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Preschools in Los Angeles for Launching Lifetime Learners

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.

Featured Preschools

Beth Hillel ECE

Type: Preschool, Religious Affiliation


Beth Hillel’s Early Childhood program is a play-based, developmental program for children ages 2-5 where children learn through play, hands-on activities, and art. In the safe and inviting classrooms and outdoor areas, the children are encouraged to make choices, participate in both inside and outside activities, and explore and discover their environment. Through independent play, guided large and small group activities, social interactions and role modeling, students learn social-emotional, motor, and cognitive skills to help them develop the skills they need to succeed in life. To learn more, visit our website and contact us for touring and registration information.


Camp Wildfolk

Type: Adventure Camp, Art & Nature, Arts & Crafts, Day Camp, Maker, Performing Arts, Preschool, Sports, STEAM


Camp Wildfolk is a child-centered day camp with two locations in Valley Village and West Hollywood. Wildfolk is project-based and truly unique- offering a balanced blend of structure and choice, with activities campers go wild for.
The spirit infused throughout camp feels “old school,” yet grounded in a mindful and intentional way of supporting and guiding children. Camp Wildfolk’s caring, silly, and wildly fun Guides are often cited as the #1 reason campers return year after year.
They offer a variety of programs to tailor many age groups- all within each camp. Their main camp hosts 1st-7th graders with exciting electives and teambuilding opportunities. Their specialized Young Folks program for rising Pre-K, TK, and Kinders sells-out early every year. The Guides-in-Training (GIT) program offers leadership opportunities for tweens and teens (7th-10th grade). And a few Adventure Camps provide big thrills for kids looking to go on awesome field trips! All of this from two convenient locations (dates vary by campus)


EverWild LA

Type: Adventure Camp, Art & Nature, Beach, Camps for Boys, Camps for Girls, Creative, Day Camp, Mindfulness, Nature, Outdoors, Preschool, Sleep Away Camp (or Overnight Camp)


Play, create and explore nature with EverWild LA’s weekly Summer Camps! Mentors create meaningful relationships between campers and the natural world through nature connection activities in Santa Clarita Valley, Topanga/Palisades, Venice, and Pasadena’s areas.

Camp Activities include water play, tree climbing, hiking and core routines such as:
Gratitude – beginning each day in a positive way.
Wilderness Games – bringing together the whole group for big fun!
Wandering – curiosity is our guide.
Questioning and Tracking – the who, what, where, when, why, and how? Questions often lead to more questions.
Sit Spot – deepening our knowledge of Earth’s natural rhythms
Naturalist skills – learn new skills like friction fire, plant and animal identification, cordage, knots, shelter building, foraging edible plants, navigation, fishing, outdoor cooking, and more.
Storytelling – share our unique experiences in group circles, journaling, and art.

Join in the fun and visit our website to reserve your child’s spot today!


Pedalheads Bike Camps

Type: Camps for Boys, Camps for Girls, Day Camp, Outdoors, Preschool, Sports


Pedalheads provides educational bike camps and lessons and are best known for taking kids from training wheels, to two wheels, to riding safely and confidently on the road.

Pedalheads is a nationwide summer camp for children located across the US. Our goal is to help kids build self-confidence through our bike camp activities in California.

Explore morning, afternoon, or all day camp options with the option for before or after care at the following locations:
Brentwood – Saint Sebastian School
Huntington Beach – Edison High School
Manhattan Beach – Manhattan Beach Middle School
Palos Verdes – Lunada Bay Elementary School
Pasadena – San Marino Community Church
Santa Monica – California Heritage Museum
Tarzana – Eretz Synagouge and Cultural Center
West Hollywood – Rosewood STEM Magnet School


Westside Neighborhood School (WNS)

Type: Preschool, Private Elementary School, Private Middle School


Westside Neighborhood School (WNS) is a preschool-8th grade independent school in the West LA’s Playa Vista neighborhood.

WNS is committed to creating a deeply caring community of lifelong learners that nurtures students from diverse backgrounds to reach their full potential, develop cultural competency, and inspire the world with their curiosity, innovation, compassion, and stewardship.

The WNS Advantage

WNS embraces a positive, child-centered approach to education that strives to fully develop the potential of each student intellectually, socially, emotionally, and physically. Our high academic and ethical standards encourage students to take responsibility for their learning and their behavior. Propelled by curiosity, WNS students are learners, doers, and makers. We provide students with a platform to become entrepreneurs by nurturing their intrinsic ability to innovate. Our program is designed to engage students in a project-based, active-learning curriculum that challenges all students to grow. We provide an environment steeped in a growth mindset where each child is able to experience success, embrace mistakes as a part of the journey, is confident in taking intellectual risks, and where individuals feel valued in their differences and value the differences in others.


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]

Argo Navis
5517 Venice Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90019
(323) 447-5437
[email protected]

Beginnings Learning Center
North Hollywood Campus
5554 Cahuenga Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91601
(818) 855-5466

Beginnings Learning Center
Santa Monica Campus
1516 19th St., Santa Monica, CA 90404
(424) 425-3510

Bel Air Presbyterian Preschool
16221 Mulholland Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90049

Bridge Montessori Preschool
695 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre, CA 91024
(626) 817-2205
[email protected]

Bright Horizons at Ocean Park
3350 Ocean Park Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90405

Bright Horizons At the Water Garden
1620 26th St., Ste. #1020 N., Santa Monica, CA 90404

Bright Horizons At UCLA
10861 Weyburn Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90024

Bright Montessori School
3010 Glendale Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90039
[email protected]

Bubbles ’n Colors Bilingual Preschool
2147 Selby Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 441-0209
[email protected]

Building Blocks Christian Academy
3734 S. Centinela Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90066

California Wiz Kids
3734 Overland Ave., Los Angeles, CA US 90034
(310) 202-1566
[email protected]

Camelot Kids
2880 Rowena Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90039
[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
[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
[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
[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
[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
[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
[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
[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

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

Milestones Preschool pictures
photos courtesy of Milestones Preschool

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

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]

Preschools Near Me

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