Best list of Preschools in and around Louisville (Jefferson County including Oldham,Shelby, Bullitt Counties)


So many Louisville families start searching for preschool options at around age 3. Kids have different needs and interests so parents like to explore their options to see what’s close, what’s in their budget, and what’s a good fit for their child. We hope this list of preschools in Louisville is helpful to you!

Christ Church School teaches, inspires, and cares for children ages six weeks through Kindergarten, with flexible options from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm. Our mission is to build and maintain a child’s positive self image and an eager attitude to learn in a Christian environment. We offer a challenging core curriculum that includes Handwriting without Tears and special areas that include computers, physical education, music, Chapel, and Chinese.

Christ Church School
4614 Brownsboro Road
Louisville, KY 40207


Whether you are a parent looking for a nurturing community for your preschooler, a family with school aged children looking for the right fit, or just curious about our Catholic community – we invite you to come check us out! At St. Martha School, we combine academic excellence with teaching Catholic faith. We set high standards for achievement and helping students succeed. We offer a robust Arts & Humanities curriculum including Art, Technology, Library, Music, Physical Education and Spanish. Extra-curricular activities include service clubs, academic teams, and robotics. With a variety of sports offered, there is something for everyone. We also extensive bus service, as well as summer, Christmas Break, and after school care. From our challenging academics, to our diverse extra-curriculars, to our winning sports program – come see all St. Martha has to offer! Contact us for a tour today at or (502)491-3171.


PhotobucketMontessori School of Louisville provides an exceptional, child-centered education for children ages 18 months to 14 years. MSL offers an authentic Montessori learning environment and curriculum, carefully developed to meet the specific needs of children during their formative years: Toddler (18 months – 2.5 years), and Primary (3 – 6 years). Children thrive in a nurturing and stimulating community, unified by the love of learning. Discover how MSL can make a brilliant difference in your child’s life.


 photo EastLouisvilleHorizontalStackedGreenTLIECWebsitePhone_zps5504706c.jpgPrimrose partners with parents to help children build the right foundation for future learning and life, and offers an environment that helps children have fun while nurturing Active Minds, Healthy Bodies and Happy Hearts®

Our vision is to deliver the best and most trusted early childhood education and child care services for families across America. Our Primrose Balanced Learning System delivers high-quality educational services that support children’s development as well-rounded individuals. This effort to nurture children into becoming balanced adults proves to be a primary reason that parents choose Primrose. Our school serves children from 6 weeks to private Pre-Kindergarten, Before and After School programming, Half-day programs and Summer Camp. We anticipate our school opening June 2014.

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Bright Horizons at Louisville  is a leading provider of high-quality early education and preschool. Our programs empower children from infancy on to become confident, successful learners and secure, caring people. We strive to grow young readers, scientists, artists, and explorers who are engaged and curious. Our programs invite children to approach school and academics with skills, confidence, and a drive for excellence. All while experiencing the joys of childhood.

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St. Joseph Child Development Center is located on the beautiful campus of St. Joseph Children’s Home. Full and Part time care is available for children ages 6 weeks- 12 years of age. We participate in the STARS Program. St. Joe’s has low child-staff ratios with long teacher tenure. Kid-Fit, Spanish, and Music classes are offered weekly. All classrooms follow Creative Curriculum. Quality Preschool. Trustworthy Childcare. Please contact Angela Jacobi at 502-893-0241 or

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St. Luke’s Preschool is an educational program that is for children ages 14 months to 5 years. Our small

class size allows us to work closely with each child so that their individual academic, social and

emotional needs are met.
Students are introduced to 21st Century Curriculum through the use of SMART board technology and

tablets. Manipulative play, learning centers, enrichment activities, and crafts fill our day. Our

curriculum includes Handwriting without Tears, The Wilson Reading Method, and Creative Curriculum.

Extended hours are available (8:00 am-4:00 pm).
Throughout the summer we offer six weeks of summer camp for children 2 years to 10 years old.


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Where You Start Matters. With over 50 years as Louisville’s premier progressive school for children age 2-through-5th-grade, we continually set new standards for best practices in education. Virginia Chance School provides two lead teachers in every classroom, integrated outdoor learning for all students, a Play-Based Preschool curriculum with real Science, Spanish, Art, Music and P.E. classes by specialist teachers in dedicated classrooms, and a multi-age elementary program.
Call now to arrange a tour of our school and 26-acre campus that includes woods, fields, gardens, Goose Creek and The Learning Greenhouse! It’s the ideal place for children to develop a lifelong love of learning.

