Preschools/Schools/Childcare in Savannah, Pooler, Richmond Hill, Bluffton, Hilton Head Is.
Explorers Montessori Coastal Cooperative E=mc2
Registration is now open for Savannah’s newest preschool, and the Savannah region’s only AMI Montessori program.
EMC2 is a parent cooperative preschool, located at Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, Wilmington Island, Savannah. Registering now for 2.5 to 4 year olds for fall. Full-day and half-day options are available.
Learn more at the EMC2 booth at the Savannah Earth Day Festival, April 18 at Forsyth Park, and attend an information seminar, Unlocking your Child’s full Potential with Montessori, at 51 Wilmington Island Rd, Savannah on April 19th at 1:30pm.
You will have a chance to meet the teacher, other co-op member families, and reserve your space for fall. Email for an enrollment packet email@example.com.
Online enrollment is available here.
Open House & Seminar
Sunday, April 19, 1:30 PM for an Open House & Seminar.
This will be a wonderful opportunity to see the classroom, meet the teacher and receive information about Montessori education.
Explorers Montessori Coastal Cooperative
51 Wilmington Island Road, Savannah, Georgia 31410
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8412 Whitefield Ave, Savannah, 31406
St. James is dedicated to Christian principles rooted in the Catholic tradition. The Christian atmosphere nurtures a strong academic program that is caring and disciplined, conducive to learning, and provides activities that cultivate the importance of life, values, morality and ethics.
Click here to schedule a tour.
St. James Catholic School Preschool program
St. James Early Learning Center: Serves 1, 2 & 3 year olds in a high quality program. Part-time & full time availability.
St. James also has a PreK for 4 year-olds.
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Savannah Honor Academy – Where every student is an honor student.
5111 Abercorn St.Savannah, 31405 (2nd floor of JEA Community Center)
For 3rd-5th grade
Sunday, April 26th at 1pm
RSVP required to MarlaCocalis@yahoo.com.
Savannah Honor Academy is a new independent K-5th grade school in the midtown Savannah area with the following features:
• Small class-size (12 students in each class)
• Mixed-age classes (K-2 & 3-5)
• Private ($695/month with scholarship opportunities)
• Home-like environment
• Emphasis on inquiry, exploration, & critical thinking
• Meaningful assessment
• Teacher/Family collaboration
This new school is at 5111 Abercorn St. Savannah, 31405 (2nd floor of JEA Community Center)
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520 Washington Ave.
Offers a morning program 9 AM-1 PM in a loving, nurturing atmosphere for children ages 1 (walking) through 4. The school is open daily & parents may choose a two, three, or five day schedule.
Spaces available for the 2015-16 school year.
For interested families, extended care options are available five days a week in the morning and after school. Early Drop Off is available from 8:30-9:00 for all children. Fun Bunch from 1-2:30 for children that are potty trained.
During the summer, two three week “Camp” sessions are offered.
Visitors are invited to come by and see the classrooms, meet the teachers and ask questions.
Learn more here.
Open House Spring 2015
Come to an open house on March 24th from 6-7 pm for new prospective parents and students to see a First Presbyterian Preschool classroom, learn about the curriculum and get to know the teachers.
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First Presbyterian Preschool, 520 Washington Ave., Savannah 31405, tel. 912.351.0609, http://fpcschool.com/
Risen Savior Christian Academy
1755 Quacco Road
Pooler Ga. 313122
Risen Savior Christian Academy offers preschool for ages 2, 3 and 4 year olds, Kindergarten and Grade 1. A Grade 2 will be added in school year 2015-2016 with additional grades added every school year.
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Easter 4 Kids Celebration, Pooler
Easter 4 Kids is a morning of connecting, learning, and fun centered on the comforting message of Jesus’ resurrection. More details here.
Children age 3 through age 10 (all participants must be potty-trained) are welcome to Easter 4 Kids…which includes the Good Friday and Easter story. Participants do not need to be students at Risen Savior Christian Academy to attend.
Risen Savior Lutheran caring teachers and helpers are excited to share the love of Jesus with your child.
Saturday, March 28, 9:30am-12:30pm
The Story of Easter
To register for Easter 4 Kids, click here. Walk-ins are welcome. For more information, please call 912.925.9431.
Risen Savior Christian Academy, 1755 Quacco Road, Pooler, Ga. 313122, 912.925.9431 Risen Savior Christian Academy is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.
Savannah Christian Church
55 Al Henderson Blvd.
For more information on this preschool serving ages 2 through Kindergarten, click here.
Growing in the Son began Pre-Enrollment for all current students and their siblings beginning January 12th.
Enrollment for new students will begin on February 2nd. Scholarship applications will also be available during this time. Applications are available in the GIS Administrative Office or online.
For additional information, contact Michele Newsome or the Growing in the Son Office at (912) 629-7494 or (912) 629-4734 or the GIS Administrative Office at (912) 629-7494 or (912) 629-4734.
