We all want our children to learn and grow in a safe and loving environment. When it’s time for your child to start attending preschool, there are SO MANY wonderful schools in our area to choose from. To make it easier for you to see your options, we have created our comprehensive list of Scottsdale Preschools. Read about some of our sponsored schools and take a look at the tabs below for all of the schools in our area.
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SMB Sponsored Preschools
New Covenant Lutheran School
The preschool program at New Covenant Lutheran School offers both half day and full day common core based early learning curriculum. Students are exposed and introduced to academics through a variety of age appropriate lessons. Teachers at New Covenant are continuously measuring individual knowledge, skills and behaviors of the children. Students attending preschool will also receive lessons in Spanish, Bible, and Chapel. Full day students will continue the academic journey after lunch and participate in music and movement, science, and mathematics, as well as expanded curriculum from morning activities.
Christ Church School
Christ Church School’s goal is to educate the whole child…mind, heart, and spirit. Their preschool programs include pay based activities for twos and threes, and expanded academic programs for pre-k and junior kindergarten students. Small class sizes ensure your child will receive the attention and focus they need to learn and grow. Christ Church School also offers a variety of curriculum that includes chapel, music, library, and P.E. Learn more about their flexible scheduling and what their preschool can offer our family by contacting them at one of the links below.
Developing Minds Academy
At Developing Minds Academy, they offer Dual Language (Spanish) and small class sizes with low ratios. The social emotional learning approach to teaching is an effective way to help students learn self regulation, confidence, and executive function skills, preparing them for cognitive and academic success. They sets the stage for life long learners, with a mindful approach to Early Childhood Education. They also offer a natural playground and weekly lessons with yoga, mindfulness, music and sports.
Scottsdale Children's Institute
The Scottsdale Children’s Institute (SCI) is a new, inclusive kindergarten readiness program located in North Scottsdale. SCI aims to prepare children ages 2-6, both with and without disabilities, to be successful in kindergarten. SCI’s highly trained teachers implement evidence-based curricula and deliver highly effective instruction in the areas of reading, writing, mathematics, social skills, play skills, language development, and more! Insurance, private pay, and ESA fund options are accepted (some limitations apply).
Scottsdale United Methodist Cooperative Preschool
S.E.E.K. Early Learning Center
Desert Foothills Lutheran Preschool
Desert Foothills Lutheran Preschool is a warm, caring place where children observe and inquire, in order to make sense of their world. Our school uses the Core Knowledge Curriculum to promote intellectual and emotional growth. The staff provides a team approach which ensures that children finish our preschool ready for kindergarten.
Primrose School of North Scottsdale
Primrose Schools® is a national system of accredited private preschools that provides a premier early education and child care experience for children and families. The teachers and staff partner with parents to help build the right foundation for future learning and in life.
Desert Springs Christian Preschool
At Desert Springs Christian Preschool, they offer a loving Christ-centered environment. They are a traditional half-day preschool providing a balance of preschool-appropriate structure and play-based learning for children ages 3-5. They believe that a child learns best through hands-on intentional play and our experienced teachers work hard to create fun interactive learning opportunities each day. They also offer expanded opportunities for learning in the flexible after school programs.