Here is a list of MDO, preschools, kindergartens, and daycares throughout Knoxville. You can also check out this poll by other local Knoxville moms. We also took another poll about elementary schools and the different school districts throughout the area. We recently did a poll specifically for the West Knoxville area daycares and for South Knoxville.
AFS – West: 10845 Kingston Pike Knoxville, TN 37934
Ages: 3-5 years
The Angela Floyd Schools’ Performing Arts Program for ages 3-5 is designed as an introduction to a structured classroom setting. This exciting new program not only immerses your child in the performing and fine arts, but also prepares them for Kindergarten and beyond by giving them a lifelong love of learning. Children turning 3 years of age by September 15th who have completed potty training are eligible for the Performing Arts Program.Our fine arts based curriculum features group learning, hands-on cognitive activities, Music FunTime, acro, art, drama, ballet, tap, creative movement, academics, and play. The Angela Floyd Schools’ Performing Arts Program prepares young minds for great things!
The Performing Arts Program will run from the week of August 8th, 2016 – the week of May 15th, 2017. It is a 2 day a week program offered on Monday and Wednesday mornings from 8:45am-11:45am at AFS – West.
Berean Christian School
Location: 2329 Prosser Rd, Knoxville, TN 37914
Ages: K-12 (2-5 yrs for Garden of Eden Preschool)
The ministry of Berean Christian School (BCS) exists to help Christian parents raise their children to be disciples of Jesus Christ. Our purpose is to help children realize their full potential, and to glorify God spiritually, academically, socially, and physically. BCS’s academics are aimed at maximizing the potential of each and every child. From the time our students join the BCS community, they experience a nurturing atmosphere of learning and discovery in academics, athletics, fine arts, and service.
Parents are welcome at any time to visit our campus. Office hours are from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.Families wishing to explore Christian education at BCS are encouraged to schedule an appointment for a tour of our campus. Please call (865) 521-6054, extension 100.
Garden of Eden Preschool is a ministry of Berean Bible Church and serves children ages 2 to 5 years. Our school is licensed by the Department of Children’s Services. We are currently enrolling for the 2016-2017 school year. Two classrooms will be focused on teaching the basics for 2-3 year olds — alphabet, numbers, colors, Bible stories, etc. The other classroom focuses on preparing 4-5 year olds for entry into kindergarten. Registration for Garden of Eden Preschool is handled through Berean Bible Church. Please call (865) 522-2374 x119 or visit http://www.bbcknoxville.org/garden-of-eden-preschool/ for more information.
Location: 405 Black Oak Drive Knoxville TN 37912
Ages: 6 months-Pre-K
Black Oak Heights Baptist Church Mother’s Day Out offers an enriching, loving, Christian environment for children ages 6 months thru Pre-Kindergarten. Our desire at MDO is that children will grow just like Jesus did…”in wisdom, stature and in favor of God”! We incorporate Bible stories, art, music, social skills, self-help skills, and academic skills needed to prepare children for their future.
We offer an MDO Summer Session in June and July (Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s from 8:30 – 1:30). Starting in August, we operate from 9:00 – 2:00, Monday, Tuesday,Thursday and Friday. You may choose to attend any 1 or 2 days per week. Contact us or visit our website for more information.
Location: Farragut Presbyterian Church
209 Jamestowne Blvd
Farragut, TN 37934
Ages: 1-5 years
CEP is a THREE STAR (the highest rating) Christian preschool and parent’s day out for children ages 1 year through 5 years old.
Our hours are 8:30 am until 2:00 pm Monday through Thursday.
Parents may choose any combination of days, with the exception of the pre-K class that meets Monday through Thursday.
Our Fabulous Fun Friday class is available to threes, fours and five year olds.
Registration opens Feb 29, 2016.
If you would like to schedule a visit, contact Beth Hallman at 671-4616 or [email protected].
Location: 529 Academy Way, Knoxville TN 37923
Ages: 3 – 12th Grade
Location: 900 Henley at Main Knoxville, TN 37902
Church Street UMC Preschool is a faith based 3 STAR program. We offer full time preschool for ages 2-5 and are open all year M-F 7:30-5:30. We have 2 Pre-K classes and our full time teaching staff have degrees. We serve breakfast, a hot lunch and accept Child Care Certificates. To see what we are doing Like us on Facebook.
Location: 4311 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919
Ages: 3-11 (Preschool-5th grade)
The Knoxville Montessori School is a nonprofit private school that provides high-quality Montessori education for children from 3 years old through 5th grade. Founded in 1966, KMS is widely recognized for its nurturing environment, high academic standards, experienced teaching staff, and diverse student body.
Following the Montessori method, KMS students work at their own pace, individually and in small groups, using a variety of hands-on materials that build critical physical and intellectual skills and help them move naturally into more advanced academic work
This process encourages students to take responsibility for their own learning, and it nurtures independence, curiosity, creativity, and teamwork skills – all of which are critical for future success in our rapidly changing 21st-century world.
