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Child Care & Preschool Directory

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 Family Early Childhood
18011 Hillcrest Rd.
Dallas, TX 75252
Hours: M–Th, 8am–6pm; F, 8am–5pm
Ages: 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.

Challenger School
Multiple locations
Hours: 7am–6pm
Ages: 3yrs–1st grade
Capacity: Varies
Before-School Program: Yes
After-School Program: Yes
Come in for a tour—see the excitement, focus, fun, and achievement for yourself! Our results are unmatched at any price.

Dallas ISD Pre-K
Multiple locations
Hours: PK3 half-or full-day; PK4 full-day
Ages: 3–4yrs
Capacity: PK3 18; PK4 22
Before-School Program: Yes
After-School Program: Yes
Children who attend Pre-K get the academic skills to boost their lifetime learning potential. Enroll in Dallas ISD Pre-K today!

The Day School at HP Pres
3821 University Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75205
Hours: 8am–2pm
Ages: 1–5yrs
Capacity: 290
Before-School Program: No
After-School Program: Yes
The Day School partners with families to educate the whole child within a nurturing Christian environment.

Grapevine Faith Christian School
730 E. Worth St.
Grapevine, TX 76051
Hours: 8am–3pm
Ages: 4yrs+
Capacity: 10/class
Before-School Program: No
After-School Program: Yes
Faith’s mission is to develop and graduate authentic Christian leaders. We offer a unique and individualized educational experience.

Holy Covenant Early Childhood Development Program
1901 E. Peter’s Colony Rd.
Carrollton, TX 75007
Hours: M–Th, 9am–2pm
Ages: 18mos–6yrs
Capacity: 149
Before-School Program: Yes
After-School Program: No
Play based, low teacher-child ratio, daily outdoor play and learning, parent support organization, private kindergarten, music program. We build community!

Holy Trinity Catholic School
3750 William D Tate Ave.
Grapevine, TX 76051
Hours: M–F, 8am–3pm
Ages: PK4–8th grade
Capacity: 450
Before-School Program: Yes
After-School Program: Yes
Holy Trinity Catholic School offers a classical education that prepares our students for success in and out of the classroom.

The Hockaday School
11600 Welch Rd.
Dallas, TX 75229
Hours: 7am–6pm
Ages: 4–18yrs
Capacity: 1,111
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.

Jovie
Multiple locations
Hours: 24 hours
Ages: Infants–15yrs
Capacity: Varies
Before-School Program: Yes
After-School Program: Yes
Smart, capable, full of joy. Outstanding caregivers who love what they do. Premium nanny and sitter service. We are Jovie!

The Lamplighter School
11611 Inwood Rd.
Dallas, TX 75229
Hours: 8:15am–3:15pm
Ages: PK3–4th grade
Capacity: 460
Before-School Program: Yes
After-School Program: Yes
Lamplighter delivers serious education wrapped in the wonder of childhood.

Lena Pope Early Learning Center
Multiple locations
Hours: 6:30am–6pm
Ages: 6wks–5yrs
Capacity: Varies
Before-School Program: No
After-School Program: No
Centers use research-tested curriculum for early academics and emotional-behavioral skills. Accept families with (CCMS) grant funding and offer sliding-scale tuition.

Little Tyke Learning Centers
Multiple locations
Hours: 6am–6pm
Ages: 6wks–12yrs
Capacity: 1,398
Before-School Program: Yes
After-School Program: Yes
Parent-trusted for over 50 years! Our schools offer educational programs designed for children ages 6 weeks through 12 years.

Lumin Education
Multiple locations
Hours: 7am–5:45pm
Ages: 18mos–3rd grade
Capacity: 235
Before-School Program: Yes
After-School Program: Yes
Lumin Education has a 44-year history delivering the highest quality Montessori education in Dallas.

The Nest Schools
18303 Davenport Rd.
Dallas, TX 75252
Hours: 7am–6pm
Ages: 6mos–5yrs
Capacity: 200
Before-School Program: Yes
After-School Program: Yes
We build strong minds, healthy bodies, and happy kids through our core values of kindness, wellness, fun and innovation.

Pediatrics Plus
6025 Sports Village Rd.
Frisco, TX 75033
Hours: 7am–6pm
Ages: 6wks–6yrs
Capacity: 120
Before-School Program: No
After-School Program: No
Our developmental preschool specializes in empowering children with special needs through classrooms with low student-to-teacher ratios and therapy services.

Our Redeemer Lutheran School
7611 Park Lane
Dallas, TX 75225
Hours: 7am–6pm
Ages: 1yr–6th grade
Capacity: 220
Before-School Program: Yes
After-School Program: Yes
Our Redeemer’s Early Childhood Education Center offers age-appropriate curriculum in a loving, Christian environment.

River Legacy Nature School
703 NW Green Oaks Blvd.
Arlington, TX 76006
Hours: 9am–12pm; 9am–3pm
Ages: 3–5yrs
Capacity: Varies
Before-School Program: No
After-School Program: No
Through live animals, hands-on investigations and trips into the woods, Nature School encourages a child’s inborn sense of wonder.

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School
2016 Willis Lane
Keller, TX 76248
Hours: 8am–3:15pm
Ages: 3–13yrs
Capacity: 700
Before-School Program: Yes
After-School Program: Yes
We partner with parents in the education of their children through vigorous classical academics in a Christ-centered environment.

St. Rita Catholic School
12525 Inwood Rd.
Dallas, TX 75244
Hours: 7:30am–4pm
Ages: 4yrs–8th grade
Capacity: 60
Before-School Program: No
After-School Program: Yes
Full day PreK-4 program. Four sections. One teacher and one teacher’s aide per section. Come visit us this fall!

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!

Southwest Christian School
Multiple locations
Hours: 8am–2:45pm
Ages: 3–5yrs
Capacity: 100
Before-School Program: Yes
After-School Program: Yes
We are committed to creating a faith-based educational program with sound foundational skills. Tour today!

Trinity Lutheran Children’s Center
3621 Tulsa Way
Fort Worth, TX 76107
Hours: 7am–6pm
Ages: 6wks–5yrs
Capacity: 130
Before-School Program: No
After-School Program: No
Providing Christian loving care as well as emotional, intellectual, physical, social and spiritual growth for each child entrusted to us.

Xplor Preschool
Multiple locations
Hours: Varies
Ages: 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.

YMCA’s Ella McFadden Early Childhood Center
512 Lamar St.
Fort Worth, TX 76102
ymcafw.org/programs/pre-school
Hours: 7am–6pm
Ages: 18mos–5yrs
Capacity: 130
Before-School Program: Yes
After-School Program: Yes
Ella McFadden Early Childhood Learning Center provides year-round, full-day learning and is a Texas Rising Star Four-Star accredited program.

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