Preschool & Childcare

Royal Oaks Nursery School & Kindergarten    

4413 Mt. Royal Blvd., Allison Park  15101 .....  412-487-1668





Family owned and operated since 1967, Royal Oak is dual licensed. A private school situated on four acres in Hampton Township, it offers small class sizes for Nursery through Kindergarten age children. All children are exposed to computers. Spanish instruction is provided for Pre-Kindergarten children and is part of the all day Kindergarten program. In addition to the classroom art activities, children also participate in a specialized art program with the art teacher.




Shady Side Academy Country Day School in Fox Chapel

620 Squaw Run Road East, Pittsburgh  15238 ....... 412-963-1277




Enrolling children in junior pre-kindergarten (age 3) through grade 5, Shady Side Academy Country Day School (formerly Fox Chapel Country Day School) provides students with a foundation centered in academics and the arts, enabling each child to achieve academic success and personal self-confidence. Our 17-acre wooded campus offers a safe and nurturing environment fostering close, supportive interaction among students, teachers and parents. PK programs meet three to five half-days per week, with after-school care available.




Shady Side Academy Junior School in Point Breeze

400 S. Braddock Ave., Point Breeze  15221




The pre-kindergarten program at Shady Side Academy Junior School provides a vibrant and strong academic setting for children ages 3-1/2 to 4. With a focus on balanced literacy, math and science, our child-centered program helps students learn critical social and cognitive skills to build the foundation for lifelong learning. Teachers help children develop a positive self-image, enhanced interpersonal skills and a sense of independence. Offering full-day, half-day and mixed-day schedules, plus before- and after-school care




Western PA Montessori School     

2379 Wyland Avenue, Allison Park  15101 .......... 412-487-2700


Western PA Montessori School, located in the North Hills, is the first Montessori School in Western Pennsylvania. Founded in 1965 by a group of parents, it offers quality hands-on programs for children 20-months through 6-years. In addition to the Montessori materials, children participate in music, Spanish and physical education. The non-profit school offers part-day and full-day Montessori Toddler, Preschool and Kindergarten classes. Open from 7:30am-6:00pm. Summer camp available.



Sewickley Academy     

315 Academy Avenue, Sewickley  15143  ...............................  412-741-2235











In Sewickley Academy’s dynamic Pre-K through Kindergarten setting, every child is treated as an individual and is challenged to explore and excel to his or her highest ability. Our teachers nurture children to become confident learners. Fostering each child’s emotional, social, and academic development through hands-on learning and exploration. Whoever you are, whatever you love, wherever you want to go, we’re a special place for you to learn and grow.




Providence Heights Alpha School    

9000 Babcock Blvd, Allison Park, PA 15101…………………..412-847-8001



The Alpha 4 year old Pre-K program uses play and hands on learning to invite children into academics. Whole child development is important as students feel loved, nurtured, and honored for who they are. Children travel to art, music, library, Spanish, gym, and swimming. They engage in math, reading, writing, science, and social studies with the homeroom teacher. They develop friendships with 8th grade buddies. Afterschool extended care available. M-F 7:15am -11:00 or 7:15am – 2:30pm.




Aquinas Academy of Pittsburgh    

2308 W. Hardies Rd., Gibsonia  15044 724-444-0722



Aquinas Academy’s Preschool offers a warm and nurturing environment; just right for your little one to feel secure and develop a love of learning. Daily activities include craft projects, games, science, Spanish and more. Three-year-olds develop social skills while being introduced to the alphabet and numbers. Pre-K students learn math and phonics at the Kindergarten level. Pre-K Plus! focuses on pre-reading skills and includes weekly visits to the library and gym.




HeartPrints Center for Early Education

850 Cranberry Woods Dr., Cranberry Twp. 16066 .......................... 724-741-1008





HeartPrints offers families developmentally appropriate programs for children ages 2–8 years old that foster creativity, problem-solving and responsibility within a global perspective. We are especially interested in gardening, exploring our forest and creek and giving back to our community. Programs include: full or half-day preschool and kindergarten, afternoon clubs, parent/toddler classes and summer camps. Yoga and foreign language are included in preschool and kindergarten programs. Extended day options are available. We hold a Private Academic School license from the Pennsylvania Department of Education. All classrooms are allergy sensitive.




Hillcrest Christian Academy    

2500 Bethel Church Road, Bethel Park, PA 15102 412-854-4040






The Early Childhood Center at Hillcrest Christian Academy offers 3 and 4-year old Preschool programs as well as full day and half day Kindergarten programs. Each program is designed to instill into children a lifelong love of learning through developmentally relevant activities and instruction, infused with a Biblical worldview that reinforces your family’s values. Kindergarten includes specials in computer, gym, science, library, art, Spanish and music.




Rodef Shalom Preschool    

4905 Fifth Avenue, Shadyside 15213 .....  412-621-6566


From September to early June, we help children 18 months through 5 years begin to discover their identity. Here, children’s play is their work. Children’s learning is a process where activities stimulate all areas of development simultaneously. Learning by doing – recognizing a beginning, middle and end to activities, discovering the connections between action and effect, symbol and substance – is fundamental to our philosophy of learning. Jewish values taught, open to ALL families.




Childs Way®   

The Children’s Home of Pittsburgh & Lemieux Family Center
5324 Penn Avenue, Friendship 15224 .................. 412-441-4884




A program of The Children’s Home, Child’s Way® offers an alternative or supplement to in-home nurs­ing and therapy services for children with ongoing medical needs ages birth to 21. Staffed by experi­enced pediatric registered nurses, teachers and an educational coordinator. Medical costs covered by most insurance. Full and part time enrollment. Licensed by Department of Health as a medical facility and Department of Public Welfare as a day care.




Solid Foundations Academy, LLC    

119 Neely School Road, Wexford 15090 724-799-8038




SFA helps to BUILD your child’s FUTURE! Located off the Wexford exit in the expansive Pure Sportsplex provides space to build STRONG BODIES. Our accredited preschool builds SHARP MINDS and is the right balance between learning through play and teacher-guided academics. Our licensed drop-in child care builds SOLID FOUNDATIONS and offers a flexible schedule that is perfect for your family. Come partner with us to BUILD a team of caring people for your child’s SUCCESS!