Great Southwest Ohio Preschools

Looking for a preschool? Check out these Great Southwest Ohio Preschool options! 

The New School Montessori
Since our founding in 1970, we’ve interwoven Montessori principles, peace curriculum, and problem-solving concepts to provide a stimulating and nurturing school environment for children ages 3-12. Our Montessori-credentialed staff support high academic and personal achievement. Students enjoy our wooded playgrounds, home-cooked healthy lunches (included in tuition), and family-like setting in North Avondale’s Mitchell Mansion. Half- and Full-day available. Dual accreditation: AMS, ISACS.
Phone: (513) 281-7999
Address: 3 Burton Woods Lane, Cincinnati, OH 45229

The Seven Hills School

Seven Hills is a co-ed, independent school for students from pre-kindergarten for 2-year-olds through grade 12. In our pre-kindergarten program, children play to learn: about new objects, ideas, and situations and about new ways to think. It’s also where they encounter concepts that prepare them for future lessons in reading, writing, math, problem-solving, creative thinking, and social development.

Phone: (513) 728-2400
Address: 5400 Red Bank Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45227

Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy

For our youngest learners, CHCA is a vibrant, caring learning family where children are celebrated as unique gifts from God. Combining the best practices in early childhood education with the latest research on brain development, a Reggio-inspired approach, and instruction that integrates five theological “big ideas,” we help little ones explore, discover, question, and construct meaning through hands-on, project-based curriculum.

Phone: (513) 249-0900
Downtown Campus: 140 W. 9th St., Cincinnati, OH 45202
North Campus: 11312 Snider Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45249

Mercy Montessori Center

For more than 50 years, Mercy Montessori has educated the whole child, developing a strong foundation for learning. Mercy offers outdoor learning spaces, weekly swim lessons, a farm-to-table microeconomy program, sliding scale tuition, and financial aid. Currently offering 5-day, in-person classes for preschool-8th grade. Virtual tours available year-round. Discover the magic of Mercy! Registration available online.

Phone: (513) 475-6700
Address: 2335 Grandview Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45206

Chai Tots Early Childhood Center

Academic excellence via a unique blend of Jewish and Montessori education offering strong academics, stressing life skills, interpersonal relationship skills and nurturing a love for life-long learning. Individualized curriculum customized for each student, expansive naturally lit rooms, low student ratio. Infant, Toddler, Preschool and Kindergarten programs available (6 wks-6 yrs).

Phone: (513) 247-0900
Location: 7587 Central Parke Blvd., Mason, OH 45040

The Summit Country Day School

The Summit applies the Montessori philosophy in an educational program with half-day and full-day options in our signature Toddler Program (18-36 months) and our PreK through K. We offer before- and after school care through our Extended Day Center. In keeping with the school’s mission, we hope to give our children the ability to connect with others to become productive citizens throughout their lives.

Phone: (513) 871-4700
Address: 2161 Grandin Road, Cincinnati, OH 45208

Central Montessori Academy

At Central Montessori Academy, children from toddler (18 months) – 6th grade are taught by Montessori-trained teachers in environments that cultivate their natural love for learning. Children learn and develop self-confidence, personal creativity, grace & courtesy, and entrepreneurial spirit at their own pace, building self-esteem, while being taught as individuals. We offer extended day programs for both before and after-school. Call today to schedule a tour!

Phone: (513) 742-5800
Address: 1904 Springdale Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45231

The Campus at Kids First

Located inside Kids First Sports Center, The Campus at Kids First offers the premier early learning experience for children. We are the only early learning center in our area that makes physical education a top priority and translates that movement to brain development that will help your child succeed long term. The Campus gives your child an academic edge through physical education.

Phone: (513) 629-5437
Address: 7900 E Kemper Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45249

St. Helen School

The St. Helen Catholic Preschool Program was awarded a 5-star rating in the Step-Up-To-Quality Program. This rating identifies our program as a high-quality learning and development program with a level of quality that exceeds Ohio’s child care licensing standards. In addition, St. Helen has become a Preschool Promise Partner, which assists our staff in providing a better quality education, as well as providing assistance to our families in a variety of ways. As an important part of our school community, preschool students learn early on about the virtues, holy habits that imitate God while preparing to enter Kindergarten. Come check us out at our Open House on February 22, 2024 from 6-8pm!

Phone: (937) 256-1761
Address: 5086 Burkhardt Road, Riverside, OH 45431

Creative Tots, Mason

Our holistic approach allows children (18 months – 5 1/2 years) the opportunity to learn, explore, play and grow while engaging in the fine arts, science, music, yoga and a modernized curriculum. We provide opportunities to use creativity, solve problems, use language, develop new vocabulary and reading skills, while engaging in intellectual activities. There are elements of STEAM education, bilingual education, arts education, as well as lots of physical activities to strengthen the mind and body.

Phone: (513) 770-6776
Address: 6408 Thornberry Ct., Mason, OH 45040

Guardian Angels School

Guardian Angels School provides a nurturing and caring learning environment for preschool and pre-k families, fully preparing them for kindergarten and beyond!

Phone: (513) 624-3141
Address: 6539 Beechmont Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45230

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