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6610 Abercorn St., Savannah, 31405
Maggie’s Morning School offers 2, 3 or 5 half or full days for Toddlers, Twos & Preschool 3′s and 4′s. Maggie’s is a NAEYC accredited private, non-profit pre-school. This popular, beloved well-established Savannah school offers hands-on learning & a child-centered approach that encourages exploration & independence through a well prepared environment.
Registration for FREE State-Funded Pre-K for 2015-2016
Maggie’s Morning School in Savannah opened registration Feb. 2 2015 for the FREE Bright from the Start lottery-funded Pre-K program for the coming school year 2015-2016.
A few Pre-K spots remain but will fill up quickly.
Pre-K registration is taken on a first come first served basis. So please register as early as possible
This free, state-funded Pre-K is open to all children who are 4 years old by Sept. 1.
Parents need to bring proof of birth and proof of residency.
Maggie’s Morning School is open Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. School starts Monday August 10 2015.
For the school year, Maggie’s serves children ages 18 months (by Sept 1) through 3 classes of State-Funded (FREE) Pre-K. Maggie’s Morning School in Savannah offers part-time preschool for 4-year-olds.
Maggie’s currently has ONE Tues/Thursday opening in Preschool (3’s and 4’s) for right now (this current school year)
Come for a visit
Maggie’s Morning School has been serving Savannah for 33 years.The school has 2, 3, & 5 half day & full day programs for children 18 months (by Sept. 1) through age four, & the Bright From the Start, Georgia Department of Early Care & Learning Pre-Kindergarten program.
Maggie’s provides an exceptional & unique learning environment in order to facilitate social, emotional, physical & intellectual development in each child.
Please come visit the school. Maggie’s welcome giving tours any morning. Visit the school at 6610 Abercorn St., Savannah, 31405 & see why Maggie’s Morning School is “The Creative Alternative!”
Maggie’s Morning School provides a developmentally appropriate, quality learning experience for a diverse student body in a safe, creative, & nurturing environment. The focus is on the social, emotional, physical & intellectual growth of each and every child through hands on activities & support by working together with families, well-trained teachers, & community resources.
Maggie’s offers NACCRA fee assistance for military families
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207 Bull St. Savannah, 31401
For more information on this Pre-K – 12th grade school, visit www.veritassavannah.org or call (912) 238-1222.
Veritas enrollment for 2015-2016 opens Jan. 1 2015.
Veritas Academy in Savannah is a Classical, Christian, and Covenantal school that unites the academic substance of the classical liberal arts with a Christ-centered education in a family-oriented condensed day format.
· Excellent classical instruction and curriculum in all subject areas that students may be equipped to think and learn for themselves.
· A distinctly Christian education that integrates biblical truth into all subjects and cultivates wisdom and virtue in the life of each student that in all things Christ may have the preeminence.
· A model of educating children in which parental involvement is encouraged and families are strengthened so parents may bring their children up in the training and admonition of the Lord.
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DeRenne Avenue campus, 2415 East DeRenne Avenue • Savannah • 31406
Chatham Parkway campus, 1599 Chatham Parkway • Savannah, 31408
Savannah Christian Preparatory School (SCPS) is an independent, non-denominational college prep Christian school. The school seeks to glorify God by partnering with families, churches and the local community in educating future generations through Christ-centered training, application and example.
For more information about this Pre-K through 12th grade school, www.savcps.com or call 912.234.1653.
SCPS also offers a Daycare/Preschool
For ages 6 wks-3 years old
Full-time & part-time students
Open year-round to full-time students
Details here or call (912) 234-1653 x 550.
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First Christian Preschool was formed in 1952 by Carolyn S. Jordan and has been in continuous operation since that date.
First Christian Preschool of Savannah
711 E. Victory Drive, Savannah
The preschool – located on Victory Drive in the Savannah’s Ardsley Park – serves 15 mths to 4-year-old children and is in session from 9AM to noon Monday through Friday. First Christian Church members receive a 25% discount on tuition.
First Christian Preschool provides an environment that is warm and welcoming so that your child will feel safe and comfortable. Classrooms are bright and inviting so your child will be excited about learning and will be prepared for kindergarten. Most of all, your child will have a lot of fun and be involved in meaningful play. Play is a child’s “work” and it is through play that a child learns to be social, to solve problems, to be independent and to be creative.
The preschool employs the Unit Approach Curriculum. It is designed to meet appropriate skill levels for each age group.
The school offers a Spanish program as part of the curriculum for the 3 and 4-year-olds . Music is incorporated into daily activities in the classrooms and all classes come together Friday mornings for music.
Children participate in two school-wide programs, one at Christmas and an end-of-the-year program. A Thanksgiving feast, carpool and lunch bunch, and early birds are other activities that are a part of the preschool program.
Some of the activities all of students participate in are:
School Wide Pajama Party
Dessert with Daddy
Mother’s Day Tea
Friday Morning Music
The preschool includes Christian principles in its program, teaching the children the Christian values of loving, sharing, being kind to one another.
A summer camp for preschoolers is also offered.
