:30pm
Ages (Primary Care): 2–5yrs
Capacity: 73
Before School Program: No
After School Program: No
Our Early Learning Program provides quality care, a safe environment and a platform where children can learn through play and exploring.

The Hockaday School
11600 Welch Road
Dallas, TX 75229
Hours: 7:30am–5pm
Ages (Primary Care): 4–18yrs
Capacity: 1,116
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.

KinderCare Learning Center
Multiple locations, DFW area
Hours: 6:30am–6:30pm
Ages (Primary Care): 6wks–12yrs
Capacity: Varies
Before School Program: Yes
After School Program: Yes
For 50 years, KinderCare—America’s largest, most accredited childcare provider—has been creating safe, encouraging environments where kids build confidence for life.

The Lamplighter School
11611 Inwood Road
Dallas, TX 75229
Hours: 8:15am–3:15pm
Ages (Primary Care): PK3–4th Grade
Capacity: 450
Before School Program: Yes
After School Program: Yes
Lamplighter delivers serious education wrapped in the wonder of childhood.

Merryhill Preschool & Elementary School
711 West Arbrook Blvd.
Arlington, TX 76015
Hours: 6:30am–6pm
Ages (Primary Care):6wks–6th Grade
Capacity: N/A
Before School Program: Yes
After School Program: Yes
We combine a rigorous, standards-based curriculum with experiences that develop 21st-century skills such as creativity, collaboration and communication.

Messiah Lutheran Classical Academy
1308 Whitley Road
Keller, TX 76248
Hours: 8am–4pm
Ages (Primary Care): 2yrs–8th Grade
Capacity: 100
Before School Program: Yes
After School Program: Yes
Messiah Lutheran Classical Academy has a family atmosphere, with caring professional teachers that ignite the love of learning.

Mosaic Academy
1400 College Ave.
Fort Worth, TX 76104
Hours: 9am–4pm
Ages (Primary Care): 18mos–13yrs
Capacity: Varies
Before School Program: No
After School Program: No
Discover the distinct approach Mosaic Academy uses to empower and support home educators.

Oak Hill Academy
9407 Midway Road
Dallas, TX 75220
Hours: 8am–4pm
Ages (Primary Care): 3–5yrs
Capacity: 12
Before School Program: Yes
After School Program: Yes
Our preschool program is a language and speech curriculum for children with learning differences, speech language disorders, and developmental delays.

Parish Episcopal School
Multiple locations, Dallas area
Hours: 7:30am–6pm
Ages (Primary Care): PK3–12th Grade
Capacity: 1,140
Before School Program: No
After School Program: Yes
Parish promotes belonging and engagement across all disciplines, helping students find balance and joy in their educational journey.

Pediatrics Plus
6025 Sports Village Road
Frisco, TX 75033
Hours: M–F, 8am–5pm
Ages (Primary Care): Birth–21yrs
Capacity: Varies
Before School Program: Yes
After School Program: Yes
We are a specialized healthcare provider that offers a developmental preschool and therapy services to help children conquer their world!

Providence Christian School of Texas
5002 West Lovers Lane
Dallas, TX 75209
Hours: 7:30am–4pm
Ages (Primary Care): 4–14yrs
Capacity: 480
Before School Program: No
After School Program: No
Providence is a classical, Christian school for ages 4–14. We focus on forming habits, training minds, and shaping hearts.

River Legacy Living Science Center
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): Birth–12yrs
Capacity: 160 per center
Before School Program: Yes
After School Program: Yes
Small Miracles Academy where every child is a small miracle!

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School
2016 Willis Ln.
Keller, TX 76248
Hours: 7:30am–3:45pm
Ages (Primary Care): 3yrs–8th Grade
Capacity: 705
Before School Program: Yes
After School Program: Yes
We are a classical Catholic school helping students fall in love with truth, goodness, and beauty. Tour today!

St. Philip’s School and Community Center
1600 Pennsylvania Ave.
Dallas, TX 75215
Hours: M–F, 7am–6pm
Ages (Primary Care): 2yrs–7th Grade
Capacity: 250
Before School Program: Yes
After School Program: Yes
Students receive a robust academic experience enriched with project-based learning, differentiated instruction, STEM, robotics, and fine arts.

St. Rita Catholic School
12525 Inwood Road
Dallas, TX 75244
Hours: M–F, 7:30–4pm
Ages (Primary Care): PK4–8th Grade
Capacity: 750
Before School Program: No
After School Program: Yes
Catholic school, PK4 to 8th Grade, uniforms, Student Success Center — Accommodations, advanced academics, innovations labs, new science labs.

Teach Me Academy
2020 E. Hebron Pkwy. #100
Carrollton, TX 75007
Hours: 9am–3pm
Ages (Primary Care): 3–13yrs
Capacity: 20
Before School Program: No
After School Program: No
Teach Me Academy offers a preschool inclusion program and elementary classroom focused on social-emotional skills, language development and individualized academics.

Trinity Christian Academy
4954 E Interstate 20 Service Rd. S.
Willow Park, TX 76087
Hours: 8am–4pm
Ages (Primary Care): PK3–12th Grade
Capacity: 530
Before School Program: No
After School Program: Yes
Trinity Christian Academy is dedicated to developing excellence in education, character, and servant leadership through a Christ-centered, biblical perspective.

Wesley Prep
9200 Inwood Rd.
Dallas, TX 7522
Hours: 8am–4pm
Ages (Primary Care): 6mos–12yrs
Capacity: 350
Before School Program: Yes
After School Program: Yes
Wesley Prep recognizes the age-appropriate needs of children six months to sixth grade, offering small classes and a nurturing environment.

The Westwood School
14340 Proton Road
Dallas, TX 75244
Hours: 7:15am–6pm
Ages (Primary Care): 18mos–12th Grade
Capacity: 300
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.

Xplor Preschool
Multiple locations, DFW area
Hours: Varies
Ages (Primary Care): 6wks–PK
Capacity: Varies
Before School Program: Yes
After School Program: Yes
Xplor Preschool prepares children for kindergarten and beyond by developing important academic, social and emotional skills.

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