Guide to Milwaukee Preschools and Early Education

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Welcome to the Milwaukee Area Preschool & Early Education Guide!

Preschool, Nursery School, Childcare Center? What’s the best choice for your family?

We are so excited to offer the Milwaukee Area Preschools & Early Education Guide as a resource to help you in making your decision. Choosing a preschool, nursery school or childcare program that fits your child’s and your family’s needs can be an overwhelming task.  As parents, we are clearly aware of the importance of our decision.  These featured businesses are eager to talk to families about how their program can benefit their children.

The Milwaukee Area Preschool & Early Education Guide provides you with the opportunity to research the perfect preschool, early education provider or childcare center to fit your family’s needs.

Thank you to our premier sponsor, The YMCA of Greater Waukesha County, as well as all of the other local businesses featured in this guide.

YMCA OF GREATER WAUKESHA COUNTY

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Preschool is available at five of our YMCA of Greater Waukesha County branch locations, with full day and half day extended care available at the Waukesha YMCA. Our program is play themed-based learning and follows the Creative Curriculum and Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards. Using exploration and discovery as a way of learning, children develop confidence, creativity, and lifelong critical thinking skills. Our caring and supportive teachers create a safe and engaging environment promoting a positive first academic experience for preschoolers. Children are encouraged to explore new and exciting concepts through unique themes, educational activities, and creative projects. In addition, the YMCA offers full day childcare and early education programs at the YMCA Children’s Academy in Waukesha. The YMCA also partners with the Mukwonago and Waukesha School District to offer 4K as community partner sites for those respective school districts. Parents love our caring staff, advanced curriculum interactive environment, and convenient locations.

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    LOCATIONS ::
    Mukwonago YMCA – 245 E Wolf Run, Mukwonago
    Waukesha YMCA – 320 E Broadway, Waukesha
    Southwest YMCA – 11311 W Howard Ave, Greenfield
    West Suburban YMCA – 2420 N 124th St, Wauwatosa
    Tri County YMCA – N84W17501 Menomonee Ave, Menomonee Falls
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    OPEN HOUSE ::
    Mukwonago: February 7, 2020 from 6:00-8:00 PM
    Southwest: February 27, 2020 from 5:30-7:30 PM
    Tri County: February 17, 2020 from 6:00-7:00 PM
    Waukesha: January 16, 2020 from 6:00-7:00 PM and January 18, 2020 from 4:00-6:00 PM
    West Suburban: February 19, 2020 from 5:30-7:30 PM
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    4K Available
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    AGES :: 2 months-4 years old
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    PHONE :: 222-542-2557

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

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NORTH

First Immanuel Lutheran School

First Immanuel Early Education Milwaukee

We offer early eduction programs for 2 – 4 year olds with classes offered half-day mornings, school/full-days or a combination of both. Before and after school care is available as early as 6 am and as late as 6 pm. Our programs are play and socialization based with an emphasis on Kindergarten readiness in the 4K classes.

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    OPEN HOUSE :: January 12th, 2020 10:05 am – Noon
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    4K Available
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    AGES :: 2-4 years

W67N622 Evergreen Blvd
Cedarburg, WI 53012

262.377.6610

Casa de Corazón

Casa de Corazon
Casa de Corazón is a premier full day preschool that emphasizes bilingual education, social responsibility, and environmental awareness. By enrolling your children in our bilingual preschool, our team will ensure that your children will grow and learn in a setting that focuses on cultural appreciation as an integral part of preparation for kindergarten. In addition to preschool, we also actively enroll infants and toddlers!
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    4K Available
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    AGES :: 6 weeks – 5 years

4114 N Oakland Ave
Shorewood, WI 53211

414.436.9227

MILWAUKEE

KinderCare

KinderCare Early Education & Preschool Milwaukee

KinderCare Learning Centers is America’s largest, most accredited child care provider, serving more than 165,000 children every day at more than 1,380 centers. For 50 years, we’ve been creating safe, encouraging environments where kids can learn, grow and build confidence for life. At KinderCare, hardworking families are family—regardless of needs, backgrounds, and experiences. To learn more visit us online at KinderCare, on Facebook or on Instagram. For resources, information, and activity ideas for parents and teachers of young children please visit KinderCare.com/blog.

