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The Ultimate Preschool and Daycare Guide Detroit 2020

The Ultimate Preschool and Daycare Guide Detroit 2020

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Ultimate Preschool and Daycare Center Guide for Detroit 2020.

I do not endorse any particular school, please do your own due diligence when it comes to selecting a program to enroll your child. Feel free to leave suggestions and reviews in the comment section.

This guide will be updated on a monthly basis.

And before you visit make sure to read  6 Things Most Parents Forget to Ask During the Daycare Tour.

North

Scuola Creativa 
25423 Woodward Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48067
313-354-4088
https://scuolacreativa.com/

Age Range: Birth – 5 years
Fully Potty-trained to enroll? No
Philosophy / Curriculum: Reggio Emilia
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Cost Range: $525 – $1,483/month
Half day Option: No
Year Round Option: Yes

 

Pauline Multiculture Montessori
2405 W McNichols Rd, Detroit, MI 48221
313-340-1350

Age Range: 6 weeks – 5 years
Fully Potty-trained to enroll? No
Philosophy / Curriculum: Montessori
Hours: 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Cost Range: $132 – $182 / week
Half day Option: No
Year Round Option: No

 

Berkley Building Blocks
14700 Lincoln St. Oak Park, MI 48237
248-837-8900
https://www.berkleyschools.org/schools/berkley-building-blocks/

Age Range: 6 weeks – 5 years
Fully Potty-trained to enroll? No
Philosophy / Curriculum: High Scope
Hours: 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Cost Range: $200 – $1139 / month
Half day Option: Yes
Year Round Option: Yes

 

St. Paul Lutheran School 
508 Williams St., Royal Oak, MI 48067
248-546-6555
https://www.stpaulroyaloak.org/#

Age Range: 3-5 years
Fully Potty-trained to enroll? Yes
Philosophy / Curriculum: Religious
Hours: 6:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Cost Range: $1,500 – $7,400 / year
Half day Option: Yes
Year Round Option: Yes

 

L.A.C.C Child Care Academy
16619 Wyoming Street, Detroit MI 48221
313-345-3744
http://laccchildcare.com/

Age Range: 6 weeks – 12 years
Fully Potty-trained to enroll? No
Philosophy / Curriculum:
Hours: 24 hours
Cost Range: $95 – $155 / week
Half day Option: Yes
Year Round Option: Yes

 

Ferndale Montessori Center
400 W Marshall St, Ferndale, MI 48220
(248) 548-4154
https://ferndalemontessori.com/

Age Range: 18 months  – 6 years
Fully Potty-trained to enroll? Not required but encouraged
Philosophy / Curriculum: Montessori
Hours: 7:30 a.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Cost Range: Inquiry during tour
Half day Option: Yes
Year Round Option: No, (6 week summer program)

 

Best Friends Early Childhood Education Center
8440 W Nine Mile Rd, Oak Park, MI 48237
248- 629-7065
https://bestfriendschildcaremi.webs.com/

Age Range: 6 weeks –  5 years
Fully Potty-trained to enroll? No
Philosophy / Curriculum: Play Based
Hours: 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Cost Range: $165 – 210 / week  
Half day Option: Yes, but no discount in rate
Year Round Option: Yes

 

Southfield Christian
28650 Lahser Rd, Southfield, MI 48034
248-357-3660
https://www.southfieldchristian.org/

Age Range: 4 – 5 years
Fully Potty-trained to enroll? Yes
Philosophy / Curriculum: Religious
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Cost Range: $4,500 – $7,840 / year
Half day Option: No
Year Round Option: No

 

St. Mary Catholic School 
628 S Lafayette Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48067
248-545-2140
https://www.stmaryroyaloak.org/

Age Range: 2-5 years
Fully Potty-trained to enroll? Yes
Philosophy / Curriculum: Religious
Hours: 2 year olds (half-day only) / 3 year olds 7:30 a.m. – 6:15 p.m.
Cost Range: $155 – $910 / month
Half day Option: Yes
Year Round Option: No

 

Olive Branch Daycare  
309 N Main St., Royal Oak, MI 48607
248-543-7456
https://olivebranchdaycare.com/

Age Range: 8 weeks – 5 years
Fully Potty-trained to enroll? No
Philosophy / Curriculum: Religious
Hours: 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Cost Range: $82 – $308 / week
Half day Option: Yes
Year Round Option: Yes

 

Sugar N Spice Nursery School
16555 Wyoming Ave, Detroit, MI 48221
313-863-5600
http://www.snskid.com/

Age Range: 6 weeks – 5 years
Fully Potty-trained to enroll? No
Philosophy / Curriculum: Play Based
Hours: 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Cost Range: $150 / week
Half day Option: No
Year Round Option: Yes

 

Gesu Catholic School
17139 Oak Dr, Detroit, MI 48221
313-863-4677
https://www.gesuschool.udmercy.edu/

