Best Preschools in Virginia Beach

Why These Preschools?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Virginia Beach 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

Adorable Childcare

Adorable Childcare is a licensed private program offering professional child care services for children in the Virginia Beach metro area. Experienced child care providers strive to create an environment which is sensitive to each child’s social, emotional, intellectual, and physical needs. Services include helping children with lessons that will continue throughout their lives such as self-esteem, cooperation, problem-solving, and respect for others. Owner Lucila Figuereo is licensed through the Department of Social Services, certified in CPR/ First Aid and trained in movement, mind and nutrition, child abuse, safety, meals, and arts and crafts. They currently hold a five-star rating on Facebook where customers speak highly of their friendly and familiar environment, experienced care, and their love of children.

Virginia Beach, VA 23464


Amberley Child Care

Amberley Child Care is a preschool and childcare center for six weeks to five year old children in the Lynnhaven area of Virginia Beach. Experienced teachers utilize an early childhood program which is designed to stimulate a learning environment promoting social, emotional, cognitive, and physical development. Programs offered are for infants and babies, toddlers, 2’s and 3’s, and preschool. Also summer programs, before and after school programs, and drop-in childcare is offered. They are open daily from 5:30 am to 6:00 pm.

Virginia Beach, VA 23453


Beach Day School

Beach Day School is an early child development center offering preschool and kindergarten services or children in the Virginia Beach metro area. This faith-based Christian preschool program is located at First Presbyterian Church and is committed to promoting the spiritual, social, and cognitive growth and development of each child in a warm nurturing environment. Beach Day School participates in Virginia Quality, a state assessment program which provides frequent feedback, ongoing assessment, and training with experienced childcare professionals and educators. They are also licensed through the Department of Social Services, and all employees receive bi-annual training in First Aid, CPR, AED, and PMAT.

Virginia Beach, VA 23451


Brilliant Beginnings Learning Center

Brilliant Beginnings Learning Center provides affordable early childhood care and education for families in the Norfolk and Virginia Beach metro area. Their faith-based learning program is customized for children six weeks through 12 years. Classroom services include circle time, cooking projects, science activities, and more. Families receive a quarterly development assessment which outlines their child's achievements and goals. Classes are divided between infants, toddlers, twos, threes, pre-k, and school age. Extra curricular programming is also available through ABC Mouse, an online skill building program with lessons and activities that are beneficial to academic enjoyment and success. Also, weekly classes are offered through Soccer Shots which helps develop a child’s hand-eye coordination, how to follow directions, the importance of physical activity, good sportsmanship, and leadership. Parents speak highly of their friendly teachers, motivating curriculum, and passion for child care.

Virginia Beach, VA 23453


Bullfrogs & Butterflies Preschool and Kindergarten

Bullfrogs & Butterflies Preschool and Kindergarten is a learning center for children in the Virginia Beach metro area. Experienced educators strive to help children develop a strong sense of responsibility and have them understand the importance of maintaining valued self-esteem. Their school readiness programs offer small ratio classrooms, passionate teachers, a comfortable atmosphere, and age-appropriate activities. An open-door policy is promoted for the parents of prospective students to tour Bullfrogs & Butterflies. They also provide enrichment programs such as Spanish classes are offered through the Boca Beth program with Señorita Maria, physical activity through Soccer Shots, and computer skills through Megabyte Tykes.

Virginia Beach, VA 23456


New Covenant Preschool

New Covenant Preschool is a faith-based learning center providing preschool services for children in the Virginia Beach metro area. Classes engage children in language arts, math, music, physical activity, and daily Bible time. Experienced teachers believe a strong spiritual and academic environment is important for a child’s future and success in life. Four-year-olds are eligible for enrollment in either a five-day program or a three-day class, and children must be potty trained. Also, a three-year-old program for three-days and also a class for two years twice a week are available.

Virginia Beach, VA 23464


Prince of Peace Preschool

Prince of Peace Preschool is a learning center providing an educational and Christian environment for children in the Virginia Beach metro area. Preschool teachers probe questions to stimulate children’s innate curiosity and interest in the world around them. Prince of Peace follows established best practices in Early Childhood education outlined by NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children). Classes are divided into groups of young twos, older twos, threes, fours, and fives. Also, art shows featuring children’s project are displayed and organized through preschool staff. They currently hold a five-star rating on Facebook where customers speak highly of their effective curriculum, friendly staff, and passion for child care.

Virginia Beach, VA 23452


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