There are dozens of preschools in Los Angeles to choose from, with likely dozens of approaches to early childhood education. Preschool can help little ones develop their gross motor skills, social skills, and emotional skills, plus it’s wonderful to have additional sets of adults who care for them.
There are also many types of preschools to choose from, like Reggio-based preschools, Montessori schools, preschools with toddler programs, preschools that focus on play-based learning, or preschools that emphasize academics.
Preschool is such an important part of raising kids in the 21st Century, which makes choosing a preschool a very serious decision for parents. And no matter which one you choose, you’re sure to find one that’s right for your child in our list of terrific preschools in Los Angeles.
Berkeley Hall School is a private, coeducational school for students in preschool through grade 8. Rigorous academics in a supportive atmosphere and grounded character development allow students to become fearless scholars and conscientious citizens – gain a love of learning, leadership with social responsibility, creativity with moral integrity, and self-esteem with compassion for others and the environment.
We know you have many choices when it comes to choosing the first school experience for your child. At Building Blocks Christian Academy we are pleased to be able to provide the community of West LA with a quality early childhood program that exists to equip children with the essential building blocks for life – body, mind and spirit.
Our program blends play-based learning with hands-on academic experiences to prepare the children for the next level in their education. We provide a program that reflects the developmental level of each child through individual, small group and large group activities. We balance our day with both active and quiet time and indoor and outdoor play. We have a newly renovated classroom and a large outdoor space featuring a spacious grass yard and new playground equipment.
Building Blocks serves children ages 2.5-5 and is located in the Mar Vista neighborhood, convenient to Venice, Marina del Rey, Playa Vista and surrounding areas.
Camino Nuevo Charter Academy (“CNCA”) is a small network of seven high-performing, community-based, free public schools serving students from preschool through 12th grade. Our schools are recognized for providing a research-based curriculum with integrated support systems and stand-out enrichment offerings like our bilingual program option, music and dance enrichment, and college awareness and readiness support starting from the beginning. We are proud of our success and excited to welcome new students to our seven different campuses.
Our application window is open from October 12, 2021 to January 28, 2022. When more applications are received than space, we will hold a public lottery event on Friday, February 11, 2022. Our schools are tuition-free and open to all! There are no residential restrictions. School hours are typically from 8:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with before and after school and extracurricular activities available starting at 7:30 a.m. and ending at 6 p.m. daily.
Enrollment Reminders and Details
• All new students (including siblings) must apply to enroll at CNCA
• When more applications are received than space, a public lottery event will take place on Feb. 28
• Our Virtual Enrollment Events can be found on our website under “Enroll” on the homepage (pre-registration required!) Virtual School Events – Enroll – Camino Nuevo Charter Academy
• See other important dates and details here: Application Deadline and Lottery – Enroll – Camino Nuevo Charter Academy
• All applications received AFTER January 28 will be added to the waitlist or accepted as space permits.
To learn more about CNCA visit our website, follow CNCASchools on Facebook or Instagram, or call our Home School Office at 213-417-3400.
We look forward to getting to know you and your family as you explore CNCA!
Hollywood Schoolhouse knows, values, and encourages fearless curiosity. Through a blended program of innovative academics and structured learning, our diverse community inspires students to be academically strong, artistically proud, physically active, and socially grounded.
The International School of Los Angeles is a non-profit, independent, international school committed to bilingual education and academic excellence in a nurturing environment. The International School of Los Angeles offers a preschool through 12th grade curriculum that culminates in the French baccalauréat or the International Baccalaureate®’s Diploma Programme.
With over 65 nationalities and 40 spoken languages represented across its multiple Los Angeles-area campuses (Burbank, Los Feliz, Pasadena, and West Valley), the School invites its students to study and live in a diverse global community every day.
The International School of Los Angeles is committed to the values of respect, excellence, and diversity, and to preparing students of all backgrounds to excel in and contribute to a global world. Since 1978, the School has been instilling the love of learning in all its students through small classes and low student-to-teacher ratios.