Age Range: 2 years 9 months – 5 years
Fully Potty-trained to enroll? Yes
Philosophy / Curriculum: Religious
Hours: 7:30 a.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Cost Range: $4,600 / year  (before and aftercare included in price)
Half day Option: No
Year Round Option: No

 

Early Impressions Nursery School
25000 W 10 Mile Rd, Southfield, MI 48033
248-357-1740
https://earlyimpressionsschool.com/

Age Range: 2 years – 7 years
Fully Potty-trained to enroll? No
Philosophy / Curriculum: High Scope
Hours: 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Cost Range: $94 – $276 / week
Half day Option: Yes
Year Round Option: Yes

 

Green Garden Child Development Center (Hazel Park)
21135 John R Rd, Hazel Park, MI 4803o
248-544-7336
http://greengardencdc.com/

Age Range: 6 weeks – 5 years
Fully Potty-trained to enroll? No
Philosophy / Curriculum: High Scope
Hours: 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Cost Range: $175 – $300 / week
Half day Option: No
Year Round Option: Yes

 

Green Garden Child Development Center (Madison Heights)
380 W. 11 Mile Rd 
Madison Heights, MI 48071
248-548-4447
http://greengardencdc.com/

Age Range: 6 weeks – 6 years
Fully Potty-trained to enroll? No
Philosophy / Curriculum: High Scope 
Hours: 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Cost Range: $175 – $300 / week
Half day Option: No
Year Round Option: Yes

 

Asa Higher Learning Preparatory
20433 Livernois, Detroit, MI 48221
313-341-1558
https://infoasaprepschool.org/

Age Range: 6 weeks  – 5 years
Fully Potty-trained to enroll? No
Philosophy / Curriculum: High Scope
Hours: 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Cost Range: $165 – $180 / week
Half day Option: No
Year Round Option: Yes

 

Franklin Academy Preschool
29633 Franklin Rd, Southfield, MI 48034
248-352-5437
https://www.franklinacademypreschool.com/

Age Range: 2 – 5 years
Fully Potty-trained to enroll? No
Philosophy / Curriculum: Play Based
Hours: 7:30 a.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Cost Range: $404 – $1,148 / month
Half day Option: Yes
Year Round Option: Yes

 

Ferndale Early Childhood Center
2920 Burdette St, Ferndale, MI 48220
248-586-8820
https://www.ferndaleschools.org/schools/preschool/

Age Range: 3 – 5 years
Fully Potty-trained to enroll? No
Philosophy / Curriculum: Reggio Emilia
Hours: 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Cost Range: $450 – $625 / month (Free to those who qualify)
Half day Option: No
Year Round Option: No

 

John Evans Montessori
16825 Wyoming Ave, Detroit, MI 48221
313-863-5362

Age Range: 6 weeks – 5 years
Fully Potty-trained to enroll? No
Philosophy / Curriculum: Montessori
Hours: 6:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Cost Range: $140 – $150 / week
Half day Option: No
Year Round Option: Yes

 

Summer Preschool Early Learning Center
3121 W. McNichols, Detroit MI 48221
313-345-5111

Age Range: 6 weeks – 5 years
Fully Potty-trained to enroll? No
Philosophy / Curriculum: High Scope
Hours: 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Cost Range: $70 – 150 / week
Half day Option: Yes
Year Round Option: Yes

 

South 

Matrix Head Start (Multiple Locations)
3950 Toledo Detroit, MI 48216
313-297-7739
http://www.matrixhumanservices.org/headstart/

Age Range: 6 weeks – 5 years
Fully Potty-trained to enroll? No
Philosophy / Curriculum: High Scope
Hours: Depends on location
Cost Range: Free to those who qualify
Half day Option: Yes (at some locations)
Year Round Option : Yes

 

Southwest Solutions Detroit Early Head Start
3811 Cicotte Detroit, MI 48210
313-895-8090
https://www.greatstartwayne.org/southwest-solutions-detroit-early-head-start

Age Range: 0-3 years
Fully Potty-trained to enroll? No
Philosophy / Curriculum: High Scope
Hours: 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Cost Range: Free to those who qualify
Half day Option: Yes
Year Round Option : Yes

East

Giving Tree Montessori
4351 Marseilles St, Detroit, MI 48224
313-881-2255
http://www.thegivingtreeschool.org/Home.html

Age Range: 6 weeks – 5 years
Fully Potty-trained to enroll? No
Philosophy / Curriculum: Montessori
Hours: 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Cost Range: $200 – $250 / week
Half day Option: No
Year Round Option : No

 

Detroit Waldorf 
2555 Burns St., Detroit, MI 48214
313-822-0300
https://www.detroitwaldorf.org/

