GUIDE TO PRESCHOOLS IN THE MILWAUKEE AREA

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We’re lucky to have so many fabulous Milwaukee, WI preschools!

Our Milwaukee Mom’s Preschool Guide is sponsored by Casa de Corazón. Casa de Corazón provides quality Spanish immersion child care in a safe, encouraging, and educational setting. Through Spanish immersion curriculum, sustainable practices, and an emphasis on social responsibility, instructors prepare children for their future endeavors both inside and outside scholastic settings.

Many thanks to Casa de Corazón for sponsoring our guide this year!

This is our 6th year running this guide and one of our most viewed and most searched for posts each year. We appreciate our featured preschools who through their partnership have helped make this guide possible and we are happy to answer any questions you may have as you begin searching for the perfect school for your child(ren)!

If you are a local preschool – interested in being featured, please reach out to: [email protected] and if you have a favorite school – be sure to comment below.

Be sure to also check out our Guide to Private Schools in Milwaukee, WI.

This guide is conveniently organized by geographical location. Select a region below to jump to listings of Milwaukee preschools, childcare & early education providers in your area.

Milwaukee Zone Map

North Side Preschools: Including Sussex, Whitefish Bay, Mequon + Germantown

University School of Milwaukee

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At University School of Milwaukee, our Preschool is grounded in the belief that children are competent and capable, and our vision is to create a community where children approach each day with wonder, joy, and curiosity. Along with passionate teachers, students embark upon intentional explorations, balanced with purposeful play and meaningful academic skills.

Within a safe and nurturing environment, children build relationships and develop the social-emotional competencies of kindness, empathy, and respect. Through the strong collaboration of our families and teachers, children will grow to be successful learners, leaders, and citizens. There is nothing more rewarding than seeing a young child who loves to come to school each and every day.

Ages: 2-5+ years
Schedules: Full Time, Part Time, Half Days, Full Days
Other Programming Available: Summer Programming
Address: 2100 W. Fairy Chasm Road – Milwaukee (River Hills)
Phone: (414) 540-3320

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First Immanuel Lutheran School

Ages: 2-5+ years
Schedules: Full Time, Part Time, Half Days, Full Days
Other Programming Available: 4K
Address: W67N622 Evergreen Blvd.- Cedarburg
Phone #: (262) 377-6610

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Other North Side Preschools

Milwaukee/Near Milwaukee: Including West Allis, Wauwatosa + Shorewood

Casa de Corazón

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Casa de Corazón provides high-quality Spanish immersion childcare in a warm, inviting, and comfortable setting for you and your child. The teachers prepare unique educational lessons that encourage the kids to utilize different learning methods and participate in various learning activities. The Casa team is committed to providing the children and families with a caring teaching approach and values environmental consciousness. Casa de Corazón is dedicated to fostering genuine connections with each person within their centers, promoting inclusivity and global awareness early on—a fundamental aspect of children’s social, emotional, and cognitive development.

Casa de Corazón provides a bilingual learning experience, exposing children to the benefits of learning a second language, including enhanced self-esteem, creativity, problem-solving skills, and math ability. There are many reasons why Casa’s bilingual program is so important and it is crucial to a child’s social, emotional, and cognitive development. Enrollment is currently open, and Casa de Corazón eagerly welcomes new members to their Casa Familia. Discover more about this unique learning program by visiting www.casaearlylearning.com.

Ages: 6 weeks – 5 years
Schedules: Full Day, Half Day, Extra Day
Other Programming Available: Summer Programming
Address: 4114 N Oakland Ave. – Milwaukee
Phone: (414) 436-9227

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Ebenezer Childcare Center

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Ebenezer offers preschool, 3K and 4K programs designed to ensure that your child will have the skills necessary to be prepared for kindergarten. Our goal is to make this an interesting, amazing, and enjoyable time for your child. We want all children to be excited about learning. In addition to setting up an atmosphere of excitement, exploration and discovery, the teachers will:

