We’re proud of Evanston’s A+ schools. This pride extends to those who serve our youngest citizens, which is why we’re proud of our extensive list of local daycare options. After all, before our children are even ready for preschool school, they progress through crucial learning phases. Quality daycare can help with this development. If you are seeking a daycare in Evanston, here is a list to get you started on your search:
9245 Lawndale Ave., Evanston, IL
847 972 1003
The Academy St. Joan of Arc pre-school and pre-kindergarten program focuses on developing negotiation, turn-taking, friendship building, and self-care skills.
1517 Oakton St
847 372 0214
Serving children from 6 weeks to 5 years, A Plus Daycare’s focus is on promoting emotional, social, and cognitive development through an encouraging educational experience.
1909 W Howard St
847 733 7837
Serving children from 6 weeks to 6 years, Step by Step offers full- and part-week STEM-based learning programs designed to accommodate all learning styles.
3333 Culver St., Evanston, IL
847 864 3215
Starting with serving children as old as 3 years by September 1, their teachers are committed to working with each child to advance and enhance their learning capacity and expression.
1629 Orrington Ave
312 966 4789
Providing daycare for infants and Pre-K children, Bright Horizons focuses on helping children get ready for school by nurturing their natural curiosity and encouraging learning through play.
425 Dempster St., Evanston, IL
847 864 2190
With programming that runs from ages 16 months to middle school, they’re focused on offering an experience that inspires independent, compassionate, and innovative thinkers.
1418 Lake St., Evanston, IL
Cherry Preschool offers programs for children aged 2 to 5, including Transitional Kindergarten, STEM, Pre-K, English/Spanish Dual Language and more.
St. Francis Hospital
355 Ridge Avenue
888 425 1914
Drawing from the Reggio Emilia approach to preschool education, Childtime of Evanston works to help young children “grow as students and people, in school, and in life beyond.”
847 710 2560
Meredith Lownes provides infant and toddler programs with dance, art, and more at a state- and city-licensed daycare one block from the lake.
3637 Golf Rd., Evanston, IL
847 675 2993
Focused on nurturing each child’s uniqueness, Covenant Nursery School utilizes a play-based approach for the development of social/emotional, physical, cognitive, and language skills.
2014 Dempster Street
847 869 3456
Evanston KinderCare promises to help children from 6 weeks to 5 years develop “confidence for life” in an environment that focuses on ensuring “fun, health, and safety.”
949 Ridge Ave
847 890 2225
Serving 2 to 6-year-olds. Provides a smooth kindergarten transition.
Evanston Montessori Children’s House focuses on promoting the development of responsibility, compassion and respect for those from 2 to 6 years old.
1012 Davis Street
847 303 4285
Serving Infants to Pre-K, Guidepost Montessori works to develop a love of learning by equipping each child with the knowledge, confidence, and tools they need to reach their highest potential.
2200 Main Street
847 491 9650
The oldest independently operating infant toddler child care center in the State of Illinois, they focus on providing relationship-based care for infants and toddlers.
1224 Dempster St., Evanston, IL
847 763 3571
JCC Chicago Early Childhood at Beth Emet Synagogue offers full-day preschool for children 6-weeks to 5 years.
1840 Asbury Ave
847 869 2680
Serving children from 2 to 5, the mission of Learning Bridge is “to provide equitable access to high-quality early learning in a caring and safe environment so that every child thrives.”
1940 Weasley Ave
847 864 2745
Owned and managed by state-licensed child care provider Petra Guy, Little Feet offers an age-appropriate curriculum for ages 0 to kindergarten.
2814 Central Street
312 492 9876
Serving children from 6 weeks to 5 years, Little Green provides organic meals with lunchtime and tons of indoor and outdoor playtime space for children to learn and grow.
1420 Maple Av
847 475 8580
One of the largest licensed childcare providers in Evanston, McGaw’s Children’s Center offers year-round, full-day early learning programs for infants through preschool.
2515 Central Park Ave., Evanston, IL
Experienced teachers guide the development of physical, emotional, academic and social skills in this half-day, non-sectarian program with flexible scheduling for children ages 2 through 5.
1120 Washington, Evanston, IL
847 475 5678
The early childhood center at Pope John XXIII features six rooms in which the children transition to different learning centers throughout the day, perfect for 3 and 4-year-old they serve.
933 Chicago Ave., Evanston, IL
847 328 1491
Puerta Abierta welcomes any child as young as 2 whose first language is Spanish or whose parents are interested in their child’s early acquisition of Spanish as a second language.
740 Custer Ave
847 475 6840
Reba Early Learning Center Serving provides high-quality and affordable childcare for children 2 to 5 years old.
1200 Davis St., Evanston, IL
847 866 6055
Founded on the believe that it is their responsibility to meet their individual physical, intellectual, social, and emotional needs, their early childhood program serves ages 3 to 5 years old.
1427 Chicago Ave., Evanston, IL
847 864 3889
A leader in early childhood education since 1934, their Preschool and Kindergarten programs provide the opportunity for children to learn through play and through the arts.
1501 W Howard St
847 475 1467
Accredited by the NAEYC, Toddler Town is focused on creating the environment for children to develop their cognitive, emotional, and physical skills.
516 Church Street
847 864 7100
Serving children from preschool to Pre-K, Total Child provides an affordable daycare option.
926 Noyes St., Evanston, IL
847 869 7170
Aiming to foster the social, emotional, physical, and intellectual development of each child, they focus on creating a warm, inviting environment for children ages 2 through 5.
With so many options, we’re sure you will find one that’s right for your family.