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Preschools, Nursery Schools, Day Cares, and Pre-K Programs in Queens

Preschools, Nursery Schools, Day Cares, and Pre-K Programs in Queens

Give your child the best early childhood education in Queens.



Start your search for the top preschools, nursery schools, and pre-K programs in Queens. 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 Queens to choose from for your child. You’re sure to find the perfect preschool for your child in Flushing, Astoria, Long Island City, Jamaica, Kew Gardens, Ridgewood, Fresh Meadows, Middle Village, Glendale, Jackson Heights, Maspeth, Woodside, and more.

Watch the Manhattan, Brooklyn, & Queens School Showcase today to "tour" schools, meet directors, and find the perfect school for your child!



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Day Care & Child Care

KON GEN INTERNATIONAL PRESCHOOL
196-25 42nd Ave., Bayside
718-281-2338

This September we will offer free 3-K and UPK classes! Our educational program is grounded in the Department of Education monthly unit studies and is play and project based. We will be offering toddler classes for age 2. We have a roof-top playground, indoor play space, and a dance room!

MOMMYBITES NANNY BOARDS
1501 Broadway 12th floor, New York
Email mommybites@mommybites.com

Mommybites is a community that connects expectant, new, and young moms to resources, education, expert parenting tips, fun family activities, job opportunities, childcare, and each other.

PS FAMILY NYC
Locations Throughout Brooklyn and Queens,
718-701-1707
Email info@psfamilynyc.org

PS Family NYC, an agency funded through the DOE, is responsible for managing one of the largest Family Child Care Networks in NYC. We work directly with in-home child care providers to build their businesses and help families find high-quality, low-cost, or free childcare to fit their family's needs.

QUEENS COMMUNITY HOUSE- QUEENS CHILDCARE NETWORK
108-25 62nd Drive , Forest Hills, Queens
347-897-4949
Email childcare@qchnyc.org

Queens Childcare Network (QCCN) is comprised of more than 40 licensed in-home daycares. QCCN provides our daycares with dedicated educational coaching-health, nutrition, and safety monitoring. We also help families of infants and toddlers apply for affordable childcare through NYC DOE EarlyLearn or 3K. To learn more, email childcare@qchnyc.org or call 347-897-4949.   

TINY FOOTSTEPS
167-01 Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows
718-969-5500
Email tinyfootstepsny@yahoo.com

Come and see why Tiny Footsteps lead to leaps in learning! We provide exceptional childcare services to children ages 1-5 in Fresh Meadows and the surrounding communities. Our qualified staff provide our young learners with the school readiness skills needed to achieve academic success for years to come.

Preschools

CATHOLIC SCHOOLS - BROOKLYN AND QUEENS
718-965-7380
Email catholicschools@diobrook.org

Your child deserves a Catholic School education. More than ever, educating the minds and hearts of our children is vitally important. We invite you to visit with a Catholic school near you to learn about faith based and value centered education with a track record of academic excellence.

COUNTRYSIDE MONTESSORI SCHOOL
354 Lakeville Road, lower level, Great Neck
516-466-8422
Email info@cmsgn.com

Countryside Montessori School offers children, 18 months to 6 years, a well-balanced and enriched curriculum which includes traditional subjects, art, and music. They are located on an estate-like setting with an outdoor playground and nature walks. Classrooms are fully equipped and spacious.

FLUSHING YMCA PRE-K (CODE QAJR)
138-46 Northern Blvd., Flushing
718-551-9356
Email lrothstein@ymcanyc.org

Our quality Pre-K is offered five days-a-week, open to children throughout NYC. Children are taught by a multi-lingual staff of licensed, certified teachers. The curriculum offers enriching activities that develop children’s intellectual, social, and emotional learning skills in a safe, nurturing environment. Private playground, nutritious lunches, family events. 

GARDEN SCHOOL
33-16 79th St., Jackson Heights
718-335-6363

This is where it starts. A child entering preschool takes first steps along an educational path that will continue through high school. At Garden School, we take those steps seriously while our youngest learners laugh with joy and express wonder through play, hands-on experience, and the building blocks of formalized learning.

