2019 Great Childcare & Preschools



Rodef Shalom Preschool    

4905 Fifth Avenue, Shadyside 15213

RodefShalom.org …..  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.




Little Appleseed Learning Center   

615 Warrendale Road, Gibsonia, PA 15044 


Little Appleseed Learning Center is a safe and secure learning center that provides preschool and child care for children from six-weeks to five-years-old. We have a full staff of highly educated and trained teachers that enhance the children’s love for learning. We make learning fun!




Providence Heights Alpha School    

9000 Babcock Blvd, Allison Park, PA 15101



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. Morning and After-school care available. M-F full day or half day.




Solid Foundations Academy, LLC    

119 Neely School Road, Wexford 15090
SolidFoundationsAcademy.com…… 724-799-8038


SFA helps to BUILD your child’s FUTURE! Located in Wexford, our expansive facility provides lots of space to build STRONG BODIES. Our academic preschool builds SHARP MINDS and is the right balance between learning-through-play and teacher-guided academics. Our licensed drop-in childcare builds SOLID FOUNDATIONS and offers a family-friendly, child-centered program. Our kindergarten program will provide the tools for your child to CONSTRUCT a lifelong love of learning. Come partner with us to BUILD a team of caring people for your child’s SUCCESS! 




Tender Care Learning Centers    


Tender Care Learning Centers is an exciting place for your child to develop and grow into a unique individual. In our warm and loving environment, you and your child will develop relationships with the teachers, managers, and other families within our school. Through discovery and play, your child will be introduced to a world of language arts, large and small motor activities, math, science and so much more. They will have many opportunities to have fun, make friends, and build lasting bonds that are priceless. See our ad for locations! 




Beulah Christian Preschool and Child Care   

2500 McCrady Rd., Churchill Borough 15235 
beulahpscc.org …………………..412-242-4424







BCPCC is a center whose mission is to provide a caring, nurturing community where each child and family is encouraged to grow cognitively, socially, emotionally, physically and spiritually. Certified, experienced educators provide a variety of developmentally appropriate, engaging activities year-round for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years. Part-day and Full-day options with flexible scheduling are available. 




Shadyside Presbyterian Church Nursery School    

5121 Westminster Place, Pittsburgh 15232
shadysideschool.org …..  412-681-6311








Shadyside Presbyterian Church Nursery School (SPCNS) offers developmentally appropriate classes for two, three and pre-k four and five-year-olds. For over 63 years SPCNS has been devoted to providing quality early childhood education in a caring and nurturing environment. The Nursery School’s curriculum allows children to develop motor, perceptual and cognitive skills through creative play and hands-on experience. 




Temple Ohav Shalom, Center for Early Learning  

8400 Thompson Run Rd., Allison Park, PA 15101


Guided by Jewish values and inspired by the Reggio Emilia approach, TOSCEL is a small preschool in the heart of the North Hills. Small class sizes and dedicated educators help to create a sense of community. Flexible schedules for all children from ages 18 months to five-years-old. Afternoon enrichment programs available as well as extended day hours until 4pm.




Sewickley Academy     

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


Sewickley Academy, Pittsburgh’s longest standing coeducational independent school, is distinguished by its rigorous academics and student-centered approach to learning. The Early Childhood Program, Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten, provides a nurturing environment through inquiry-based learning and exploration. The teachers, as facilitators, foster students to become confident learners and problem-solvers by adapting the curriculum to each individual’s learning needs. Aligning with the school’s mission, the Early Childhood Program ignites curiosity through engaging the students’ hearts, minds, and hands. 




Royal Oak Nursery School & Kindergarten    

4413 Mt. Royal Blvd., Allison Park  15101

royaloaksch.com …..  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. 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.




Adat Shalom Preschool    

368 Guys Run Road, Cheswick 15024

 …..  412-820-9110






A home away from home best describes the atmosphere of Adat Shalom Preschool. We serve the Fox Chapel/North Suburban area, and are open to every child, with programs that serve children aged 14 months through Pre-K. Our small class sizes and experienced staff promote self-esteem and independence. Music Mondays, classroom visitors, Super Science, and creativity in a play-based environment are integral components of our morning curriculum. Extended day, STEM Camp and Summer Splash Camps are also available.