  1. Provide small group activities such as creating structures, conducting experiments, categorizing results
  2. Offer a wide variety of creative opportunities including writing, coloring, pasting, painting, cutting, puzzles
  3. Encourage cooperation, problem solving, negotiation
  4. Set up simple math experiences such as sorting, categorizing, measuring, sequencing
  5. Read stories and have children dictate stories to increase their vocabulary, comprehension, letter recognition, letter sounds
  6. Help increase literacy skills through writing, music, movement, create art, imaginative play
  7. Incorporate “Virtue” language and role model virtues such as: cooperation, cleanliness, thankfulness, honesty and patience just to name a few
  8. Plan self-directed, yet closely supervised activities that promotes all areas of development
  9. Schedule indoor and outdoor activities to develop large muscle skills and coordination

Ages: Infants – 5+ years
Schedules: Full Day
Other Programming Available: Summer Programming
Address: 3 Milwaukee Area Locations:

Oak Creek – (414) 600-0607

Downtown Milwaukee – (414) 600-6066

West Allis – (414) 377-7390

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Curiosity Corner Preschool

Ages: 2-5 years
Schedules: Half Days
Other Programming Available: 4K
Address: 2366 N 80 Street – Wauwatosa
Phone #: (414) 774-5005 x108

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Milwaukee’s Learning Academy

Ages: Infant – 5+ years
Schedules: Full Time, Part Time, Half Days, Full Days, Drop-in
Other Programming Available: Before School Care
Address: 1612 S 55th St. – West Milwaukee 
Phone #: (414) 400-8694

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Elmbrook Preschool

Ages: 2 – 5 years
Schedules: Half Days
Other Programming Available: 4K
Address: 13001 W. North Avenue – Brookfield
Phone #: (262) 780-0122

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Other Milwaukee Preschools

West Side Preschools: Including Pewaukee, Waukesha + Delafield

Lake Country Kindergarten Preschool

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LCK is a cooperative program that is a partnership between certified teachers, parents and caregivers. Our focus embraces hands on activities. The year of learning is based upon themes of the world around us. Art, music, science, games, learning, activities, fine and gross motor play, and dramatic play are the components used for learning.

Lake Country Kindergarten Preschool’s goal for our children is to generate excitement for learning and to foster feelings of safety and comfort in the school environment. This is accomplished by providing a warm, caring and interesting classroom.

Ages: 2 – 5 years
Schedules: Full Day
Other Programming Available: After School Care
Address: N75W31283 Highway VV – North Lake
Phone: (262) 966-2033

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Brookfield Christian School

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At Brookfield Christian School, your child will be known and loved by our experienced teaching team. Every aspect of our curriculum is taught from a Christian perspective in a warm and inviting learning environment. Children are encouraged to grow in their love for God while serving and showing kindness to classmates and others in the world around them.

Through play, storytelling, hands-on exploration and fun, students gain exposure to new skills and knowledge, laying the foundation for a love of school and lifelong learning. Children are challenged at their level of ability and given varied opportunities to engage in intellectually stimulating activities that complement lessons.

Ages: 2 – 5+ years
Schedules: Full Time, Part Time, Half Days, Full Days
Other Programming Available: 4K
Address: 14155 W. Burleigh Rd – Brookfield
Phone: (262) 782-4722

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Brookfield Academy

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Brookfield Academy Preschool provides an excellent foundation for your child’s educational journey. Ranked the #1 Private School in Wisconsin the last four years in a row, BA offers small classes and experienced teachers who nurture each student’s curiosity while instilling a lifelong love of learning. Brookfield Academy’s instructional approaches are time-tested and classical, focusing on educational basics like phonics, reading, grammar, mathematics, history, and science while providing much more along the way.

Ages: 2 – 5+ years
Schedules: Full Time, Part Time
Other Programming Available: After School Care
Address: 3462 N. Brookfield Road – Brookfield
Phone: (262) 783-3200

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University Lake School

Ages: 2 – 5+ years
Schedules: Half Days, Full Days
Other Programming Available: Summer Programming, Before School, After School, 4K
Address: 4024 Nagawicka Road – Hartland
Phone #: (262) 367-6011

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Other West Side Preschools

Southwest Area Preschools: Including New Berlin, Big Bend, Wind Lake + Franklin

Downtown Montessori Academy

Ages: 2 – 5+ years
Schedules: Full Time, Part Time, Half Days, Full Days
Other Programming Available: Summer Programming
Address: 2507 S. Graham Street – Milwaukee
Phone #: (414) 744-6005

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Other Southwest Area Preschools

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