2024 Guide to Best Preschools in Atlanta
These great Atlanta preschools foster learning in a caring and fun environment, getting kids started on a path to success in school and in life.
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The Preschool at Atlanta Academy helps young students make an easy transition from home to the classroom. The nurturing environment provides each child with what he or she needs in a foundation for lifelong learning. Children develop close friendships, and work together to learn and explore new concepts.
Exposure to languages from a young age has a magical effect on learning. AIS offers full immersion preschool programs in French, German, Spanish and Chinese. All students, even from age, 3 follow the inquiry-based International Baccalaureate curriculum, allowing exploration and learning about the world through play.
Carlisle Montessori School provides superior academic programs for children — toddler (12 months) to preschool (3/4) and kindergarten (5). A cozy school cottage located in Atlanta, Carlisle’s nurturing and caring community provides a strong foundation in the most important first six years of life, creating opportunities for leadership, independence, sense of community and critical thinking.
At The Children’s School, three-, four- and five-year-olds are active participants in learning and building community. The school’s progressive, child-centered approach embeds academic challenge within a nurturing environment.
Galloway students in Pre-K3 through 12th grade are active and curious learners who enjoy the chance to discover new things and challenge themselves. Galloway provides a strong foundation through classrooms designed to foster critical thinking, curiosity, and a sense of belonging.
Enrolling 1,365 students in Grades PK3-12, the HIES Primary School offers an academically focused, age-appropriate early-childhood program. Beginning with 3-year-olds and progressing through K-Prep and kindergarten, students learn and grow in an environment of love and support.
The Holy Spirit Prep Preschool program serves students ages 6 months through Pre-K4. The classical Catholic curriculum is designed to teach students about the wonderful world around them through the lens of the Catholic faith.
The Landmark Early Childhood Center meets the individual child’s needs within the framework of the group, never losing sight of the powerful impact actions and words will have on each child. Recognizing that children are unique very child is honored for who they are, for they are God’s masterpieces.
The Preschool at McGinnis Woods is a joy filled, NAEYC accredited learning environment for infants through 4 years old. Caring teachers engage children in developmentally appropriate activities each day that lead to discovery, learning and smiles.
At MJCCA Preschools, children develop a love of learning and find friendships that last a lifetime. MJCCA Preschools offer a progressive curriculum, specialty enrichment classes, and an infusion of Jewish values for children ages 6 weeks through Transitional Kindergarten.
Voted 4 times as “Best Preschool” in Cobb, preschoolers at Mount Paran Christian School learn through creativity and play, and can’t wait for hands-on STEAM exploration each week. Faculty are state-certified and degreed teachers who are career educators that nurture faith in God in the hearts of their students.
Mount Vernon’s youngest learners are curious, strong and competent. Fostering each child’s natural interests, teachers challenge students through hands-on, play-based activities to build a foundation for learning. A thorough understanding of brain science, child development and appropriate activities is at the heart of the Preschool.
Pre-K3 and Pre-K4 children at Pinecrest Academy thrive in a rich, warm, loving environment. The curriculum includes art, music, Spanish, religion and P.E. Small groups allow teachers to accommodate different learning styles while still meeting PreK academic objectives necessary to prepare children for Kindergarten.
Nestled in the heart of Atlanta’s Buckhead community, Saint Anne’s Day School is a Reggio-inspired preschool serving children one to five years old. Saint Anne’s is known for its innovative teaching practices, adding Science and Spanish Immersion programming this year. The beautiful campus boasts warm and welcoming classrooms and outdoor spaces.
Science Akadémeia is a full-day, year-round preschool program for children ages 2 to 6 years, providing a high-quality early science education in a fun, caring, and visually stimulating environment. Children receive the tools to cultivate their innate curiosity while building a foundation for math, art, technology, language, and literacy.
The Early Childhood Learning Center offers classrooms designed for 2-year-olds through first grade, a STEAM village with science lab, tinker space, art room and an outdoor learning space all geared to foster engagement and collaborative learning. A 21st-century core curriculum is coupled with a wide range of co-curricular classes.
Walker instills a love of learning with a curriculum that is hands-on and child-centered. Playing has a purpose, improving a child’s fine motor skills, number sense and working memory. Students learn to impact an ever-changing world through collaboration, problem solving, movement and application.
At Woodward Academy, learning starts with joy. Pre-kindergarteners receive encouragement and guidance to foster a natural spark of curiosity in an intentionally inclusive community representing. With low teacher-student ratios, Woodward provides each child with individual attention and a loving environment.
For even more Atlanta-area preschools, visit our preschool directory.