Age Range: 3 – 5
Fully Potty-trained to enroll? Yes
Philosophy / Curriculum: Waldorf
Hours: 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Cost Range: $7,200 – $13,850 /year
Half day Option: Yes
Year Round Option : Yes (summer camp)

 

United Children and Family Head Start (Multiple Locations)
9641 Harper Detroit, MI 48213
313-432-1000
https://www.ucfhs.org/

Age Range: 6 weeks – 5 years
Fully Potty-trained to enroll? No
Philosophy / Curriculum: High Scope
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Cost Range: Free for those who qualify
Half day Option: Yes
Year Round Option : No

 

St. Peter’s Church Early Childhood Education Center
23000 Gratiot Eastpointe, MI 48201
586-777-6300
https://www.stpeterslutheranchurch.net/ecc-homepage

Age Range: 6 weeks – 5 years
Fully Potty-trained to enroll? No
Philosophy / Curriculum: Religious
Hours: 6:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Cost Range: $30 – $235 / week
Half day Option: Yes
Year Round Option : Yes

West

University of Michigan Dearborn Early Childhood Edu Center 
8501 Rotunda Dr., Dearborn, MI 48124
313-593-5424
https://umdearborn.edu/cehhs/centers-institutes/ecec

Age Range: 1 & walking – 5 years
Fully Potty-trained to enroll? No
Philosophy / Curriculum: Reggio Emilia
Hours: 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Cost Range: $462 – $1,336 / month
Half day Option: No
Year Round Option: Yes, however they follow the University’s schedule

 

New St. Paul Head Start Agency (Multiple Locations)
15362 Southfield Fwy Service Drive Detroit, MI 48223
313-835-4400
https://www.nspheadstart.org/

Age Range: 6 weeks – 5 years
Fully Potty-trained to enroll? No
Philosophy / Curriculum: Religious
Hours: 8:15 – 3:30 p.m.
Cost Range: Free to those qualify
Half day Option: No
Year Round Option: No

 

St. Valentine Catholic Preschool
25875 Hope St, Redford, MI 48239
313-533-7149
http://www.stvalentineschool.com/preschool.html

Age Range: 3- 5 years
Fully Potty-trained to enroll? Yes
Philosophy / Curriculum: Religious
Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Cost Range: $1,100 – $3,712 / year
Half day Option: Yes
Year Round Option: No

 

Midtown / Downtown 

 

Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute Early Childhood Center
71 E Ferry St, Detroit, MI 48202
313-664-2533
https://mpsi.wayne.edu/education/early-childhood

Age Range: 2.5- 5 years
Fully Potty-trained to enroll? No
Philosophy / Curriculum:Early Childhood Standards of Quality for Prekindergarten
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Cost Range: $3,200 – $7,500 (free for those who qualify)
Half day Option: No
Year Round Option: No

 

YMCA Boll
1401 Broadway St, Detroit, MI 48226
313-309-9622
https://ymcadetroit.org/child-care/early-education/

Age Range: 6 weeks 5 years
Fully Potty-trained to enroll? No
Philosophy / Curriculum: Play Based
Hours: 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Cost Range: $140 – $255
Half day Option: No
Year Round Option: Yes

 

Spanish for Toddlers Montessori (Opening January 2020)
4800 Woodward Detroit, MI 48201
248-597-9932
http://www.spanishfortoddlers.com/

Age Range: 6 weeks – 5 years
Fully Potty-trained to enroll? No
Philosophy / Curriculum: Montessori
Hours: 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Cost Range: $56 – $300 / week
Half day Option: Yes
Year Round Option: Summer Program for 2 – 6 year olds

 

Childtime of Detroit
3031 W Grand Blvd Suite 100, Detroit, MI 48202
313-874-3300
https://www.childtime.com/your-local-school/detroit-mi-0640/

Age Range: 6 weeks – 5 years
Fully Potty-trained to enroll? No
Philosophy / Curriculum: Reggio Emilia 
Hours: 6:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Cost Range: $274 – $277
Half day Option: Yes
Year Round Option: Yes

 

Bright Horizons (Midtown)
1110 Seward Ave, Detroit, MI 48202
313-871-2100
Bright Horizons Midtown Website

Age Range: 6 weeks 5 years
Fully Potty-trained to enroll? No
Philosophy / Curriculum: High Scope
Hours: 6:30 a.m. –  6:30 p.m.
Cost Range: $812 – $1,369
Half day Option: No
Year Round Option: Yes

 

Midtown Kindercare
320 Mack Ave Detroit, MI 48201
313-285-8465
Midtown Kindercare Website

Age Range: 6 weeks – 5 years
Fully Potty-trained to enroll? No
Philosophy / Curriculum: High Scope
Hours: 6:30 a.m. –  6:30 p.m.
Cost Range: $233 – $287  / week
Half day Option: Yes, for preschool age only
Year Round Option: Yes

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