Laurels
Best Preschools
in Colorado
Springs
2017

Why These Preschools?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored preschools on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best preschools in Colorado Springs, CO.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Bethel Lutheran Preschool

Bethel Lutheran Preschool is a Colorado Springs center that offers programs for children three and four years of age. Children three years of age can attend a two-day or four-day program either Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays. Children four years of age attend Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Classes contain between 12 and 18 students. The staff has training in CPR and First Aid and is background checked. Bethel Lutheran Preschool is licensed by the state of Colorado. Parents appreciate the environment, the teachers, and the curriculum.

Colorado Springs, CO(719) 591-9997

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Bright Start of Colorado

Bright Start of Colorado is a Colorado Springs preschool that focuses on physical and social growth as well as pre-academics. The preschool accepts children three years of age to six years of age. The morning preschool session is Monday to Thursday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The full day preschool session is from Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The before school childcare is from Monday to Friday from 6:30 a.m. to the elementary school start time. The after school childcare is from Monday to Friday from the elementary school closing time until 6 p.m. Bright Start of Colorado provides field trips twice per year and snacks are provided. Owner Jamie Murphy has more than 16 years of preschool teaching experience. Parents appreciate the teachers, their flexibility, and the curriculum.

Colorado Springs, CO(719) 339-6044

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Broadmoor Community Preschool

Broadmoor Community Preschool is a Colorado Springs play-based preschool that has been caring for children for over 30 years. The Exploration class is for children three and four years of age and the Discovery class is for children four and five years of age. The Exploration class is on Wednesdays and Fridays from 8:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. The Discovery class is on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Broadmoor Community Preschool aims for children to develop their academic readiness, social skills, and positive self-image. The preschool offers reading, art, and music every day, group dynamics, group and individual socialization skills, free play and organized play, and a theme curriculum that is age appropriate. Laura Wilkerson is a teacher and the director of Broadmoor Community Preschool. She has been teaching at the preschool for over 21 years. Parents appreciate the curriculum, teachers, and the community feeling.

Colorado Springs, CO(719) 473-7200

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Creative Play Center & Adventure Clubs

Creative Play Center & Adventure Clubs is a Colorado Springs locally owned and operated facility that has been caring for children from two-a-half years of age to grade five at many different locations for over 44 years. The facility offers preschool, a before and after school school age program, and a summer camp. The curriculum offers language and library, arts and crafts, music and drama, manipulatives, science and math, sports and games, and other activities. The programs have creative play centers that include outdoor play, social interaction, proper nourishment, school readiness, fine and gross motor skills, arts and crafts, rest periods, and science and math. Creative Play Center & Adventure Clubs also offers low teacher to student ratios.

Colorado Springs, CO(719) 596-5617

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Discovery Kids Child Care at Rockrimmon

Discovery Kids Child Care at Rockrimmon is a Colorado Springs business that provides daycare for children three to 12 years of age. The secure facility requires a caregiver’s fingerprint to unlock the doors and children receive lunches and snacks. Discovery Kids Child Care at Rockrimmon provides infant daycare for infants three weeks of age to one year of age. Activities the preschool children enjoy include vocabulary development, calendar skills, comprehension, telling time, counting, phonics, and measurement. There is also a summer camp for children 12 years of age and younger that provides sports activities and three field trips per week. Parents appreciate their compassion, the level of care for the children, and their friendliness.

Colorado Springs, CO(719) 598-1818

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First Class Preschool

First Class Preschool is a Colorado Springs preschool that provides an art-based and play-based curriculum. The curriculum offers emotional development, motor skills, self-esteem, cognitive development, and social skills. In the morning children choose from activities such as painting, building with blocks, sharing toys, and dramatic play. During circle time, they talk about the topic of the day, the calendar, the weather, sing songs, share their experiences, and stories. Other activities First Class Preschool offers include art projects, bike riding, hula hooping, active play, and side walk chalk. Nancy Diehl owns and operates the facility and has over 20 years of preschool teaching experience. She co-authored the book Art-Based Curriculum: Discovering the Alphabet With Imagination and Art. Parents remark on their attentiveness and creativity.

Colorado Springs, CO(719) 426-8046

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Gateway Preschool & Child Care

Gateway Preschool & Child Care is a Colorado Springs facility that has been caring for children for over five years. The facility is for children six weeks of age to five years of age. The children are separated into four age-based groups. Gateway Preschool & Child Care uses play-based learning as well as themes such as dinosaurs, pets, insects, community helpers, ice cream, sand and the desert, and under the sea. Parents appreciate their friendliness, patience, and quality of care.

Colorado Springs, CO(719) 574-0186

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Gift of Time Preschool

Gift of Time Preschool is a Colorado Springs school that has been caring for children for over nine years. The school offers a class for children three years and three months of age to four years of age on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. The pre-kindergarten class is for children four years of age and runs from Monday to Thursday from 12:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. Gift of Time Preschool has an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau.

Colorado Springs, CO(719) 201-2318

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Gramma’s House

Gramma’s House is a Colorado Springs licensed preschool that offers preschool and child care. Preschool is Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and child care is Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The preschool activities include circle time, free play, music time, outside play, academic activities, and snacks. Child care activities include group activities, puzzles, table toys, free play, nap time, snacks, and art. Co-owner Ms. Pat is the lead teacher and has an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and over 19 years of child care experience. Co-owner and director Ms. Sandy has a BA in Early Childhood Education and has over nine years of child care experience. Co-owner Ms. Felicia has over a decade of child care experience.

Colorado Springs, CO(719) 375-0709

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Holy Apostles Preschool

Holy Apostles Preschool is a Colorado Springs daycare that has been caring for children for over 40 years. Patty Lindau is the director and she has an Early Childhood Professional credential, a Colorado Director Certificate, and a degree in Education. Registration starts in February and continues on a first come, first served basis until the classes are full. Children can attend one, two, or three days per week, Tuesdays and Thursdays, or Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. The staff is trained in pediatric First Aid and infant and child CPR. The preschool is accredited by the National Association of Education for the Young Child and is state licensed. Parents remark on the environment and the caring staff.

Colorado Springs, CO(719) 591-1566

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Little Sprouts Learning Center

Little Sprouts Learning Center is a Colorado Springs daycare center that has two different locations. The center teaches children to take care of the earth, eat healthy organic food, and to exercise. Little Sprouts Learning Center prepares 100% organic meals for the children and uses organic, eco-friendly, or wood toys. As well as using BPA-free sippy cups and bottles, the center uses non-toxic art supplies, and non-toxic cleaning products. The center also has animals such as goats, chickens, pigs, rabbits, chinchillas, and goats for the children to learn from. Little Sprouts Learning Center provides children with natural and hands-on learning experiences. The center has an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau. Parents appreciate the safe and clean environment and the caring staff.

Colorado Springs, CO(719) 594-2011

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Rockrimmon Christian Preschool, LLC

Rockrimmon Christian Preschool, LLC is a Colorado Springs center for children two-and-a-half years of age to six years of age. The preschool serves northwest Colorado Springs and Rockrimmon and uses the Montessori approach. It offers a half-day and a full-day program on a two-day, three-day, or five-day program. The morning session is from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and the afternoon session is from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Rockrimmon Christian Preschool, LLC is state child care licensed and offers a low student to teacher ratio. Susan Seldomridge has a BA in Psychology, a Level IV Colorado Early Childhood Professional Credential, is a North American Montessori Center Graduate, and is a member of the International Montessori Council. Rockrimmon Christian Preschool, LLC has an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau.

Colorado Springs, CO(719) 599-0066

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