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Resource | Daycares and Preschools

02/4/20  |  Kerry Boccella

Springfield is served by an incredible collection preschools and daycares committed to quality care and early education. It may feel like a daunting task for parents to begin planning for childcare or preK. This list contains daycare and preschools in Springfield and just beyond. We hope this list provides you a helpful place to start your search. 

In Springfield:

The Schoolhouse in Flourtown at CVCA Our children learn best through strong play, exploration and discovery.
  • Ages: 18 months to 5 years PLUS before + after school care for school-aged kids
  • 15 West Wissahickon Avenue, Flourtown, PA 19031
  • 215.809.2496
  • Preschool Director: Lisamarie Rollins-Lyles

St. Paul's Nursery School + Daycare A safe, nurturing and developmentally appropriate learning environment for toddlers and preschool children in a Christian setting.
  • Ages: 18 months to 5 years
  • 800 Church Rd. Oreland, PA 19075
  • 215-233-4333
  • Preschool Director: Joanne Ford

Christ's Lutheran Oreland Preschool A Christian environment in which to guide the spiritual, physical, intellectual, emotional, and social growth of the pre-school child.
  • Ages: 2 to 5 years
  • 700 East Pennsylvania Avenue, Oreland, PA 19075
  • 215-886-4612
  • Preschool Director: Deb Hilbert

Beth Tikvah-B'Nai Jeshurun A comprehensive & innovative learning experience that welcomes children of all denominations. 
  • Ages: 3 months to 5 years
  • 1001 Paper Mill Road, Erdenheim, Pa. 19038
  • 215.836.5677
  • Preschool Director: Marcie Leshner

Oreland Evangelical Presbyterian Church Preschool The fundamental blocks of Christian faith, fun, learning and socialization are cultivated in a nurturing environment.
  • Ages: 2 years to preK
  • 1119 Church Road Oreland, PA 19075
  • (215) 572 - 8045
  • Preschool Director: Janie Brey

Top of the Hill Daycare Our program is a small family oriented center that offers small class sizes along with a curriculum utilizing thematic lesson plans that build and strengthen knowledge amongst all the content areas in Early Childhood.
  • Ages: 3 months to 5 years
  • 8707 Cheltenham Ave
  • Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania 19038
  • 215-836-5175

Growing Tree Our program is a private non-sectarian nursery and pre-school
  • 1031 Paper Mill Road Erdenheim, PA 19038 
  • Ages: two months of age and continue through to a pre-kindergarten and before/after school program


Also popular with Springfield families:

Zion Preschool at Saint Miriam's Committed to having an exceptional preschool designed to meet the need of both children and their families.
  • Ages: 15 months to PreK
  • 654 Bethlehem Pike, Fort Washington, PA 19034
  • (215) 836-9800
  • Preschool Director: Maria Furlong 

The Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill Preschool The Preschool Program provides early childhood education which helps young children develop cognitively, emotionally, socially and physically.
  • Ages: 2 to 5 years
  • 8855 Germantown Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19118
  • (215) 247-8865
  • Preschool Director: Pat Dennis 

Play & Learn At Play and Learn, children establish the foundation they need through meaningful play.
  • Ages: 6 weeks to 6 years
  • 200 Camphill Road, Fort Washington, PA 19034
  • 215-643-4142
  • Preschool Director: Joan Ostrum

Hey Diddle Diddle Day School Nurturing + educating your preschool child
  • Ages: 6 weeks to PreK 
  • 520 S Bethlehem Pike, Fort Washington, PA 19034
  • (215) 654-9955
  • Preschool Director: Tracey Hey Remaily

Little Diddle An annex of Hey Diddle Diddle Day School, Inc.
  • Ages: 12 weeks to PreK 
  • 440 Bethlehem Pike, Fort Washington, PA 19034
  • 215-565-5866
  • Preschool Director: Maureen Picknally

The Schuylkill Center Nature Preschool The Schuylkill Center Nature Preschool will give your child the nature they need, while fully preparing them for school
  • Ages: 3-Kindergarten
  • 8480 Hagy's Mill Road Philadelphia, PA 19128
  • 215-482-7300, x110
  • Director: Sandi Vincenti

Chelten Child Development Center As a ministry of Chelten Baptist Church, our school is dedicated to sharing the love of God with children and families in our community.
  • Ages: 9 months - PreK
  • 1601 North Limekiln Pike, Dresher PA 19025
  • (215) 646-559
  • Preschool Director: Pam Post

The Village Schoolhouse Dual licensed from Department of Human Services and Department of Education. The Village Schoolhouse provides a safe, loving environment for children
  • Ages: Infant - PreK
  • 1465 Limekiln Pike, Dresher, PA 19025, USA
  • (215) 646-2629

Glenside United Church of Christ Preschool We are a non-profit ministry of Glenside United Church of Christ, offering quality early childhood education to the community since 1961
  • Ages: 1-5
  • 2160 Wharton Road, Glenside PA 19038
  • 215-576-7830
  • Director: Julie Anderson

Children of America Chestnut Hill We make innovation and creativity the cornerstones of our teaching and curriculum choices, because we know these early years are critical to developing a lifelong love of learning.
  • Ages: 6 weeks to 12 years 
  • 8701 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118
  • (215) 600-4304

The Waldorf School of Philadelphia By intertwining classical academics with a reverence for the natural world.
  • Ages: 13 months to 8th grade 
  • 6000 Wayne Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19144
  • (215) 248-1662

Twin Spring Farm Day School Twin Spring Farm Day School's educational philosophy emphasizes child initiative and creativity along with the development of a natural sense of responsibility, discipline, love, trust, imagination and discovery.
  • Ages: 12 weeks to 3rd grade
  • 1632 E Butler Pike, Ambler, PA 19002
  • (215) 646-2665
  • Preschool Director: Karen E. H. Salvatori

Norwood-Fontbonne Academy Equipping the student who enjoys learning, treasures self, others, and the Earth, lives Gospel values, and makes reflective choices as a self-directed person.
  • Ages: 3 years to 8th grade
  • 8891 Germantown Avenue Philadelphia PA 19118
  • (215) 247-3811
  • School Director: Sister Mary Helen Beirne

The Big Backyard The Big Backyard Nursery School is a cooperative preschool located in the Mount Airy neighborhood of Northwest Philadelphia

Germantown Academy Lower School GA is committed to helping curious students grow into thoughtful, caring, and engaged citizens in our world.
  • Ages: preK to 5th grade
  • 340 Morris Road Fort Washington, PA 19034-0287
  •  215-646-3300
  • Preschool Director: Sue Szczepkowski

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