Below you will find a list of preschools in North Brooklyn. This is a community resource that we hope you will find helpful. If you would like to have your program added to this list or updates to existing information, please contact us.
About: “ABC’s goal is to provide the highest quality of service based on the latest educational research in early childhood. Our staff work diligently to create a safe, age-appropriate and nurturing environment where a child can play, explore, learn, grow, and make life-long friends.”
Differentiator: Emphasis on success of each individual child in a warm environment with plenty of individualized attention.
About: “Ardor School for Passion-Based Learning is an independent day school admitting children as young as 2 years old through 8th grade. We are offering enrollment for 2 and 3 year old programs, Pre-K, Kindergarten, Grades 1 and 2. Going forward, we will be adding one grade every year. We enrich a joy for learning through a multi-faceted and rigorous curriculum, in which each child’s interests for defined areas of learning are the central focus.”
Differentiator: Beautiful, newly-renovated and spacious 3-story building featuring a large classrooms, a gym and theater space. After school programs, summer camp, flexible schedules.
About: “Our World at Their Fingertips curriculum features an arts program that sparks creativity, a language program that fosters an interest in reading, a science program that stimulates curiosity, our school has dedicated movement areas to help keep children active, a STEM lab where children learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and Art Studio.”
Differentiator: Emphasis on creating a joyful space for learning filled with high quality materials and a Reggio Emilia approach to learning.
About: “Building Blocks of Greenpoint is super excited to be part of the growing Greenpoint community! The brand new, state of the art facility is now open. Featuring beautiful, spacious classrooms with floor to ceiling windows with plenty of natural light and warm color tones creating calmness and harmony. Offering a high quality program utilizing Montessori-inspired toys and curriculum, along with enrichment classes such as music, movement, cooking, and dance. The focus is on providing a loving, child-centered environment where learning is done through self exploration and group play. The goal is to create and inspire an everlasting educational foundation to become successful, independent adults.”
Differentiator: In addition to providing a safe and exciting learning environment, Building Blocks gives busy working parents the peace of mind knowing that all food is provided on site. Building Blocks has partnered with outside caterers to provide children with healthy nutritious meals included in the tuition. Breakfast, lunch and snack are all provided complimentary.
About: “At C’E Montessori we prepare the child to transform their world, without prejudice to what that world will be, which child will transform it or how it needs to be transformed. We respect the potential of the child and the fundamentals of our ideas enough to allow our students to imagine that world different.”
Differentiator: A “Peace Education” and “Gender-Inclusive” Curriculum and emphasis on social justice and diversity. Organic snacks and teaching a love of cooking and healthy food.
About: “Carrig Montessori School is a traditional Montessori preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten located in Williamsburg. Our central location is convenient for those living in Bushwick and Greenpoint in Brooklyn, and Glendale, Maspeth, Middle Village, and Ridgewood in Queens. We take pride in being one of the few childcare centers in Brooklyn to offer the learning environment of a school, combined with the extended hours of a daycare. Owned and operated by local parents since 2009, we are committed to providing high quality Montessori education at an affordable price. Our tuition reflects a true desire to serve the community and remain accessible to families in the neighborhood.”
Differentiator: Optional extended day hours until 6pm for working parents. Outdoor play space includes a private patio and the playgrounds at Cooper Park, located directly across the street.
About: “Spanish immersion program were kids can learn and play in a culturally and linguistically enriching environment through art, music, dancing and more! Here, we truly believe that each child is special and unique, and learning a second language and knowing another culture can provide useful skills for the rest of their lives.”
Differentiator: Spanish language immersion program. Small, warm program with limited enrollment and class size of 6.
About: “The FFLO program follows the French Education Nationale curriculum. Our mission is to help students develop memory and creativity, reasoning and imagination, diligence and autonomy, and fostering a spirit of initiation. Intellectual development is stimulated with observation, experimentation, and active exploration. The Education National structures this learning in 5 areas: Becoming a student: enriching the French Language and its structure, Exploring literacy and language skills, Critical thinking and building numeracy and maths skills, Discovering the world around and physical activity and finally, creating and imagination through the visual arts and music.”
Differentiator: Small, caring and safe environment situated right across the McCarren Park with daily walks to the park. Our goal is to provide an education for children that nurtures independence and learning through inquiry and reflecting on their own learning. We aim to provide an education that is engaging, relevant, challenging and significant and offer 2, 3 or 5 day options.
About: “At Gan Chabad Preschool, we provide a warm and happy environment, recognizing each child’s unique emotional, intellectual, social, mental and physical abilities. Respecting this uniqueness, we blend Judaic and secular subjects into a rich, fulfilling, stimulating and progressive preschool program.”
Differentiator: Small caring environment that feels like a family. Connection to Jewish community events including weekly Tot Shabbat. Flexible en