Choosing the right school for your family can be a daunting task, but we hope this guide makes it even a little bit easier!
Do you have a favorite school that is not on our list? Please tell us about them! Email us at [email protected] and we would love to add them to our reader recommended section of the guide!
The Miami Valley School
To enroll, children must be 3 by September 30th.
First School is not your average educational experience! Students age 2 1/2 to 5 are exposed to subjects like the Chinese language, Coding for Preschoolers, STEM subjects, Global Art, Japanese Martial Arts (To Shin Do) and Dance. In addition, afternoon enrichment programs for 4 and 5 year olds are a great way to expand on creative and problem-solving skills. Both morning and afternoon options are available for the Early 5s classes. Children from other morning Kindergarten programs can even be dropped off at First School for afternoon enrichment to craft a full day Kindergarten experience, if needed.
A Learn With Me program is also offered Tuesdays for two year olds and their caregivers to give them an introduction to what school is all about without having to be potty trained.
Two family learning nights, such as Creek Exploration, are held each year.
“My husband and I knew we wanted a place that focused on academics but made it fun and exciting with not a lot of pressure to meet certain standards. First School met all of our expectations and more!” Amy, parent
Nature/Farm Early Childhood Learning Center
This unique Kindergarten readiness experience is a partnership between Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm and Miami Valley Child Development Centers. Your child can learn, play and grow in an exclusive teaching environment. Expose your child to the fascination of farm living, agriculture, conservation and natural resource management in a serene setting.
Your child will receive individualized attention through an excellent 2:17 teacher ratio with the highly credentialed teachers of Miami Valley Child Development Centers, Inc.
Choose from convenient morning or afternoon classes. With limited openings, don’t want to wait to give them a call to get your child registered.
Northstar Classical School
Looking for a school that puts first things first? How about shorter school weeks and more opportunities to be involved in your child’s education?
Now enrolling Pre-Kindergarten through First Grade, Northstar delivers classical Christian education with small class sizes and a model that enables children to love to learn. Classical education is a time-tested method that focuses on skills, work habits and attitudes that lay the foundation for long-term success inside and outside the classroom. If you’re wondering if Northstar could be a good fit for your family, you can find some good questions here.
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Creative World of Montessori
Every child is unique, and no two children develop and learn in exactly the same way or at precisely the same pace. That said, it is possible to accommodate individual learning styles and developmental progress within a comprehensive, flexible educational framework. We call this concept The Creative Curriculum. It is an educational setting where parents trust that their child is being given the best care and education and which strives to meet the needs of the entire family. Our organization offers three different school options to support your child’s educational foundation.
Students receive art, Spanish, music, Brain Gym, yoga, gardening, STEM and more. They also have the opportunity to take dance, voice, guitar, strings, or piano at our locations.
Inspire Center for Learning accepts infants to schoolage.
Creative World of Montessori accepts 3 years of age – 8th grade.