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Preschools, Nursery Schools, & Pre-K Programs in Brooklyn

Preschools, Nursery Schools, & Pre-K Programs in Brooklyn

Find the best early childhood education program for your child in Brooklyn.



Start your search for the top preschools, nursery schools, and pre-K programs in Brooklyn. See the full list of early childhood classes here.

One of parents’ biggest concerns is ensuring their kids get a good education—and enrolling your child in the best preschool for them sets the foundation. After all, educators and child development experts say early childhood education offers kids advantages long after they leave their preschool classroom and helps set them up for success in school and beyond. Preschool helps young children learn to face social interactions, develop social and emotional skills, boost resiliency and curiosity, get ready for classroom learning, understand the concept of a routine, and more. The good news is there are plenty of quality preschools in Brooklyn to choose from for your child. You’re sure to find the perfect preschool for your child in Dumbo, Park Slope, Prospect Heights, Cobble Hill, Williamsburg, Bed-Stuy, Crown Heights, Sheepshead Bay, Red Hook, Brooklyn Heights, Bay Ridge, Greenpoint, Marine Park, Flatbush.



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Day Care & Child Care


ABC CHILD CENTER
109 Nassau Ave., Greenpoint
718-389-9004
Email info@abcchildcenter.com

Providing childcare since 1993. ABC's goal is to provide safe, age-appropriate, and stimulating programs for children from ages 3 months to 4 years, while fulfilling their need to laugh, learn, play, make new friends, and discover new things. ABC is open year-round, Monday-Friday, 8am-6pm with rolling admission.


GAN JEWISH DAY CARE
2901 Campus Road , Brooklyn
718-968-7575
Email ganhillel@gmail.com

Our licensed teachers provide individual attention to children. With more than 25 years of experience we offer a safe and educational experience. Registration is open for the school year and for summer camp 2020! We have a few spots still available for ages 2-4. Free UPK for children born in 2016.


LIL' FOOTPRINTS
7805 20th Ave., Brooklyn
718-234-5890

2033 76th St., Brooklyn
917-903-7838

Lil' Footprints is a family oriented daycare. We have been in business for 15 years. For ages 2-5, we offer a five-day program from 7am-6:30pm, a part-time schedule, outdoor playground, Italian lessons, yoga, and dance classes. Our staff is fully certified and prepared to meet your child's every need.


LITTLE HANDS & FEET
1270 Bay Ridge Parkway, Brooklyn
718-680-KIDS (5437)

Little Hands & Feet was founded by Aneshah, who has been certified in childcare for 20 years. Our goal is to provide a healthy, safe, and nurturing environment while focusing on educational and social development. We believe each child is special and unique. Our staff is dedicated, qualified, and trained.

Preschools


A WHOLE NEW WORLD ACADEMY
910 Union St.,
718-230-0022, 718-230-0026

Brand new preschool facility with a knowledgeable staff conveniently located on Grand Army Plaza. Modern STEM area to develop math and science skills. Imaginative dramatic play area to enhance language and social skills. Open from 7am-7pm.


A. FANTIS PAROCHIAL SCHOOL
195 State St., Brooklyn Heights
718-624-0501

A. Fantis graduates enter their high schools of choice fluent in Greek and educated in the Socratic Method with strong faith as foundation. The A. Fantis School is a small, private, and inclusive Greek Orthodox school in Brooklyn Heights for preschool to eighth grade. Visit us during our fall open houses.


ABC CHILD CENTER
109 Nassau Ave., Greenpoint
718-389-9004
Email info@abcchildcenter.com

Providing childcare since 1993. ABC's goal is to provide safe, age-appropriate, and stimulating programs for children from ages 3 months to 4 years, while fulfilling their need to laugh, learn, play, make new friends, and discover new things. ABC is open year-round, Monday-Friday, 8am-6pm with rolling admission.


