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Child Care & Preschool Guide 2021

Don't stress, parents. We've made it easy for you. Browse our handy guide of child care and preschool options for a low down on some of the best programs in town.

All Saints’ Episcopal School
9700 Saints Circle, Fort Worth, TX 76108
Hours of Operation: 8am–4:30pm
Ages: 3yrs–12th Grade / Capacity: 1,200
Do you offer a before or after school program? After School Program
About Us: All Saints’ Episcopal School is a leading college preparatory school in Fort Worth, Texas, serving students age three through grade 12 by developing discerning minds, healthy bodies and lively spirits.

Aaron Family Dallas JCC
7900 Northaven Rd., Dallas, TX 75230
Hours of Operation: 7:30am–6pm
Ages: 1–5yrs / Capacity: 260
Do you offer a before or after school program? Both Before and After School Programs
About Us: Now enrolling for 2021-22. A thriving educational culture. Our educators are brain builders. They know how to optimize the growth of your child by looking at them as individuals with an abundance of opportunities.

Camden Hill Montessori
2020 E. Hebron Pkwy., Carrollton, TX 75007
Hours of Operation: 6am–6pm
Ages: 6wk–6mos / Capacity: 100
Do you offer a before or after school program? Both Before and After School Programs
About Us: Our education blends the distinctive student-centered Montessori approach with traditional and progressive teaching methods. Our goal is to create a rich, stimulating school environment that will foster a life-long love of learning.

Challenger School
6700 Communications Pkwy., Plano, TX 75024
Coming soon: 10145 Independence Pkwy., Plano, TX 75025
Hours of Operation: 9am–6pm
Ages: Preschool–8th Grade / Capacity: Varies per grade
Do you offer a before or after school program? Both Before and After School Programs
About Us: Challenger School offers uniquely fun and academic classes for preschool through eighth grade students. Our students learn to think for themselves and to value independence—the results are unmatched at any price.

Children’s University
4621 Park Springs Blvd., Arlington, TX 76017
Hours of Operation: M–F, 6:30am–6pm
Ages: 18mos–12yrs / Capacity: 204
Do you offer a before or after school program? Both Before and After School Programs
About Us: Children’s University provides an exceptional education while instilling character traits necessary for future leaders. We prepare students to emerge as self-reliant, yet collaborative, kind individuals who possess independent, critical thinking skills.

Dallas Independent School District Pre-K
2909 N. Buckner Blvd., Dallas, TX 75228
(147 schools with PK3 and PK4 programs)
Hours of Operation: 8am–5pm
Ages: 3–4yrs / Capacity: NA
Do you offer a before or after school program? No
About Us: Dallas ISD Early Learning is committed to offer high-quality pre-k instruction to every child. Give the gift of a brighter future, register your child in Dallas ISD Pre-K. Registration begins April 1st.

The Day School at HP Pres
3821 University Blvd., Dallas, TX 75205
Hours of Operation: 8am–3pm
Ages: 12mos–5yrs / Capacity: 300
Do you offer a before or after school program? After School Program
About Us: The Day School builds a firm foundation for children through partnering with
families to educate the whole child within a nurturing Christian environment.

Grace Academy of Dallas
11306A Inwood Rd., Dallas, TX 75229
Hours of Operation: 8am–3:15pm
Ages: Pre-K3–6th Grade / Capacity: 220
Do you offer a before or after school program? Both Before and After School Programs
About Us: Grace Academy is Christ-centered and future-focused. Grace Academy serves students in Pre-K3 through the sixth grade and is conveniently located in Preston Hollow. Grace Academy’s academic preschool program offers both part-time and full-day opportunities.

Grapevine Faith Christian School
730 E. Worth St., Grapevine, TX 76051
Hours of Operation: 8am–4pm
Ages: Pre-K–12th Grade / Capacity: Varies per grade
Do you offer a before or after school program? Both Before and After School Programs
About Us: Grapevine Faith exists to develop and graduate authentic Christian leaders. Join us for open house to meet our faculty and principals as well as other Faith families! Dates: February 23, March 30, and April 20.

The Kessler School
1215 Turner Ave., Dallas, TX 75208
Hours of Operation: 7:30am–5:45pm
Ages: PreK–8th Grade / Capacity: Varies per grade
Do you offer a before or after school program? After School Program
About Us: The Kessler School offers an innovative academic environment that gives students a solid foundation, confidence and a love of learning. The Kessler School is located minutes from downtown Dallas in the hills of Kessler Park.

