We all want our children to learn and grow in a safe and loving environment. When it’s time for your child to start attending preschool, there are SO MANY wonderful schools in our area to choose from. To make it easier for you to see your options, we have created our comprehensive list of Scottsdale Preschools. Read about some of our sponsored schools and take a look at the tabs below for all of the schools in our area.

Need some more preschool advice? Take a look at the articles below written by some of our local Scottsdale Moms!

Scottsdale Moms Sponsored Preschools

Christ Church School

Christ Church School’s mission is to develop the whole child…mind, heart, and spirit. Preschool programs include play-based activities for twos and threes, and expanded academic programs for pre-k and junior kindergarten students. Small class sizes ensure your child will receive the attention and focus they need to learn and grow. Christ Church School also offers a variety of curriculum that includes chapel, music, library, and P.E. Learn more about flexible scheduling and what the preschool can offer your family by contacting CCS at one of the links below.

4015 E. Lincoln Drive
Paradise Valley, AZ 85253

(602) 381-9906

Dynamite Montessori Academy

DMA is an AMI Recognized Montessori school on 5 acres in Cave Creek. We have been educating children from the North Scottsdale, Cave Creek and North Phoenix areas for the past 25 years. We have farm animals, gardens, and offer many extracurricular activities. We have a bilingual Spanish/English program for all levels. Our toddler program (18 months – 3 years) offers children a peaceful transition into a school environment where minds, bodies and spirits are nurtured. Our primary classes (3-6 years old) build a solid academic foundation through hands-on work with Montessori materials. Children develop independence, confidence, and a love of learning within a prepared environment.

Call and schedule a tour today 480-563-5710 or email [email protected]

28807 N. 53rd Street
Cave Creek, AZ 85331

(480) 563-5710

Tutor Time

At Tutor Time®, we offer nurturing care and personalized learning experiences for infants to Pre-Kindergarten, plus before and after school programs. We ensure the complete well-being of your growing child by providing healthy meals, snacks, and plenty of opportunity for physical fitness—including outdoor playtime. Creating and maintaining a healthy, safe environment is our top priority. And you can stay connected all day with live streaming video and real-time mobile app updates. Find a neighborhood Tutor Time at TutorTime.com or call 877.684.1613.

multiple valley wide locations

Building Blocks Preschool

Building Blocks Preschool is a private preschool, created by the co-founders of BASIS Charter Schools. We are a multi-age preschool offering a transformative academic program for early learners ages 3–5. Our mission is to inspire our students to love learning, and to help them cultivate their knowledge and skills, so they will achieve excellent outcomes.

12001 E. Shea Boulevard
Scottsdale, AZ 85259

(480) 364-1398

Elena Montessori School

Elena Montessori School provides a unique and innovative educational experience for children aged 1 to 5 years old. Our Montessori method of education is designed to cater to the individual needs of each child, providing them with hands-on activities and self-directed exploration to promote a love of learning.

Enroll your child now and give them the gift of a lifetime at Elena Montessori School – open enrollment is now available!

17150 W Amhurst Dr
Fountain Hills, AZ 85268

(480) 534-7545

Moving Together Therapy, PLLC

Moving Together Therapy, PLLC provides pediatric in-home physical therapy to children from birth through adolescence, serving Scottsdale and Paradise Valley. The mission of Moving Together Therapy is to provide one-on-one physical therapy care to children in their natural environment. Additionally, we advocate for each child’s needs and educate families to empower their children to reach their highest potential.

Visits in your home!

(480) 359-5206

Scottsdale Preschools: 

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