Tour Today! 502-425-6904 or
Virginia Chance School
4200 Lime Kiln Lane, Louisville, KY 40222

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St. Matthews

– Harvey Browne –

– Friends School –

– Bethel St. Paul –

– 2nd pres weekday school

– St. Matthews child development center

– The Community Preschool at St.Matthews Episcopal Church –

– St. Matthew Baptist Preschool –

– Sproutlings Pediatric Day Care & Preschool –

– Jewish Community Center –

– Westport Road Church of Christ –

– Waldorf School of Louisville –

– St. Albert –

– Kindercare Shelbyville Rd –

Highlands/Crescent Hill

– Highland Presbyterian Weekday School –
– St. Joe’s –

– Southside Christian Childcare

– Kribs2kids Academy

– Keneseth Israel Preschool

– Highlands Educational Center Inc

– Strathmoor Preschool

– Highlands Latin School

– Sacred Heart –

– Christian Academy (Rock Creek)

– AJ Preschool –

– Louisville Collegiate School

– St. Raphael Child Enrichment –

– St. James Catholic School –

– St. Leonard –

– Kindercare Newburg Rd. –

– Kindercare Zorn Ave. –


-Westport Rd Baptist Church –

– Primrose School –

– St. Mams Child Development Center

– Tiny tots

– Prelude Preschool and Childcare

– Lyndon Christian Church –

– Our Savior Lutheran School –

– Bright Horizons (Plainview) –

– YMCA Louisville (Northeast branch) –

– The Gardiner School –

– Kindercare Herr Lane –

Fern Creek

– Beulah Presbyterian –

-Whitfield Academy (Outer Loop and Middletown) –

– St. Bernard –

– St. Gabriel –

– A step ahead childcare

– Fern Creek Baptist Child Development Center

– Joy-Ti Childcare

– Summit Heights United Methodist –

– Little Scholars Childcare & Preschool –


– St. Andrew Academy –

– CAL Southwest –

– Southside Christian Childcare

– St. Lawrence –

– Mary Queen of Peace –


– St. Joseph Parish Preschool (Butchertown)

-Children’s Choice

– Bright Horizons –

– Southside Christian Childcare

– Northside Christian School

– Butterflies and Bullfrogs Enrichment Center

– YMCA Louisville (Chestnut) –

– Kenwood Montessori School –

North East Louisville/Springhurst

– Virginia Chance School –

– Prospect Latin Preschool –

-Vanguard Academy (Norton Commons) –

– Primrose School –

– Saint Mary Academy –

– Northeast Christian Kidzone (Brownsboro/Chamberlain) –

– Christ Church School –

– Temple Early Childcare Education Center –

– Springdale Preschool –

– Puzzles Academy

– La Petite Academy

– Watkins Early Learning Center

– First Kids Louisville

– Discovery Preschool and Child Care

– Elite Preschool

– Portland Christian School

– Montessori School of Louisville –

– Westport Road Baptist –


– Christ Lutheran Church –

– Providence Childcare & Preschool –

– Quala Care Preschool –

– Jtown Preschool –

– St. Edward Child Development –

– Rainbow Nursery School –

– St. Michael

– Puzzles Academy

– His Kids Academy

– Hurstbourne Preschool and Childcare

– Nur Islamic School

– St. Paul Episcopal Preschool

Buechel/Hikes Point

– Brilliant Minds Academy –

– Hayfield Montessori

– Okalona Christian –

– John Paul II Academy –

– St. Martha Catholic School –

– Kindercare Klondike Ln. –

South End

– Iroquois Presbyterian Preschool –

– Southside Christian Childcare

– Beuchel Day Care and Preschool

– Chapel Hill Preschool –

– YMCA Louisville – (Southwest)

– Evangel Creative Learning –

– St. Nicholas Academy –


– Middletown United Methodist –

– St. Luke’s Episcopal Preschool

 – CAL English Station –

– Trinity Presbyterian Preschool –

– Open Arms Preschool –

– Kayfield Academy

– La Petite Academy

– The Oak School

– Middletown Christian Preschool –

– Evergreen Christian Preschool –

– Carriage House Preschool –

Oldham County

-Crestwood Baptist Church –

-Crestwood United Methodist –

– A Wise Choice for Kids (Crestwood) –

– Prospect Latin School –

– St. James (Pewee Valley) –

– St. John (Prospect) –

– St. Francis (Goshen) –

– Prospect Preschool Academy –

– Immaculate Conception –

– The Chatter Box (Crestwood) –

– Oldham County Preschool (Headstart/state funded) –

– Alps Preschool (Crestwood) –

– Tomorrow’s Promise (Crestwood) –

– The Learning Garden Preschool

Bullitt & Shelby County

– North Bullitt Christian Preschool –

– First Baptist Church Mt. Washington –

– Shelbyville First Baptist –

– Shelby Christian –

– Dorman Preschool (early intervention) –

– Cornerstone Christian Academy –

This directory can certainly be updated! If you know of a preschool that we missed that has information online about their services, please comment with the name of the school, geographic area and the link to their site!

If they do not have information online, please comment with the name of the school, geographic area and phone number.

This directory does not include Southern Indiana, we will be creating a separate directory for this area.

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