BROOKLYN AMITY SCHOOL
3867 Shore Parkway, Brooklyn
718-891-6100
Email info@amityschool.org

Brooklyn Amity School will now be offering a tuition-based pre-K-3 program. This early childhood program will offer two enrollment options: half-day (8am-12pm), and full-day (8am-3pm). Our free UPK program provides an integrated curriculum of activities balancing emotional, social, physical, and intellectual development. Visit amityschool.org, for more details about the program.


BRYAN’S EDUCATIONAL CENTER
3922-3924 Church Ave., Brooklyn
718-282-6944
Email info@bryanseducationalcenter.com

Give your child a strong start at Bryan's Educational Center! We strive to provide access to high quality, early childhood programming. Bryan's is accepting applications for our preschool (ages 2-3), UPK, kindergarten, and after-school programs. Schedule your tour today.


DILLON CHILD STUDY CENTER
239 Vanderbilt Ave., Clinton Hill, Brooklyn
718-940-5678
Email sstrautcollard@sjcny.edu

The Dillon Child Study Center, located on the campus of St. Josephs College in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn, offers half- and full-day programming for ages 2-5 based on the child development approach. With spacious, sun-filled classrooms and a beautiful outdoor play area, each childs development is fostered in all areas.


ELITE MINDS MONTESSORI
117 Union St., Carroll Gardens
347-916-1433
Email director@elitemindsmontessori.com

Elite Minds Montessori is a private preschool in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn for children ages 2-6. At Elite Minds Montessori we offer a nurturing multilingual (English and French) environment where children can develop their unique skills and potential by engaging their minds in art, music, and play in a traditional Montessori setting. 


GAN JEWISH DAY CARE
2901 Campus Road , Brooklyn
718-968-7575
Email ganhillel@gmail.com

Our licensed teachers provide individual attention to children. With more than 25 years of experience we offer a safe and educational experience. Registration is open for the school year and for summer camp 2020! We have a few spots still available for ages 2-4. Free UPK for children born in 2016.


GUIDEPOST MONTESSORI
717 Driggs Ave.,Williamsburg
347-464-0490
guidepostmontessori.com/williamsburg

212 Hicks St., Brooklyn Heights
929-524-3588
guidepostmontessori.com/brooklyn-heights

Guidepost Montessori is among a growing network of schools that serves more than 2,200 families worldwide. Our campuses in Brooklyn serve children age 12 months through fifth grade. Guidepost's exceptionally beautiful classrooms are equipped with lovingly chosen furniture and authentic Montessori materials, designed to inspire your child. Visit guidepostmontessori.com.


INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF NEW YORK
4 E. 90th St. , New York
212-641-0260
Email info@ianyc.org

The International Academy of New York is a multi-cultural, diverse, independent school for toddlers-5th grade (with a future middle school). At the core of the school's curriculum is an exceptional Chinese/Spanish bilingual program, daily instruction in the arts, and a focus on excellence in literacy and math. Visit ianyc.org to learn more.


LIFE AUDREY JOHNSON
272 Moffat St. , Brooklyn
718-574-0130

Pre-K for All, Head Start, and Early Learning Programs are available. Free Covid-safe, in-person, remote and blended education offered for children 2.9-5, five days a week from 8am-6pm for eligible families. D.O.E. curriculum followed, indoor/outdoor play space and free nutritious meals are available. Our teachers are certified, staff is bilingual.


LITTLE HANDS & FEET
1270 Bay Ridge Parkway, Brooklyn
718-680-KIDS (5437)

Little Hands & Feet was founded by Aneshah, who has been certified in childcare for 20 years. Our goal is to provide a healthy, safe, and nurturing environment while focusing on educational and social development. We believe each child is special and unique. Our staff is dedicated, qualified, and trained.


LITTLE SCHOLARS LEARNING CENTER
718-210-3233, Mariana Korsunsky, M.S.ED director
52 Quentin Road
448 Neptune Ave.
104 West End Ave.
4123 Avenue U
1502 W. 1st St.
631 E. 18th St.