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    4K Available
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    AGES :: 6 weeks – 12 years

LOCATIONS ::

61st Street KinderCare
(414) 546-0730
2374 S 61st St. West Allis, WI 53219

West Allis KinderCare
(414) 541-6332
11423 W Cleveland Ave. West Allis, WI 53227

Greenfield 108th Street KinderCare
(414) 321-4232
3370 S 108th St. Milwaukee, WI 53227

27th Street KinderCare
(414) 281-4396
4854 S 27th St. Milwaukee, WI 53221

76th Street KinderCare
(414) 358-2060
6835 N 76th St. Milwaukee, WI 53223

South Milwaukee KinderCare
(414) 762-0045
1801 E College Ave. South Milwaukee, WI 53172

Park Place KinderCare
(414) 359-1234
10715 W Park Pl. Milwaukee, WI 53224

Brown Deer KinderCare
(414) 354-3770
8750 N 51st St. Brown Deer, WI 53223

Greendale KinderCare
(414) 421-5510
5230 W Loomis Rd. Greendale, WI 53129

Main Street KinderCare
(262) 255-5141
N88 W15240 Main St. Menomonee Falls, WI 53051

Premier Lane KinderCare
(262) 532-0098
W 180 N 9410 Premier Ln. Menomonee Falls, WI 53051

Germantown KinderCare (NEW! OPENING SOON!)
(833) 905-3276
N11W17056 Mequon Rd. Germantown, WI 53022

Rainbow Child Care Center of Menomonee Falls
(soon to be KinderCare)
(262) 293-3018
N72 W13333 Jacob LN. Menomonee Falls, WI 53051

Greenfield KinderCare
(414) 425-1943
8650 W Forest Home Ave. Greenfield, WI 53228

St. Francis KinderCare
(414) 482-3366
4692 S Whitnall Ave. Saint Francis, WI 53235

Oak Creek KinderCare
(414) 762-9050
7677 S Howell Ave. Oak Creek, WI 53154

Curiosity Corner Nursery School

Curiosity Corner preschool & early education

Curiosity Corner is a half-day preschool in Wauwatosa. We are a play-based school with lots of hands-on exploration in the classrooms. Enrollment for 2020-21 school year begins January 29!

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    OPEN HOUSE :: Monday, January 20
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    4K Available
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    AGES :: 2 1/2-5 years

2366 N 80 Street
Wauwatosa, WI 53213

414.774.5005 x108

Brookfield Academy

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Brookfield Academy is an independent, coeducational college preparatory day school serving K3 through Grade 12. Little Knights (K3) is a half-day, morning program. Level A (K4) is a morning or afternoon half-day program. Level B (K5) is a full day program. Extended day options available.

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    Admissions screenings and special events for 3, 4, and 5 year olds are held January through May. Please visit https://www.brookfieldacademy.org/admissions/admissions-special-events
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    4K Available
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    AGES :: 3-5 years

3462 Brookfield Road
Brookfield, WI 53045

Email :: [email protected]

262.783.3200 x141

Aemilian Preschool

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We believe in the power of play and natural learning experiences to help young children gain knowledge and understanding. At our NAEYC-accredited school in Wauwatosa, we offer preschool classes for 2 – 4 year olds (including K4). We make it our passion to make sure our classes are developmentally appropriate, nurturing and taught by warm, sensitive and experienced faculty

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    4K Available
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    AGES :: 2 years-4K

4515 N. Mayfair Road
Wauwatosa, WI 53225

414.463.1641

Brookfield Christian School

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Brookfield Christian School offers 3K, 4K and 5K programs. Our 3K program is 3 mornings per week (M/W/Th) from 8:15am-12:00pm (afternoons available if needed). 4K is 4 mornings per week (M-Th) from 8:15am-12:00pm with the option to extend to a full day until 3:!5pm (full days on Fridays available), and 5K is 4 full days (M-Th) from 8:15am-3:15pm (full days on Fridays available).