Visitors are welcome. First Christian Preschool staff look forward to meeting you and your children.
For more information, please call Mrs. Sarah Marquez at 912-234-3149 or email email@example.com
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6600 Howard Foss Drive, Savannah, 31406
Hancock Day School in Savannah successfully provides elementary and middle school students with a solid educational foundation and has done so for 60 years.
Come see all that Hancock Day School has to offer.
Please call 912.351.4500 to make a reservation to tour this private Savannah pre-K to eighth grade school or email Kay Odom at KOdom@hancockdayschool.org.
Hancock Day School also offers a variety of summer day camps. Details here.
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Located at the Jewish Educational Alliance community center, 5111 Abercorn St. Savannah, 31405.
JEA Preschool Savannah serves children ages 16 months through 4 years.
This popular new, centrally-located midtown preschool is open to both JEA members and non members.
The preschool offers 2 & 3 day programs for ages 16 months through 2 years and a 5-day program for ages 16 months to 4 years.
A summer program is also offered.
For more details, click here.
Please call 912-355-8111 (ext. 215) or email email@example.com for more information.
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About JEA Preschool Savannah
JEA Preschool Savannah opened its doors in August 2013. The school, which serves the needs of children ages 16 months through 4 years, focuses on the social, emotional and cognitive growth of young children in a Judaic setting. The core curriculum is led by qualified and experienced teachers. Extended hours are available daily. For more information on JEA Preschool Savannah, please call 912-355-8111 (ext. 215), email firstname.lastname@example.org or click here .
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601 Penn Waller Road, Savannah, 31410 on Wilmington Island.
St. Andrew’s is an independent International Baccalaureate World School committed to being a leader in 21st Century teaching and learning, which includes a curricular focus on creativity, communication, critical thinking, collaboration, and character.
For more information on this Pre-K 3 through 12th Grade school, visit www.saintschool.com or call 897.4941.
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Childcare Network as 3 locations in Savannah (and one coming soon to Pooler) providing child care & after-school care for ages 6 weeks-12 years. Childcare Network offers the GA Free Pre-K Program.
*350 Johnny Mercer Drive, Savannah 31410, 912-897-3888,
*7360 Hodgson Memorial Drive, Savannah 31406, 912-662-0421
*12441 White Bluff Road, Savannah 31419, 912-662-0412
*NEW! Childcare Network Pooler, tentatively scheduled to open in May 2015, 101 Westside Blvd Pooler, 31322, 912-209-6290.
Learn more here.
In Childcare Network’s Young Achiever’s After School Program, kids explore new themes each month, discovering lots of fun and making new friends. Childcare Network buses pick children up from these Savannah schools & transport them to one of their 3 Savannah locations for the after-school program.
Childcare Network also offers a summer camp program. Details on that here.
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Experience Coastal Empire Montessori: Educating the Whole Child.
– Outperforms county and state elementary schools on CCRPI
– Consistently superior parent satisfaction rates
– Pre-K3 and Pre-K4 Academy
– Kindergarten – 5th-grade Charter School
– Montessori-trained teachers and genuine Montessori materials
Guided Tours every Friday at 10 AM; please call to register in advance 912.395.4070.
Apply online at www.cemco.org by March 20, 2015. Online application closed @ midnight March 20 2015.
Coastal Empire Montessori, A public charter school in Chatham County, 301 Buckhalter Road, Savannah, 912-395-4070, www.cemco.org
Free, lottery-funded Pre-K
Interested in applying to the free pre-K program offered at Savannah-Chatham public schools for the 2015-16 school year?
Pre-K applications for the free, lottery-funded Pre-K programs for 2015-16 at Savannah-Chatham County public schools will be available online and at the Pre-K school sites on March 19,2015.
Deadline to submit the application is April 2, 2015.
The Pre-K lottery will be April 21, 2015.
This free, state-funded Pre-K is open to all children who are 4 years old on or before Sept. 1 residing in Chatham County.
The Savannah-Chatham County Public School System has 60 Georgia Lottery funded Pre-K classes with additional classes at Coastal Empire Montessori. See the list of Savannah-Chatham public schools that offer the free Pre-K here.
Some Savannah private preschools and childcare facilities – including Maggie’s Morning School & Childcare Network (which has 3 Savannah locations & 1 coming soon to Pooler)- also offer the state-funded, free Pre-K program and have different application deadlines. Please contact those facilities for their application deadlines.
Details about Maggie’s Morning School first come, first serve Pre-K registration for 2015-16 here.
Details about Childcare Network’s Savannah locations here.
Savannah Christian Preparatory School Daycare & Preschool
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St. James Catholic School Half Day/Full Day Preschool program, Pre-K through 8th grade school
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Hilton Head Is. S.C.
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Note: Families seeking to find child care in Savannah can contact Early Start Child Care Resource & Referral Agency at Savannah Technical College by clicking here. You will receive information on identifying quality child care as well as a free list of registered/licensed child care providers in the region. You can investigate child care quality by viewing the child care licensing reports on the Bright from the Start website.