If you envision your child studying and learning in an intimate setting and growing up to be a confident, caring, and open-minded critical thinker who will thrive in a diverse, competitive world, book a tour today.
Five Locations in Los Angeles:
Burbank Campus (6th – 12th grade)
1105 W. Riverside Drive, Burbank, CA 91506
Los Feliz Early Learning Center (preschool & pre-K)
2714 St George Street, Los Angeles, CA 90027
Los Feliz Campus (pre-K – 5th grade)
4155 Russell Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90027
Pasadena Campus (preschool – 5th grade)
30 N. Marion Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91106
West Valley Campus (preschool – 5th grade)
5933 Lindley Avenue, Tarzana, CA 91356
The IKAR ECC offers a developmental, play-based program infused with Judaic and social justice curricula. Our program embraces commitments to Judaic learning; an intro to conversational, liturgical, and written Hebrew; Reggio Emilia-inspired emergent learning; our partnership with the community of Katira, Uganda; and the practice of Tikkun Olam (taking care of the earth). We offer half day and full day options and are open to children ages 2-5. Families do not need to be Jewish to attend. We are open and operating safely and joyfully under strict COVID protocols. Located in Mid-City Los Angeles.
Affordable preschool with full and part time schedules and a nurturing parent community to support families’ diverse needs. Our curriculum is play-based, research-driven and developmentally appropriate programming for 2 to 5 years old with special emphasis on social-emotional learning. COVID-19 precautions: ventilation system, stable cohorts, frequent hand-washing, weekly on-site testing, hourly site sanitation, daily cleaning in all areas.
Alphabetical List of Preschools
10th Street Preschool 1444 10th St., Santa Monica, CA 90401 (310) 458-4088
1st Class Preparatory 3459 McManus Ave., Culver City, CA 90232 (310) 925-6394
A Kid’s Place 12306 Venice Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90066 (310) 390-0401 [email protected]
All Children Great and Small 4612 Welch Pl., Los Angeles, CA 90027 (323) 666-6154 [email protected]
Cassidy Preschool 2122 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90403 (310) 829-5700 [email protected]
CHALK Preschool 19436 Ventura Blvd., Tarzana, CA 91356 (818) 593-2244
Creative Center for Children 10547 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles CA 90025 (310) 475-9004
Creative Explorers 5711 W. 74th St., Los Angeles, CA 90045 (424) 227-9386 [email protected]
Creative Learning Academy 1718 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90062 323-294-1444 [email protected]
Creative Mind Preschool 5262 Fountain Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90029 (323) 660-7529 [email protected]
Definitely Learning Infant Center & Preschool — Baldwin Hills 5100 Coliseum St., Los Angeles, CA 90016 323-389-8024 [email protected]
Definitely Learning Infant Center & Preschool — Gramercy Park 9600 S. Western, Los Angeles, CA 90047 (323) 242-0769 [email protected]
Delaney Wright Fine Arts Preschool 6125 Carlos Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90028 323-871-2470 [email protected]
Dickinson C. Ross Preschool 806 W. Adams Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90007 (213) 863-9944 [email protected]
DIG Childhood Center 3840 Grand View Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90066 (424) 289-9619 [email protected]
Discovery Preschool at LAUCC 5550 E. Atherton St., Long Beach, CA 90815 (562) 596-2108
First Presbyterian Nursery School 1248 Second St., Santa Monica, CA 90401 (310) 451-9259 [email protected]
Foundations Preschools and Infant Care 2932 Halldale Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90018 (424) 625-5411
Fountain Day School 1128 N. Orange Grove Ave., West Hollywood, CA 90046 (323) 654-8958 [email protected]
Frederick Price Christian School 7901 S. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90044 (323) 565-4199
FUMC Preschool & Transitional Kindergarten 1008 11th St., Santa Monica, CA 90403 310-393-8258 [email protected]