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    OPEN HOUSE :: Brookfield Christian School is hosting an Open House on Tuesday, January 14 from 6-8pm. Classroom teachers will be on hand to answer questions, and parents and board members will be available to give personalized tours. Families (including children) are invited to attend!
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    4K Available
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    AGES :: 3+ years

14155 W. Burliegh Rd
Brookfield, WI 53005

Email :: [email protected]

262.782.4722

Elmbrook Preschool

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Elmbrook Preschool is a private, independent, half day school which has been successful for 70 years. We have a warm,welcoming and loving environment which includes staff, children and families all sharing in the development of the whole child. Our play-based curriculum offers practice in friendship, empathy, creative thinking skills and everyday challenges. The outside play space offers an appreciation of nature and daily exercise. We do have indoor space for running and yoga on cold or rainy days. It’s always fun to sing, dance and learn new spanish words with our specialty staff. Our classroom teachers make sure that each day is an important experience in their student’s lives. We would like to show you our school and why so many families continue to recommend and rave about our school!

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    OPEN HOUSE :: Please call to schedule an individual tour while our school in session.
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    4K Available
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    AGES :: 3-5 years

13001 W North Ave
Brookfield, WI 53005

262-780-0122

Casa de Corazón

Casa de Corazon
Casa de Corazón is a premier full day preschool that emphasizes bilingual education, social responsibility, and environmental awareness. By enrolling your children in our bilingual preschool, our team will ensure that your children will grow and learn in a setting that focuses on cultural appreciation as an integral part of preparation for kindergarten. In addition to preschool, we also actively enroll infants and toddlers!
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    4K Available
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    AGES :: 6 weeks – 5 years

4114 N Oakland Ave
Shorewood, WI 53211

414.436.9227

SOUTH

Ebenezer Child Care Centers

Ebenezer Milwaukee Area Summer Camp

Ebenezer Child Care Centers provide quality, licensed early education and care programs, 3K, 4K, before- and after-school, and STEAM-N Summer Program from the heart in a home-like atmosphere. They offer individualized, nurturing care and a structured curriculum that is virtues-based and focuses on all aspects of a child’s development: academic, physical, emotional, and social. All centers are NAC accredited and have a YoungStar 5-Star Rating.

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    4K Available
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    AGES :: Infant to school age

Southside Milwaukee
1496 S. 29th St.
Milwaukee, WI 53215

Oak Creek
220 W. Forest Hill Ave.
Oak Creek, WI 53154

Email :: [email protected]

414-643-5070

WEST

YMCA OF GREATER WAUKESHA COUNTY

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Preschool is available at five of our YMCA of Greater Waukesha County branch locations, with full day and half day extended care available at the Waukesha YMCA. Our program is play themed-based learning and follows the Creative Curriculum and Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards. Using exploration and discovery as a way of learning, children develop confidence, creativity, and lifelong critical thinking skills. Our caring and supportive teachers create a safe and engaging environment promoting a positive first academic experience for preschoolers. Children are encouraged to explore new and exciting concepts through unique themes, educational activities, and creative projects. In addition, the YMCA offers full day childcare and early education programs at the YMCA Children’s Academy in Waukesha. The YMCA also partners with the Mukwonago and Waukesha School District to offer 4K as community partner sites for those respective school districts. Parents love our caring staff, advanced curriculum interactive environment, and convenient locations.

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    LOCATIONS ::
    Mukwonago YMCA – 245 E Wolf Run, Mukwonago
    Waukesha YMCA – 320 E Broadway, Waukesha
    Southwest YMCA – 11311 W Howard Ave, Greenfield
    West Suburban YMCA – 2420 N 124th St, Wauwatosa
    Tri County YMCA – N84W17501 Menomonee Ave, Menomonee Falls
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    OPEN HOUSE ::
    Mukwonago: February 7, 2020 from 6:00-8:00 PM
    Southwest: February 27, 2020 from 5:30-7:30 PM
    Tri County: February 17, 2020 from 6:00-7:00 PM
    Waukesha: January 16, 2020 from 6:00-7:00 PM and January 18, 2020 from 4:00-6:00 PM
    West Suburban: February 19, 2020 from 5:30-7:30 PM
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    4K Available
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    AGES :: 2 months-4 years old
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    PHONE :: 222-222-2222
KinderCare Early Education & Preschool Milwaukee

KinderCare Learning Centers is America’s largest, most accredited child care provider, serving more than 165,000 children every day at more than 1,380 centers. For 50 years, we’ve been creating safe, encouraging environments where kids can learn, grow and build confidence for life. At KinderCare, hardworking families are family—regardless of needs, backgrounds, and experiences. To learn more visit us online at KinderCare, on Facebook or on Instagram. For resources, information, and activity ideas for parents and teachers of young children please visit KinderCare.com/blog.

