The Parent Planner School/Daycare Directory features only licensed facilities in our area. If you would like to have your daycare or school listed in our directory, call our advertising department at (860) 684-6183, or fax us at (860) 684-7183. The Parent Planner P.O. Box 406, Stafford Springs, CT 06076


Joni’s Childcare & Preschool

Burlington 860-404-0177, Canton 860-693 1693
Farmington 860-677-5878, Hartford 860-549-2422, Harwinton 860-485-9389, Windsor Locks 860-623-8156


Small Wonder Montessori School
362 Turnpike Road, Ashford, CT 06278
(860) 429-8450 (860) 429-0298
Small Wonder Montessori School is an independent school which provides preschool and kindergarten programs for ages 3–6. Full time/Half time social and academic programs. In a child-centered environment your child will experience the natural joy of learning in a positive way. Let your children express themselves so they can build confidence in their explorations.


Hans Christian Andersen Montessori School
212 Bolton Center Road, Bolton, CT 06043
(860) 646-5727,
For over 40 years HCAMS has provided a quality Montessori education to preschoolers and kindergarteners in our community – 3-6 years of age. Our mission is to help children grow to their true potential, foster independent thinking, and gain the confidence to become life-long learners. Full and half day programs 4 or 5 days a week. Affiliated with the American Montessori Society.


Discovery Zone Learning Center
Columbia Shopping Village-187 RT 66 East
Columbia, CT 06237
(860) 228-8885,
NAEYC accredited. Infant/Toddler/Preschool/Before & Afterschool Care with Homework Lab. Our nurturing, warm environment celebrates the individuality of each child. Our Toddler & Preschool classrooms focus on preparing each child for kindergarten readiness skills. Our program focuses on developing a positive self-identity, self-image and self-acceptance. Full- & Part-time care. Year-round M–F.


Coventry Early Childhood Center, Inc. (CECC)
1171 Main Street, P.O. Box 251
Coventry , CT 06238
(860) 742-5859
Email: [email protected]
NAEYC accredited. CECC is made up of a private preschool, early intervention services through the Board of Education, and the Readiness Program (financial assistance). AM/PM programs available for 3 & 4 year olds.


St. Christopher School (Pre-K-grade 8)
570 Brewer Street East Hartford, CT 06118
Offering the best in Catholic education, Saint Christopher School is open to students of all faiths in Pre-K through grade 8. The school encourages academic excellence and a strong value orientation based on faith and community service.


Little House in the Country Childcare
89 West Road Ellington, CT 06029
(860) 872-0252
Providing quality child care, preschool, and school age care for children ages 6 weeks to 12 years. Theme based curriculum built on Christian concepts. Highly qualified early childhood teachers & nurse on staff.

Preschool of the Arts

20 Church Street, Ellington, CT 06029
(860) 871-7332
A caring environment for full/partial day, preschool, kindergarten and school aged program. Nationally accredited. Program centers around Music, Art, and Drama. Children give three performances a year. Also includes Science, Social Studies, Literature, Creative Movement and Physical Exercise.


Enfield Montessori School

1370 Enfield Street Enfield, CT 06078
EMS provides a tradition of excellence in education for children ages 2 ½ -12. The school aims not only for academic achievement, but for the total development of the student.

Integrity Martial Arts, LLC

585 Hazard Avenue – Scitico Plaza
Enfield, CT 06082
(860) 698-9226,
Integrity Martial Arts’ certified after school programs and summer camps make your child stronger, more flexible and improves their self-esteem. Ask about our new transported program for children grades K-6.

Little Angels Catholic Pre-School
90 Alden Ave, Enfield, CT 06082
Programs for 3 & 4 year olds. 2, 3 and 5 full days or mornings, before and after school child care,  tuition asistance available, NEASC accredited.

St. Martha School
214 Brainard Road, Enfield, Ct. 06082
(860) 745-3833
St. Martha School, kindergarten through 8th grade registration is ongoing. Our NEASC accredited school provides a quality education through a balanced focus on faith and academics. All denominations are welcome. Before and after school program offered. We are "Laying the Foundation for Excellence."


Assumption School
27 Adams Street Manchester, CT
(860) 649-0889
Assumption School Pre-K 3 through 8th Grade enrollment is ongoing. Our NEASC Accredited Catholic Education Program lets children blossom under the care and concern of our excellent teaching and support staff.

Birch Mountain Day School, Inc.
645 Birch Mountain Road
Manchester/Bolton town line
(860) 649-2067
Founded on the need of a quality educational program for young children. We believe that we offer the best combination of education and child care, with a philosophy that children come first. We are open year round with an in-ground swimming pool for our summer camp. Our school year program is flexible with half day, full day, and extended day options in our preschool, pre-kindergarten and kindergarten programs.

St. Bridget School
74 Main Street, Manchester, CT 06042
(860) 649-7731
St. Bridget School is a Catholic community recognizing the uniqueness of each individual and providing education with Christian values to students Pre-K to grade 8.

Saint James School
73 Park Street, Manchester, CT 06040
(860) 643-5088
Since 1921, St. James School has offered the
competitive edge of a Catholic education in Pre-Kindergarten (ages 3-5) through 8th grade. We provide academic excellence while developing compassionate, morally sound community members.

The Cornerstone Christian School (Pre K-12)
236 Main Street, Manchester, CT 06042
(860) 643-0792
Our programs are built upon strong Biblical and academic foundations. Pre K and Kindergarten details: full day, before/after care, Computers/P.E./Music. Prekindergarten: Age 3 by August 31. Kindergarten: Age 5 by August 31.


