Best Preschools in Raleigh

Why These Preschools?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Raleigh Preschools on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

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

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

Hillel Preschool

Hillel Preschool offers a "five-star Jewish education" in Raleigh, focusing on creating an engaging environment to help children develop social, emotional, and cognitive skills. The school's main philosophy is "self-expression in a group format," where students' individuality and unique personalities are nurtured. Each classroom features two accredited teachers who design curricula to cater to each student's developmental pace. The school also places a special emphasis on Jewish culture and religion, teaching children about the Torah, and Israel. Hebrew is introduced through song, simple conversation, and games. The admissions process includes application forms, a school visit, an application review performed by the school, and final notification.

Raleigh, NC 27615


Triangle Montessori Academy

Triangle Montessori Academy is a Cary preschool emphasizing art, mathematics, practical life, Spanish, yoga, mediation, and music. The private, year-round school was founded in 2008 and accepts children from 18 months old up to six years old. The school is a member of the American Montessori Society and all teachers are AMS-certified. Students at the school are exposed to Montessori-style teaching approaches, including individual learning according to each child's style and pace, multi-age classrooms that allow children to advance when they are ready, and a nurturing of students' natural curiosity.

Cary, NC 27511