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    4K Available
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    AGES :: 6 weeks – 12 years

LOCATIONS ::

Brookfield South KinderCare
(262) 792-1112
18205 W Bluemound Rd. Brookfield, WI 53045

Brookfield North KinderCare
(262) 783-4199
4080 N Calhoun Rd. Brookfield, WI 53005

Waukesha Sunset Drive KinderCare
(262) 542-6994
125 E Sunset Dr. Waukesha, WI 53189

Pewaukee KinderCare
(262) 695-0888
1288 Capitol Dr. Pewaukee, WI 53072

Waukesha Pine Street KinderCare
(262) 549-3283
1705 Pine St. Waukesha, WI 53188

New Berlin KinderCare
(414) 425-5924
13000 W Beloit Rd. New Berlin, WI 53151

Hales Corners KinderCare
(414) 425-9330
6350 S 108th St. Franklin, WI 53132

Falk Park KinderCare (NEW! OPENING SOON!)
(833) 905-3276
7363 S 27th St. Franklin, WI 53132

Rainbow Child Care Center of Muskego
(soon to be KinderCare)
(414) 509-7055
S69 W15651 Janesville Rd. Muskego, WI 53150

University Lake School

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ULS provides a foundation for children to become confident young learners who develop a strong love of learning that stays with them. Our early education programs reflect the internationally recognized Reggio Emilia approach, which fosters indoor and outdoor learning, collaborative group work, dramatic play, communication, and critical thinking skills.

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    OPEN HOUSE :: January 25, 2020
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    JK3, JK4, and SK5 Available
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    AGES :: 18 months – 5 years

4024 Nagawicka Road
Hartland, Wisconsin 53029

262.367.6011

SOUTH WEST

YMCA OF GREATER WAUKESHA COUNTY

YMCA Preschool Feature Image

Preschool is available at five of our YMCA of Greater Waukesha County branch locations, with full day and half day extended care available at the Waukesha YMCA. Our program is play themed-based learning and follows the Creative Curriculum and Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards. Using exploration and discovery as a way of learning, children develop confidence, creativity, and lifelong critical thinking skills. Our caring and supportive teachers create a safe and engaging environment promoting a positive first academic experience for preschoolers. Children are encouraged to explore new and exciting concepts through unique themes, educational activities, and creative projects. In addition, the YMCA offers full day childcare and early education programs at the YMCA Children’s Academy in Waukesha. The YMCA also partners with the Mukwonago and Waukesha School District to offer 4K as community partner sites for those respective school districts. Parents love our caring staff, advanced curriculum interactive environment, and convenient locations.

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    LOCATIONS ::
    Mukwonago YMCA – 245 E Wolf Run, Mukwonago
    Waukesha YMCA – 320 E Broadway, Waukesha
    Southwest YMCA – 11311 W Howard Ave, Greenfield
    West Suburban YMCA – 2420 N 124th St, Wauwatosa
    Tri County YMCA – N84W17501 Menomonee Ave, Menomonee Falls
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    OPEN HOUSE ::
    Mukwonago: February 7, 2020 from 6:00-8:00 PM
    Southwest: February 27, 2020 from 5:30-7:30 PM
    Tri County: February 17, 2020 from 6:00-7:00 PM
    Waukesha: January 16, 2020 from 6:00-7:00 PM and January 18, 2020 from 4:00-6:00 PM
    West Suburban: February 19, 2020 from 5:30-7:30 PM
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    4K Available
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    AGES :: 2 months-4 years old
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    PHONE :: 222-222-2222

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