Email littlescholarsnyc@gmail.com

At Little Scholars Childcare Center, we provide a carefully crafted curriculum to fit various learning styles. Children are provided opportunities to explore with hands-on learning activities to inspire creativity and learning. Our philosophy centers on the idea that children should be taught how to think and not what to think.


LITTLE SPROUTS PRESCHOOL
435 Kings Highway , Brooklyn
718-339-8121, 347-492-5515

We foster confidence and success by providing a joyful, interactive learning experience. Our little sprouts are provided with a loving and nurturing environment that facilitates their physical, intellectual, emotional, social, and moral development. We ensure your child receives a high quality education at an affordable cost.


MUSE ACADEMY
126 Saint Felix St., Brooklyn
929-400-1751
Email info@museacademybk.com

MUSE Academy offers in-person, arts-enriched education with small classes and enhanced safety protocols five days-a-week. We have a limited number of slots remaining for pre-K 3 through first grade this year. It's not too late to enroll your child in a school that offers inquiry-based learning including music, movement, and Spanish.


PACHÉ MONTESSORI
292 Court St., Brooklyn
718-208-4665

Pach Montessori (formally LePort Montessori) is an authentic Montessori school for children 3 months through kindergarten. A dedicated team of educators lovingly guide students' process of self-construction by supporting their independence and leveraging their natural curiosity and desire to learn in a safe environment.


REDEEMER ST. JOHN'S NURSERY SCHOOL
939 83rd St.,
718-833-7700

Redeemer St. John's Nursery School has served the community for more than 40 years. Our goal is to foster a child's positive self-image, encourage curiosity, and promote cooperation by providing opportunities for problem solving, self-expression, and logical thinking. Thematic curriculum focuses on fun, age-appropriate activities-integrated into all subject areas.


SAINT SAVIOUR CATHOLIC ACADEMY
701 8th Ave., Park Slope
718-768-8000 x4
Email nlynch@sscaparkslope.org

Saint Saviour Catholic Academy prepares students from nursery to eighth grade for higher education. Our academy offers a balanced curriculum of rigorous academics designed to meet the common core standards and a vibrant arts and extracurricular program paired with the spiritual teachings of Catholicism.


SMART START EARLY LEARNING CENTER
8411 Fort Hamilton Parkway, Brooklyn
718-921-1868
Email smartstart@verizon.net

While providing a safe, warm, and nurturing environment, our staff addresses the social, emotional, and physical needs of children. Through thematic units, arts and crafts, and dramatic play, the whole child will flourish. Full- and part-time classes for ages 2-3, and free Universal Pre-K for age 4, with extended-day option.


STEPPING STONES NURSERY SCHOOL
245 86th St., Bay Ridge
718-630-1000
Stepping Stones-The Next Step
9321 Ridge Blvd., Brooklyn
718-630-1001

Email steppingstones86@aol.com

Join Stepping Stones to share the joys of early exploration and discovery. The children at Stepping Stones achieve successful social skills and build a wonderful rapport with their peers and teachers. Watch your child grow through hands-on learning and small group instruction based on an independent and creative curriculum.


TREASURE ISLAND
347 74th St. (corner of 4th Avenue and 74th Street),
718-238-7676
Email silbekidz@aol.com

Every child deserves a champion who connects with them and helps them to become the best that they can be. At Treasure Island our staff are champions for all children, helping each child to become a confident, motivated, engaged learner. The program promotes social competencies, active thinking, and problem-solving skills.


WORLD OF WONDERS EARLY CHILDCARE CENTER
7219 New Utrecht Ave., Brooklyn
718-621-4216
6705 13th Ave.

Email wrldofwonders@aol.com

World of Wonders Early Childcare Center is a premier program that provides a safe and nurturing environment. Our developmentally appropriate curriculum helps foster each child's cognitive, emotional, physical, and social development through free play, dramatic play, computers, music and movement, and outdoor play.


And you can always browse more of our education resources in Brooklyn, including private schools, Catholic schools, and special education schools.

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