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

This is our 9th year publishing 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.

Below the featured/sponsored preschools – you will find a comprehensive list of Madison, WI preschools, sorted by location.

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 Madison, WI.

East Madison/North Madison, Monona, Sun Prairie + East Waunakee

Countryside Montessori Preschool

Ages: 2.5 – 6 years old
Schedules: Half Day, Full Day, Part Time
Other Programming Available: 4K (private) | Before School
Address: 721 Northport Drive – Madison, WI
Phone: (608) 244-5437


Monona Grove Nursery School

Ages: Infant – 2 years, 2-5 years
Schedules: Half Day
Other Programming Available: 4K (MMSD Site)
Address: 4200 Buckeye Road – Madison, WI
Phone: (608) 222-4633


Abundant Life Christian School: Campus for Kids

Ages: 3-4 years
Schedules: Half Day
Other Programming Available:4k, Summer Programming, After School
Address: 4901 E. Buckeye Road – Madison
Phone: (608) 221-1520


Other East Side Preschools

Central Madison + Downtown

Blessed Sacrament School

Blessed Sacrament School is a 3K-8th grade and early childhood Montessori Catholic school centrally located in Madison, Wisconsin.

Our Catholic Dominican tradition provides a school atmosphere where prayer, study, community and service are actively practiced. Our early childhood program offers learning groups so that children are learning at an appropriate level for them.

Enrichment opportunities for our littlest Friars include art and music instruction as well as the opportunity to begin lessons in a string instrument.

Ages: 2-5 years, 5+ years
Schedules: Full Days, Half Days
Phone #: (608) 233-6155
Address: 2112 Hollister Avenue – Madison


Meeting House Nursery School

Ages: 2 – 5 years
Schedules: Half Day, Full Day 4K
Other Programming Available: 4K (MMSD Site) | Summer Programming
Address: 900 University Bay Drive – Madison, WI
Phone: (608) 233-977


New Morning Nursery School

Ages: Infant – 2 years, 2-5 years
Schedules: Half Day, Part Time
Other Programming Available: 4K | Summer Programming
Address: 718 Gilmore Street – Madison, WI
Phone: (608) 233-0433


University Avenue Discovery Center

Ages: 3 – 11 years
Schedules: Full Time and Part Time
Other Programming Available: 4K | Summer Camp | After School
Address: 1609 University Avenue – Madison, WI
Phone: (608) 283-9805


Other Downtown Area Preschools

Near West Madison/South Madison + Fitchburg and Verona

Casa de Corazon

Casa de Corazón provides quality Spanish immersion child care that families turn to for their children’s first educational experiences. We provide safe, encouraging, and educational child care services that parents trust to engage their children while they are at work. Through Spanish immersion curriculum, sustainable practices, and an emphasis on social responsibility, we prepare children for their future endeavors both inside and outside scholastic settings.

Ages: Infant – 5 years
Schedules: Full Time, Part Time
Other Programming Available: Summer Programming
Phone #: (608) 690-3590
Address: 6 Odana Court – Madison


University Houses Preschool

UHP is a part day, parent cooperative, non-profit preschool for ages 2-6 years. 3-4 hours per day. 2-5 days per week.

We hope you will join our play and nature based with embedded social, emotional and kindness learning in our outdoor classroom when temperatures are 50 degrees F and warmer! Then we move indoors. Our highly qualified, dedicated teachers are the heart of UHP.

We’ve been growing healthy families, bettering the lives of children and families by promoting the social and emotional development of toddlers and young children since 1968.

Ages: 2-5 years, 5+ years
Schedules: Mornings: 8:45-11:45 | Lunch Bunch: 11:45-12:45 | Afternoons: 12:45-3:45
Phone #: (608) 238-3955
Address: 6033 Odana Road – Madison


Hickory Hill Academy

Hickory Hill Academy (HHA), formerly Kids Express Learning Center, is the only independent, private school in Dane County serving children as infants through 6th grade. Located on 10-acre campus, Hickory Hill Academy provides quality education and a summer camp for children up through age 12.

Hickory Hill Academy cultivates children’s growth in a stimulating and compassionate environment. Our supportive teachers engage the curiosities and needs of each child, fostering self-esteem, the confidence needed to benefit from our robust academic programs, and the interest to embark on a journey of lifelong learning. Our focus on empathy, character, and individual well-being encourages our children to envision how they will serve their community beyond the expanse of our campus.

Other Programming Available: We offer unique enrichment programs for children enrolled in our private school, preschool and school-age summer camp. Some of our programs include:

Art – Our art program comes alive with creative energy and excitement as our budding young artists experiment with techniques used by “Master Artists.”

