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Preschools, Nursery Schools, Day Cares, and Pre-K Programs on Long Island

Preschools, Nursery Schools, Day Cares, and Pre-K Programs on Long Island

Find an early childhood education program for your child in Nassau and Suffolk counties.



Start your search for the top preschools, nursery schools, and pre-K programs on Long Island. 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 on Long Island to choose from for your child. You’re sure to find the perfect preschool for your child in Syosset, Merrick, Port Washington, Hicksville, Farmingdale, Melville, Williston Park, Amityville, Uniondale, Hempstead, Stony Brook, Huntington, Westbury, Commack, Plainview, Mineola, Rockville Centre, Bethpage, Islip, Smithtown, Massapequa, Freeport, Roslyn, Hewlett, Lawrence, Dix Hills, Merrick, Jericho, Hamptons, Port Jefferson, and more.

Watch the Long Island School Showcase today to "tour" schools, meet directors, and find the perfect school for your child!



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Day Care & Child Care

PRIMROSE SCHOOL OF WOODBURY NY
90 Crossways Park Drive West, Woodbury
516-921-3300

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Primrose Schools has finally planted its flag on Long Island! Coming this fall, Primrose School of Woodbury NY–a brand new, state-of-the art, accredited early education school, serving children from infancy through pre-K, as well as before- and after-school programs for elementary aged kids.

LITTLE SPONGES CHILD LEARNING CENTER
1000 Shames Drive, Westbury
516-595-7900

Little Sponges offers a professionally designed curriculum for toddlers which nurtures the whole child and supports the childs social, emotional, and intellectual growth.Toddlers are given the opportunity to enjoy activities and benefit from exploration and hands on experiences.

MOMMYBITES NANNY BOARDS
1501 Broadway 12th floor, New York
Email [email protected]

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.

Preschools

PRIMROSE SCHOOL OF WOODBURY NY
90 Crossways Park Drive West, Woodbury
516-921-3300

Website

Teachers guide and extend children’s thinking through purposeful play, meaningful questioning, and direct instruction. Your child is engaged and having fun, not even aware that she’s developing skills to prepare her for reading and math.

COUNTRYSIDE MONTESSORI SCHOOL
354 Lakeville Road, lower level, Great Neck
516-466-8422
Email [email protected]

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.

EAST WOODS SCHOOL
31 Yellow Cote Road, Oyster Bay
516-922-4400

East Woods School is a private school for students in pre-nursery through eighth grade. We provide a supportive learning environment that is as nurturing as it is rigorous. Our students are happy, kind, and respectful leaders and they are prepared for their next journey after East Woods.

EVERBROOK ACADEMY
209 Glen Head Road, Glen Head
866-222-0269
Everbrook Academy of Smithtown
740 Route 347, Smithtown


Everbrook Academy is a 21st century preschool, with a STEAM curriculum. We offer integrated, hands-on learning experiences. Our programs, for infants, toddlers, preschool, and pre-K students, ensure that children are ready for school, and ready for life. Schedule an appointment at everbrookacademy.com to meet with our principal and enroll today.

HARBOR CHILD CARE
Multiple Locations in Nassau County,
516-248-9855
Executive Office: 999 Herricks Road New Hyde Park, NY

For more than 40 years, Harbor Child Care has provided a unique child care program for children ages 12 weeks to 12 years. We believe more than 20,000 children have experienced a warm, kind educational environment, and curriculum that readies them for kindergarten and beyond in multiple locations across Nassau County.

HOLY CHILD ACADEMY
25 Store Hill Road, Old Westbury
516-626-9300
Email [email protected]

Holy Child Academy is Long Island's only premier, independent Catholic school for children of all faiths - toddler through eighth grade. Our creative educators help each child develop a joy for learning by seamlessly integrating a traditional curriculum with technology, fine arts, music, theater, and athletics.

LITTLE SPONGES CHILD LEARNING CENTER
1000 Shames Drive, Westbury
516-595-7900

Little Sponges offers a professionally designed curriculum for toddlers which nurtures the whole child and supports the childs social, emotional, and intellectual growth. Toddlers are given the opportunity to enjoy activities and benefit from exploration and hands on experiences.

TEMPLE SINAI EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER
425 Roslyn Road, Roslyn Heights
516-621-8708
Email [email protected]

Temple Sinai Early Childhood Center is a safe, supportive, and positive environment for play-based learning and exploration. Inspired by Jewish values, our curriculum fosters curiosity, confidence, and growth. Our team is dedicated to helping each child reach their greatest potential. Most importantly, our classrooms are filled with learning, laughter, and love.


And you can always browse more of our education resources on Long Island, including private schools, Catholic schools, and special education schools.

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