Great Indianapolis Preschools

Looking for a preschool? Check out these great Indianapolis preschool options!  


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Giving Tree Early Learning

At Giving Tree Early Learning your children will thrive as they discover a world of wonder in our unique classroom environments. Our Reggio-inspired program is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, serving children 12 months through Pre-K. CCDF and On My Way Pre-K vouchers accepted.

Phone: (317) 251-1261
Address: 6602 Hoover Road, Indianapolis, IN 46260

Read our Q&A with Giving Tree Early Learning

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MSD of Lawrence Township

The Early Learning Centers provide strong foundations for every child’s intellectual, socio-emotional, and physical development. Through innovation and dedication, we educate all students through graduation, and our ELCs strive to be the on ramp bringing the youngest learners to Lawrence Township.

Phone: (317) 423­-8363
Address: 6501 Sunnyside Road, Indianapolis, IN 46236

Read our Q&A with Lawrence Township Early Learning Centers

Intl Montessori SchoolInternational Montessori School, Inc.

A unique, safe and warm place for children ages 3-9 years providing quality Montessori Education (preschool, kindergarten and lower elementary), including exposure to diverse cultures, languages, art, music and more. Extra precautions taken due to COVID-19 for safety of children and staff.

Phone: (317) 575-8733
Address: 2150 W. 96th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46260

orchard logo The Orchard School

At the heart of our nationally recognized preschool program is an emergent curriculum where two lead teachers per classroom collaborate with children around their ideas, questions, and topics of interest. The preschool program relies heavily on nature as the third teacher. Students spend multiple hours a day learning and playing outside across our 43-acre wooded campus. 5-Day Full Day and 3-Day Full-Day available.

Phone: (317) 251-9253
Address: 615 West 64th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46260

Read our Q&A with The Orchard School: Early Learning Program

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The Sapling School

The Sapling School is a year round, Reggio-inspired preschool program for 3-5 year olds. We honor children by providing them a warm, openhearted school environment with intentional, nurturing educators. We are open from 7:30-6:00 each day and offer 3 enrollment options: Full Time, MWF, and T/Th.

Phone: (317) 319-8228
Address:838 E. 65th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46220

Childrens circle logoChildren’s Circle Preschool of Second Presbyterian Church

For over 50 years, CCP has provided high quality, play-based preschool experiences for children ages 9 months- 5 years old in a nurturing, Christian environment. Our dedicated staff help children grow socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively through developmentally appropriate, child-focused activities. We prepare children for tomorrow, while focusing on where they are today.

Phone: (317) 252-5517
Address: 7700 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46260

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Meridian Hills Cooperative Nursery School & Kindergarten

Meridian Hills Cooperative Nursery School & Kindergarten is a part-time, cooperative school where teachers and parents work together to help our children grow and thrive emotionally, socially, intellectually and physically. Offering classes for age 2 through kindergarten, we encourage children to explore, question and test hypotheses. We believe in learning through play, and we believe that learning best happens when teachers, caregivers, and children are partners.

Phone: (317) 721-2322
Address: 7171 N. Pennsylvania Street, Indianapolis, IN 46240

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Sycamore School

Sycamore School, Indiana’s only private, independent school for gifted students in Preschool through Grade 8, exists so that academically gifted children can experience the enriched, accelerated education they need to reach their potential and to lead responsible, constructive, fulfilling lives.

Phone: (317) 202-2500
Address: 1750 West 64th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46260

Read our Q&A with Sycamore School: Early Learning Program

starting lineStarting Line Preschool

Starting Line preschool is committed to a child-centered environment. It provides a positive and personalized atmosphere where a child has the opportunity to grow physically, emotionally, socially and intellectually. We strive to make sure your child is on the track for a lifelong love of learning.

Phone: (317) 753-9397
Address: 110 3rd Ave NE, Carmel, IN 46032

Read our Q&A with Starting Line Preschool

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St. Mary’s Early Childhood Center

St. Mary’s Early Childhood Center is a not-for-profit agency offering two early childhood initiatives to positively impact the futures of young children: The Preschool Program and the Educational Outreach Program. Our mission is based on the premise that the children we serve are inherently competent, capable and strong. Every person involved is passionately committed to providing the best possible education for ALL of the children we serve that will result in school and lifelong success.

Phone: (317) 635-1491
Address: 901 Martin Luther King Jr. St., Indianapolis, IN 46202

Read our Q&A with St. Mary’s Early Childhood Center

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Geist Orchard Cooperative Preschool

GOCP teachers and parents work together to provide a nurturing, stimulating environment in which children learn through play opportunities. Our school is committed to development of the whole child, parental involvement in education, and respect for diversity and the environment.

Phone: (317) 762-4627
Address: 10748 E. 116th St., Fishers, IN 46037

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Little Town of Bethlehem Preschool: a Ministry of Bethlehem Lutheran Church

We are a ministry of Bethlehem Lutheran Church of Carmel, providing Christ-centered education in a loving, interactive environment. All members of our staff possess a love of children and an interest in their growth and development.

Phone: (317) 564-4917
Address: 1484 W. Main Street, Carmel IN

Read our Q&A with Little Town of Bethlehem Preschool

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Day Early Learning

Day Early Learning is a program of Early Learning Indiana. We’re dedicated to providing the highest-quality early care and education for your child from infancy to pre-K in 8 Indianapolis area centers and two centers on the campus of Purdue University. We’re committed to the highest-quality care and education that equips children with essential skills. We partner with families to help develop these skills and ensure children are ready to take on the world of kindergarten and beyond.