Mandarin + Spanish Instruction

Gardening – Sensory-rich learning flourishes as the children help care for the gardens and watch the smallest seeds sprout, leaf out, and turn into edible treats or colorful flowers.

Farmer Will’s Nature Nook – In Farmer Will’s Nature Nook, a school bus classroom, children engage in hands on experiments and experiences to grasp concepts in physics, chemistry, and more.

PE: Weather permitting, PE lessons are held outdoors in the gardens, lawns and sports court on our campus. If the activities are best served by an indoor environment, two gyms are available for PE lessons.

Music: Bucky Beats is an interactive music experience rooted in percussion, vocal exploration, music reading, exploration of several instruments, and song writing.

Culinary: Our culinary class promotes a lifelong skill of cooking, builds a sense of accomplishment, and encourages children to try new foods.

Grades: 12 weeks – 8th grade (up through age 12 for summer camp)
Financial Aid Available: Yes
Phone #: (608) 845-3245
Address: 3276 South High Point Road – Madison


Edgewood Campus School

Ages: 2-5 years, 5+ years
Schedules: Full Time and Part Time
Other Programming Available: 4K | After School
Address: 829 Edgewood College Drive – Madison
Phone: (608) 663-4100


Country Grove Preschool

Ages: 2 – 5+ years
Schedules: Morning Only Program (8:30-12:30) and Full Time Care (7:15-5:15)
Other Programming Available: 4K (private) | Summer | After School
Address: 3201 Tanglewood Drive – Madison, WI
Phone: ((608) 845-7988


Wood's Hollow Children's Center

Ages: 6 weeks – 3rd grade
Schedules: Full Time (Monday – Friday)
Other Programming Available: 4K (private/full-time) | Summer | After School
Address: 5470 Research Park Drive – Fitchburg, WI
Phone: (608) 273-4433


Madison Waldorf

Ages: 2 – 5+ years
Schedules: Half Days & Full Days Available for PreK & Kindergarden classrooms
Other Programming Available: Summer Programming
Address: 6510 Schroeder Road – Madison, WI
Phone: (608) 270-9005


Acton Academy Madison West

Ages: 2-5 years, 5+ years
Schedules: Full Day
Other Programming Available: 4K | After School
Address: 4100 Nakoma Road, Suite 100 – Madison
Phone: (608) 535-1084


Montessori Children's House

Ages: 18 months – 5+ years
Schedules: Half Day, Full Day
Other Programming Available: Summer Programming
Address: 5530 Medical Circle – Madison
Phone: (608) 273-8600


Orchard Ridge Nursery School

Ages: 2.5 – 5 years
Schedules: Full Day, Half Day, Full Time + Part Time
Other Programming Available: 4K | Lunch Bunch | After School | Before School
Address: 1025 McKenna Boulevard – Madison, WI
Phone: (608) 274-8407


Other Near West Side Preschools

Far West Madison + Middleton

Madison Community Montessori School

Ages: Infant – 5+ years
Schedules: Half Day + Full Day | Monday-Friday
Other Programming Available: Summer | Before School | After School
Address: 8406 Ellington Way – Middleton, WI
Phone: (608) 827-6267


High Point Christian School

Ages: 2-5+ years
Schedules: Half Day + Full Day | Monday-Friday
Other Programming Available: Summer | Before School | After School
Address: 7702 Old Sauk Road – Madison
Phone: (608) 836-7170



Gan HaYeled Preschool

Ages: Infant – 5 years
Schedules: Half Day, Full Day, Part-Time
Other Programming Available:  Summer Programming | Before School
Address: 6434 Enterprise Lane – Madison, WI
Phone: (608) 442-4075


Cultured Kids Immersion Schools

Ages: Infant – 5+ years
Schedules: Full-Time/Full-Week Enrollments only
Address: 600 Grand Canyon Drive + 1315 Vilas Ave – Madison
Phone: (608) 833-5437


Mount Olive Preschool

Ages: 2-5 years
Schedules: Half Day
Other Programming Available:  4K
Address: 110 North Whitney Way – Madison, WI
Phone: (608) 238-5656


Other Far West Side Preschools

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  1. My daughter goes to Oregon Preschool Inc and we LOVE it there!!! ❤️ Come check them out at their open house from 4-6 pm on Tuesday, Feb 13. 🙂

  2. I love Little Blessings Preschool of Madison and Verona
    Madison Tuition (Starts September 2021)
    Mornings Only
    2 days: $52/week

    3 days: $78/week

    4 days: $100/week

    5 days: $115/week
    Mornings and Afternoons
    2 days: $104/week

    3 days: $156/week

    4 days: $200/week

    5 days: $250/week
    Director:[email protected]


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