Messiah Lutheran Classical Academy
1308 Whitley Rd., Keller, TX 76248
Hours of Operation: 8am–4pm
Ages: 2yrs–8th Grade / Capacity: 150
Do you offer a before or after school program? Both Before and After School Programs
About Us: Our preschool features a family atmosphere with experienced teachers that ignite a children’s love of learning.

Our Redeemer
7611 Park Ln., Dallas, TX 75225
Hours of Operation: 7am–6pm
Ages: 1yr–6th Grade / Capacity: 220
Do you offer a before or after school program? Both Before and After School Programs
About Us: Our Redeemer: Academically focused—joy filled—spiritually rich! Serving early childhood and elementary, including our new KinderBridge program beginning Fall 21–22. Located just across from NorthPark Center. Enrollment is now open—join us!

Parish Episcopal School
14115 Hillcrest Rd., Dallas, TX 75254
4101 Sigma Rd., Dallas, TX 75244
Hours of Operation: 7:30am– 6pm
Ages: PK3–12th Grade / Capacity: 1,140
Do you offer a before or after school program? After School Program
About Us: Parish promotes belonging and engagement across all disciplines, helping students, from the youngest PreK child (3 years old), find balance and joy in their educational journey and discover their authentic self in an inclusive community.

Pediatrics Plus Developmental Preschool
6025 Sports Village Rd., Frisco, TX 75033
Hours of Operation: 7am–6pm
Ages: 6wks–6yrs / Capacity: N/A
Do you offer a before or after school program? Both Before and After School Programs
About Us: Our preschool provides a natural classroom for children with special needs with therapists, behavior specialists, and a nurse to work alongside the teachers. We also offer specialized classrooms for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Prince of Peace Catholic School
5100 W. Plano Pkwy., Plano, TX 75093
Hours of Operation: 7:30am–6pm
Ages: 3yrs–8th Grade / Capacity: Varies per grade
Do you offer a before or after school program? After School Program
About Us: At Prince of Peace, our focus is the whole child, the whole family, the whole community. We serve ages 3–8th grade and are currently offering in-person campus tours. We hope you will join us!

River Legacy Living Science Center
703 NW Green Oaks Blvd., Arlington, TX 76006
Hours of Operation: 9am–5pm
Ages: 3– 6yrs / Capacity: 3yrs class: 9; 4–6yrs class: 12
Do you offer a before or after school program? After School Program
About Us: River Legacy Nature School provides an environment that encourages a child’s inborn sense of wonder and curiosity to flourish. Indoor and outdoor explorations at River Legacy Living Science Center introduce children to the natural world.

Small Miracles Academy
2700 S. Rigsbee Dr., Plano, TX 75074
3912 Alma Dr., Plano, TX 75023
5902 N Jupiter Rd., Garland, TX 75044
5545 Brookview Ct., Sachse, TX 75048
208 S Allen Heights Dr., Allen, TX 75002
2301 Mesquite Valley Rd., Mesquite, TX 75149
1015 Newberry Dr., Richardson, TX 75080
Hours of Operation: 6am– 6pm
Ages: infant–13yrs / Capacity: 150
Do you offer a before or after school program? Both Before and After School Programs
About Us: We create nurturing community in which children learn and grow in a safe, warm and secure environment. Our family of licensed child care campuses provide care for children from infancy through pre-kindergarten.

Southwest Christian School
6801 Dan Danciger Rd., Fort Worth, TX 76133
Hours of Operation: 7am–6pm
Ages: 3–12th Grade / Capacity: Varies
Do you offer a before or after school program? Both Before and After School Programs
About Us:For 50 years, Southwest Christian School has been a leader in Christian education. Our mission is to provide a Christ-centered, college preparatory education that graduates young adults equipped as Christian leaders in the world.

Waypoint Montessori
1513 Hall Johnson Rd., Colleyville, TX 76034
Hours of Operation: 8am–3:30pm, after care until 6pm
Ages: 14 mos–6th Grade / Capacity: 150
Do you offer a before or after school program? After School Program
About Us: Waypoint Montessori is an accredited AMI and TAAPS (private school) program. Situated on 9 acres in Colleyville and serving the surrounding towns. All lead teachers have undergraduate degrees and AMI diplomas. Celebrating 50 years!

For more options, visit DFWChild’s Child Care & Education Directory.