HOLY CROSS GREEK AMERICAN DAY SCHOOL OF WHITESTONE
12-03 150th St., Whitestone, Queens
718-767-2955
Email info@holycrossgreekchurch.com

The preschool experience is a child’s first step into the world that goes beyond that of their own family. We are aware of each child’s emotional and educational needs and will meet them with love, compassion, and support. Our mission is to provide a healthy, and stimulating learning environment of outstanding educational quality.  

IVY DAY SCHOOL
65-01 Kissena Blvd. Flushing 718-460-6366
70-44 Kissena Blvd. Flushing 718-880-1888
104-70 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills
718-997-1997

Email dinam@ivydayschool.com

Books and blocks, music and dance, art and creativity! At Ivy Day School (three locations), we provide our decade-long standard of academic excellence to children ages 2-5. We envision students will develop essential skills for a lifetime of achievements via fun, stimulating activities.

THE KEW-FOREST SCHOOL
119-17 Union Turnpike, Forest Hills
718-268-4667

The Preschool program at The Kew-Forest School invites children from diverse backgrounds to take the lead in pursuing their interests. With a lens on social and emotional development, teachers create engaging opportunities for the children to learn through a balance of self-directed play and structured academic activities.  

KON GEN INTERNATIONAL PRESCHOOL
196-25 42nd Ave., Bayside
718-281-2338

This September we will offer free 3-K and UPK classes! Our educational program is grounded in the Department of Education monthly unit studies and is play and project based. We will be offering toddler classes for age 2. We have a roof-top playground, indoor play space, and a dance room!

KREATIVE KIDS & VICKI'S DANCE STUDIO
61 Maple Ave., New City
845-634-2202

Kreative Kids is a toddler and nursery program for ages 16 months to 4 years (diapers welcomed)! Classes are divided by age. We offer arts and crafts, music with instruments, singing, creative movement, tumbling, story time, snack time, and early learning skills. We offer small class sizes and flexible, extended hours.

LITTLE BLOSSOMS OF MIDDLE VILLAGE
8402 60th Ave., Middle Village
917-627-5679 917-745-0955
Email littleblossomsofmiddlevillage@gmail.com

Little Blossoms of Middle Village is a place for kids to learn and grow! A hands-on, exploratory approach to learning is provided. We offer early drop-off and after-school. In our brand new facility we have a creative monthly curriculum that focuses on motor skills, speech/language development, math, science, and social studies. 

NEW YORK CITY MAGNET SCHOOLS
Locations throughout Manhattan, Brooklyn, The Bronx, and Queens,
Email info@magnetschools.nyc

Magnet schools are nationally recognized for innovative learning. A magnet education offers unique programs for 3K, pre-K, and kindergarten designed to promote academic and social emotional skills that set the foundation for learning. The diversified approaches to teaching at magnet schools promote creativity, collaboration, and critical thinking for all students.

NOAH'S ARK PREPARATORY
38-20 Bell Blvd., Bayside
718-279-4251

noahsarkschool.com
noahsarkpreparatory@gmail.com

Noah's Ark Preparatory Inc. strives to create a learning environment, which invites the fullest potential of each person's gifts. Both nursery and pre-kindergarten classrooms are divided into distinct learning areas and foster the love of learning. Please call for further information about all of our programs, including UPK.

PS FAMILY NYC
Locations Throughout Brooklyn and Queens,
718-701-1707
Email info@psfamilynyc.org

PS Family NYC, an agency funded through the DOE, is responsible for managing one of the largest Family Child Care Networks in NYC. We work directly with in-home child care providers to build their businesses and help families find high-quality, low-cost, or free childcare to fit their family's needs.

QUEENS COMMUNITY HOUSE- QUEENS CHILDCARE NETWORK
108-25 62nd Drive , Forest Hills, Queens
347-897-4949
Email childcare@qchnyc.org

Queens Childcare Network (QCCN) is comprised of more than 40 licensed in-home daycares. QCCN provides our daycares with dedicated educational coaching-health, nutrition, and safety monitoring. We also help families of infants and toddlers apply for affordable childcare through NYC DOE EarlyLearn or 3K. To learn more, email childcare@qchnyc.org or call 347-897-4949.   


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