Future Stars Academy 2320 Pacific Coast Hwy., Lomita, CA 90717 (310) 530-0256 [email protected]
Gan Dalia Day Care 1748 S. Shenandoah St., Los Angeles, CA 90035 (310) 904-8732 [email protected]
Gan Malibu Preschool 22933 Pacific Coast Hwy., Malibu, CA 90265 (310) 456-6573
Gan West 12053 Jefferson Blvd., Culver City, CA 90230 (310) 391-9800 [email protected]
Glendale Bright Start Preschool 411 E. Colorado St., Glendale, CA 91205 (818) 244-2400
Great Beginnings Preschool 12052 Emelita Street, North Hollywood, CA 91607 (818) 763-5859 [email protected]
Green Beginning 3047 S. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90034 (310) 841-6100 [email protected]
Growing Place — Marine Park 1406 Marine St., Santa Monica, CA 90405 (310) 392-9737 [email protected]
Growing Place at Ocean Park 401 Ashland Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90405 310-399-7769 [email protected]
Happy Preschool 2314 Carmona Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90016 (323) 931-1150
Happyland Preschool 4045 Lafayette Pl., Culver City, CA 90232 (310) 839-3739
Kids Collective Preschool 4252 Inglewood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90066 (866) 582-4288 [email protected]
Kids Town 1140 Crenshaw Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90019 (323) 297-0038 [email protected]
Kinder Circle Preschool 11827 Venice Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90066 (310) 740-8798
LA First Montessori School 213 S. Hobart Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90004 213-380-6236 [email protected]
Lily Pad Preschool 12958 Short Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90066 (310) 306-6334 [email protected]
Little Hands Together Montessori Trilingual Preschool 11874 Juniette St., Culver City, CA 90230 (310) 894-8788 [email protected]
Little Paws Montessori 1341 N. Mansfield Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90028 323-378-6095 [email protected]
Los Feliz Nursery School 3401 Riverside Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90027 (323) 662-8300 [email protected]
Manhattan Beach Nursery School 1520 Nelson Ave., Manhattan Beach, CA 90266 310-376-1910
Maple Tree Academy Santa Monica Campus 1814 14th St., Santa Monica, CA 90404 (310) 314-1111 [email protected]
Milestones Preschool 317 W 64th St., Inglewood, CA 90302 (310) 677 5807
Montessori Academy Of Culver City 5881 Green Valley Cir., Culver City, CA 90230 (310) 215-3388
Morning Glory Preschool 2552 Lincoln Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90291 (310) 827-0502 [email protected]
Saint Gerard Majella Children’s Center 4461 Inglewood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90066 (310) 397-4863 [email protected]
St. John’s Nursery School 11000 National Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90064 (310) 477-0507
Sunshine Daydreams 3843 College Ave., Culver City, CA 90232 (310) 838-8851
The Canyon School, Inc. 1820 N. Las Palmas Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90028 (323) 464-7507
The Children’s Place Preschool 235 Hill St., Santa Monica, CA 90405 (310) 399-6405 [email protected]
The Local Preschool 3462 Colonial Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90066 (310) 397-1936 [email protected]
Tivoli Rainbow Garden Preschool 4041 Huron Ave., Culver City, CA 90232 424-603-4131
Treehouse Tots Preschool 5460 Inglewood Blvd., Culver City, CA 90230 (310) 437-0329 [email protected]
Turning Point School 8780 National Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232 (310) 841-2505 [email protected]
Village Tree Preschool 4235 Duquesne Ave., Culver City, CA 90232 (310) 204-5458 [email protected]
West Hollywood Children’s Academy 1030 N. Vista St., West Hollywood, CA 90046 (310) 748-1656 [email protected]
Westchester Parents Nursery School 8619 Aviation Blvd., Inglewood, CA 90301 (310) 670-5522 [email protected]
Westside Neighborhood School 5401 Beethoven St., Los Angeles, CA 90066 (310) 574-8650 [email protected]
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