Great Southwest Ohio Preschools

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

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

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The Gardner School of Blue Ash

The Gardner School is an academically-focused preschool for ages 6 weeks to 5 years, offering a year-round full and part-time early childhood education program in an engaging, welcoming space. With research-based and S.T.E.A.M.-focused curriculums, The Gardner School balances learning and play, inspiring students’ development.

Phone: (513) 985-9444
Address: 9920 Carver Rd, Blue Ash, OH 45242

A Million Dreams Learning Center

Through our classroom design, playground design and Christian curriculum, it is our desire to maintain a joy-filled, peaceful, creative environment that will enhance and encourage the million dreams of each child. We value spiritual, creative, intellectual and relationship growth.

Phone: (513) 831-5608
Address: 541 Main Street, Milford, OH 45150

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. Our preschool program accepts children ages three to five years old and offers both part and full time schedules. 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 24, 2022 from 6-8pm!

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

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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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Rockwern Academy

Rockwern Academy provides an unparalleled standard of academic excellence, supported by a warm, inclusive community grounded in Jewish values.

Our small class sizes allow our teachers to know their students at a deep personal level, tailoring the learning experience to meet individual needs and interests. An integrated, multi-disciplined curriculum for early childhood through sixth grade supports personal and intellectual growth through discovery and hands-on experiences. In our Early Childhood Education Center (ECEC), children are introduced to the joy of learning through play, and reap the many benefits of early second language acquisition. In our upper grades, students feel safe to take intellectual and creative risks, and each child is uniquely guided to soar to his or her full potential.

Phone: (513) 984-3770
Address: 8401 Montgomery Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45236

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Bishop Leibold School

At Bishop Leibold School, we believe that your student’s early learning experience sets the stage for their educational future! That is why you will find us in our classrooms working on engaging, hands-on, fun learning activities with our students.

Phone: (937) 866-3021
Address: 24 S Third St., Miamisburg, OH 45342

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Cincinnati Christian Schools

With 50 years of experience, CCS offers a safe and loving Christian environment, outstanding academic preparation for college and career, and a community of support that shares your values and priorities.

Phone: (513) 892-8500
Address: 7474 Morris Rd., Fairfield, OH 45011

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Skidaddles offers convenient and reliable care that is available without reservation. Drop-in days, evenings, and weekends whenever you need childcare. Whether you need care for a few hours or all day, part-time, or full-time with flexibility, we can accommodate all your childcare needs! Feel confident knowing your children are having fun and learning while being cared for by well qualified staff in a safe and clean environment.

Phone: Skidaddles Mason: (513) 204‑3482 / Skidaddles Florence: (859) 647‑7529
Addresses: Skidaddles Mason: 5939 Deerfield Blvd #104, Mason, OH 45040 / Skidaddles Florence: 8660 Bankers St, Florence, KY 41042

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Yellow Springs Community Children’s Center

Yellow Springs Community Children’s Center provides a nurturing, family oriented environment to support and enhance the unique social, intellectual, emotional and physical growth of each child.

The curriculum and teaching practices of the Yellow Springs Community Children’s Center use current theory and research concerning how children learn cognitively, socially, emotionally, and physically.
YSCCC provides children with an environment that is responsive to their developmental levels and abilities, is based on their interests, and supports their individual growth.

Phone: (937) 767-7236
Address: 320 Corry St., Yellow Springs, OH 45387

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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 playground, 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

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Crème de la Crème

At Crème de la Crème, we’ve established a proven environment that is conducive to your child’s social and educational success. Our childcare center accommodates students from 6 weeks until 12 years. Students move through themed enrichment classrooms learning from our diverse curriculum. Tour today and experience the Crème Difference.

Phone: (513) 459-4300
Locations: 5324 Natorp Boulevard, Mason, OH 45040

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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

Mercy Montessori

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!

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

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