Phone: (317) 636-9197 ext.344
Locations: 8 Indianapolis & 2 West Lafayette

Read our Q&A with Day Early Learning

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The Goddard School of Lawrence Township (Geist)

The Goddard School-Lawrence provides the foundation to encourage your child’s lifelong love of learning. In our warm, loving atmosphere caring teachers support the healthy development of your child from six-weeks to six-years-old. Our year round program offers your family the flexibility of either a half-or full-day schedule. Our curriculum encourages children to make their own choices, learn from mistakes and independently explore their passions and interest through fun, hands-on activities. Our enrichment programs incorporate second languages, chess, manners, sign language, yoga and music.

Phone: (317) 826-7522
Address: 10925 Cork Place Indianapolis, IN 46236

Read our Q&A with The Goddard School of Lawrence Township (Geist)

IMG 7906Indianapolis Hebrew Congregation-Early Childhood Center

The IHC Early Childhood Center (ECC) is committed to giving toddlers through kindergartners a varied and rich opportunity for growth and development. We believe in providing an atmosphere of love, learning and play, which is greatly enhanced by our Jewish values. We also have a dedicated commitment to diversity among our ECC families and our staff and a strong commitment to our community.

Phone: (317) 254-2186
Address: 6501 N Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46260

Read our Q&A with Indianapolis Hebrew Congregation-Early Childhood Center

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Indiana Montessori Academy

IMA’s mission is to provide an environment for children to foster their natural love of learning while developing the whole-child. IMA children develop 21st century skills such as collaboration, curiosity, critical thinking, and adaptability through purposeful learning. IMA strives to uphold a green school environment and is certified through the Association Montessori Internationale. This is IMA’s tenth year operating and second year in our newly constructed building, complete with outdoor learning gardens and classrooms. IMA believes a respectful, thoughtful, and peaceful child will create a peaceful and sustainable future.

Phone: (317) 569-1290
Address: 2925 W 146th Street, Carmel, IN 46074

Read our Q&A with Indiana Montessori Academy


Pathways Learning Academy

Pathways Learning Academy is now enrolling! 21st century learning is our community service. Children in the Preschool and Pre-Kindergarten programs get inspired by our STEAM curriculum, and parents get peace of mind, in the healthy, safe school environment. Ask about flexible enrollment, Grow Fit menu and our mobile app. Schedule a tour today to see our two schools, located on the Northview Church Carmel Campus and Northview Church Binford Campus. Visit to enroll today.

Phone: (844) 422-9533
Locations: 12900 Hazel Dell Pkwy Carmel, IN 46033 and 6620 Northview Way Indianapolis, IN 46220

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St. Richard’s Episcopal School

A St. Richard’s Episcopal School education provides a transformational experience through our engaging and challenging curriculum while developing global citizens who love learning, embrace diversity and live Episcopal values. Students thrive with small class sizes and personal attention from outstanding faculty as they learn knowledge and values for a lifetime.

Phone: (317) 926-0425
Address: 33 E 33rd St, Indianapolis, IN 46205

Read our Q&A with St. Richard’s Episcopal School

Beth El ZedekBeth-El Zedeck Early Childhood Center

Our Beth-El Zedeck Early Childhood Program is open to the public and loves all children and families. We recognize that intellectual, social, emotional, spiritual, and physical development are intricately interwoven. We believe in integrating all areas of learning to address the whole child. Our toddlers and preschoolers thrive on exploration, creativity, spontaneity, and lots of love. Music, yoga, arts and crafts, cooking, large and small motor skill activities, creative movement, and entertainment programs are all designed to develop your child’s full potential.

Phone: (317) 259-6854
Address: 600 West 70th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46260

Read our Q&A with Beth-El Zedeck Early Childhood Center

leafspringLeafSpring School at Geist

LeafSpring School’s early education programs are filled with challenge, discovery, and learning. Our nursery, preschool, pre-K, and Private Kindergarten programs prepare children for school, and our summer day camps are tons of fun. We also have a licensed nurse on staff in our Get Well Place.

Phone: (317) 401-3800
Address: 10408 Olio Road, Fishers, IN 46040


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Weekday Ministries at Geist Christian Church

Our faith-based early childhood education program serves children 18 months through kindergarten. We offer one classroom-proven curriculum in two distinct formats – a traditional homeroom structure at our Mud Creek campus, a rotation-based schedule at our Promise Road campus – and compassionately develop academic and social-emotional skills.

Phone: (317) 578-4591
Address: 12756 Promise Road Fishers, IN 46038 and 8550 Mud Creek Rd. Indianapolis, IN 46256

Read our Q&A with Weekday Ministries at Geist Christian Church

kiddie academy 2 Kiddie Academy of Chatham Hills – Westfield

Kiddie Academy of Chatham Hills is an early educational childcare facility. Our nationally accredited curriculum Life Essentials is developed by an independent board of experts in early childhood / elementary education, includes Common Core and STEM fundamentals and exceeds the curriculum requirements established by the State of Indiana for each age group. It focuses on the development of the whole child through engaging activities designed to build cognitive, technological, emotional and social skills as well as character traits that will assist children in being successful in school as well as life.

Phone: (317) 343-0654
Address: 1324 Chatham Commons Blvd, Westfield, IN 46074

Read our Q&A with Kiddie Academy of Chatham Hills – Westfield

beech tree 1Beech Tree House Center for Child Development

At Beech Tree House, our exceptional team of caregivers and teachers offer loving infant and toddler care, an academic and structured preschool curriculum, and a state- accredited exemplary- rated elementary school. It is our mission to provide stimulating programs that support children’s emotional, social, intellectual, physical, and spiritual development.

Phone: (317) 882-8636
Address: 7850 South Emerson Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46237

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