Mansfield Discovery Depot
50 Depot Road, Mansfield, CT 06250
(860) 487-0062
NAEYC accredited. 7 AM - 5 PM. Year round. Serving infants, toddlers, preschool and full day kindergarten. Knowledgeable warm staff. Sliding fees for income eligible. Now accepting applications. Meals included. Located close to UCONN.


Little People Learning Center
152 Hebron Rd., Marborough, CT 06447
(860) 295-8003
Infant/Toddler/Preschool programs. Before & afterschool care with Homework Lab for afterschool children. Fun days when no school in session. Kin­der­garten before and after. Developmentally appropriate curriculum. Full- & Part-time care. Year-round M–F, 7am-6pm.


The Independent Day School
115 Laurel Brook Road
Middlefield, CT 06455
(860) 347-7235
Challenging academics, enriching programs in fine and performing arts combine traditional instruction with hands-on learning. Programs support habits of good citizenship. After care, theater programs and summer camp. Age 3 to grade 8; 1/7 teacher/student ratio.


Somers Cooperative Preschool
Bugbee Center
Somers Congregational Church
Main Street, Somers, CT 06071
NAEYC-accredited preschool serving 3 & 4 year-olds in Somers & surrounding towns. Offering 2-3 day mornings (9-11:30) and flexible 2-5 day afternoons (12:30-3). A unique affordable preschool teaching kindergarten readiness skills and giving parents opportunities to work in the classroom and sit on Board of Directors. Our experienced teachers have over 20 years working together.

The Child’s Place Preschool
80 South Road, Somers, CT 06071
(860) 749-7333
Our preschool is designed and built to provide your child with a daily “hands on” environment including Library/Computer. Music/Creative Movement, Kitchen/Cooking, and Art/Woodworking activity areas. We offer a 3, 4, or 5 day morning (8:30-11:30 AM) or afternoon (12:00-3:00 PM) program. On site child care is also available.

The Grammar School at Somersville
41 School Street, Somersville, CT 06072
(860) 749-5933
An independent school, Pre-kindergarten through grade six. Creating a positive and challenging academic environment through small classes, a child centered curriculum, and year long enrichment courses. Accredited program. Before and after school programs are also offered.

The Kids Academy
27 Quality Avenue, Somers, CT 06071
(860) 763-4488
The Kids Academy is a new childcare and early education center. Our caring and compassionate teachers are what make us so much better than the rest. We offer quality childcare for children ages 6 weeks to 12 years in a nurturing environment. We also offer part-time and full-time preschool classes. The Kids Academy is conveniently located close to Enfield , Ellington, East Longmeadow as well as Somers.


South Windsor Child Development Center
1333 Sullivan Ave., South Windsor, CT 06074
(860) 644-9172
Private, nonprofit organization serving 2 yrs through fifth grade. Offering creative, de­vel­op­mentally appropriate curriculum within a caring and nurturing environment. Choice of 2 or 3 day preschool program. Open 7AM to 6PM year round. Summer camp for school agers. NAEYC accredited.


St. Edward School Preschool Program
25 Church Street, Stafford Springs, CT 06076
(860) 684-2600
Serving Stafford and surrounding communities, we offer an academic and developmental morning or afternoon program in a caring, Christian environment. 3 yr. olds meet Tue /Thur. 4 yr olds meet Mon/Wed/ Fri.


Preschool of the Arts
684 Tolland Stage Road, Tolland, CT 06084
(860) 875-7195
A caring environment for full/partial day, preschool, kindergarten and school aged program. Program cen­ters around Music, Art, and Drama. Children give three performances a year. Also includes Science, Social Studies, Literature, Creative Movement, and Physical Exercise.


Kid’s Academy Child Care Center of Vernon
180 Regan Rd., Vernon, CT 06066
(adjacent to Vernon Manor) (860) 870-7529
Full and part time care for children ages 6 wks to 10 yrs. Structured daily curriculum focuses on motor development; social skills; beginning literacy; learning letters, numbers, colors, and shapes; and other kindergarten readiness skills. Nurturing, caring infant & toddler program in which each child receives individual attention. Classroom computers, field trips, and state-approved staff certified in CPR/First Aid.

St. Joseph School
41 West Street, Rockville, CT 06066
(860) 875-4943
St. Joseph School is fully accredited by NEASC. We educate Pre-Kindergarten through eighth grade. Pre-k and Kindergarten are full day programs. St. Joseph also offers an after-school child care program.

YMCA Preschool Center
375 Hartford Turnpike, Vernon, CT 06066
(860) 872-7329
NAEYC accredited program offering high quality care to children for 20 years. Separate half day preschool and full day preschool both based on the Creative Curriculum for Preschool, linked with the CT Dept of Education’s Preschool Framework. Full day infant/toddler care also available.

Community Nursery School
10 Elm Hill Road, Vernon CT 06066
(860) 646-4368
Talcottville section of Vernon. Four-day, four-yr old AM/PM preschool readiness program. Varied activities/field trips. Positive setting for young developing imaginations. Special knack assessing each child’s special needs. Open staff-family relationship encouraged.


Temple Bnai Israel Religious School
345 Jackson Street, Willimantic, CT 06226
(860) 423-3743
Pre-K to 7th Grade: Twice a week experiential learning environment to facilitate the growth and empowerment of our children, helping them to realize their potential as Jewish human beings.


Trinity Christian School
180 Park Avenue, Windsor, CT 06095
Trinity Christian School is committed to building a strong foundation for children three years old through the eighth grade. Experienced teachers, before and after school care, affordable tuition.