For more information and to find out if Montessori education would be a good fit for your child, contact Operations Director Charlie Biggs at 865-525-6042.
Location: 701 East Oak Hill Ave, Knoxville, TN 37917
Location: 10614 Flickenger Lane Knoxville, Tennessee 37922
Ages: Infants to Pre-Kindergarten
Most of all, Morning Star makes learning fun. As in all our classes, our staff is thoroughly trained in early childhood development as well as C.P.R. and First Aid. Parents are always encouraged to join in and participate in our daily activities.
Location: 120 Coach Road Knoxville, TN 37934
Location: 267 S. Peters Rd. Knoxville, TN 37923
Ages: 5 weeks to 5 years including private Kindergarten
At the Primrose School of Farragut we believe that with the right foundation, anything is possible. It is with this belief that we strive to build active minds, healthy bodies, and happy hearts for all children ages 5 weeks to 5 years including private kindergarten. Our balanced approach to learning fosters an appreciation for not only academics but character development as well. This summer is exciting as we offer Summer Camp in place of our after school “Explorers” program. Each week highlights a new thematic unit of learning with fun filled programs and field trips for current kindergarteners through third grade.
Location: 5632 Nickle Rd, Knoxville, TN 37921
Ages: 1 to 5
Ridgedale Mother’s Day Out offers a wonderful opportunity for your child to learn and socialize two days a week in a safe and enriching preschool atmosphere. Our teachers are caring individuals who love the Lord and believe that working with children is truly their calling. At our program, your child will be given the freedom to grow in an environment balanced with enough guidance and structure to feel secure. We are open year round and offer enrollment at any time for children age 1 to 5 on Mondays & Wednesdays or Tuesdays & Thursdays. Contact us today to schedule a tour!
Location: 323 Vermont Avenue, Oak Ridge, TN 37830
Ages: PreK4 and Kindergarten (plus 1st through 8th grades)
At St. Mary’s School teachers recognize that all children develop at different rates and have differing abilities and interests. Our approach to education looks at the whole child, not the sum of discrete academic areas. In addition to direct academic instruction in the content areas, students attend weekly classes in art, music, library, technology, physical education, and Spanish. These experiences supplement the cross-curricular approach that we follow in our early childhood classrooms.
Location: 9215 Bob Gray Road, Knoxville, TN 37923
Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/TatesKnoxville
Ages: 3 to 8th grade
For the past 47 years, Tate’s School has been providing an exceptional educational experience for children from preschool – 5th Grade. Our commitment to strong, advanced academics, small class size, personalized instruction and character development has made Tate’s the right choice for thousands of families. Our tranquil 52 acre campus provides a nurturing, unique educational refuge filled warm, non-institutional buildings. Students experience the outdoor environment every day and spend time learning with talented, enthusiastic teachers. Located in West Knoxville just off Cedar Bluff Rd, Tate’s School was Voted Best Kindergarten/Preschool and Private Elementary School by Cityview Magazine 2014. Tate’s is expanding into middle school grades in the fall of 2015 and will be opening a new Athletic & Dining Hall in January 2016.
Location: 12733 Kingston Pike Knoxville, TN 37934
Ages: 12 months – 5 years
Trinity Learning Center is a loving, Christian environment. We offer a play-based curriculum where we work to develop the whole child; socially, emotionally, physically, mentally, and spiritually. Self-help skills and independence, engaging with peers, and preparing for kindergarten are all important parts of growing up and what we focus on as a preschool. We work hard to use children’s natural curiosity to teach them to love learning and to prepare them for their future education and life in every way. Our teachers are educated in childhood development and education and have years of experience with young children. Your children are their passion.
Preschool hours are from 9:00-2:00. We also offer extended care options for mornings from 8:00-9:00 or afternoons, 2:00-3:00.
Location: 2241 Washington Pike, Knoxville, TN 37917
We are open MONDAYS AND WEDNESDAYS, 9:00 AM TO 2:00 PM. Annual non-refundable registration fee: $75 Per Child, $125 per family. Cost: 2 days a week -$125 per month, 1 day a week – $70 per month. To enroll contact 865-523-0603 or [email protected]
The Episcopal School of Knoxville
Location: 950 Episcopal School Way, Knoxville, TN 37932
Ages: 3-8th grade
The Episcopal School of Knoxville is a co-educational, independent day school offering Junior Kindergarten through Eighth grade. ESK’s Junior Kindergarten program is an academic program designed for 3 and 4 year olds. The Jr. K 4 program is 5 days per week and the Jr. K 3 program offers a 3 (T, W, Th) or 5 day option. The Junior Kindergarten day begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at1:30 p.m. Lunch will be provided, and extended care (1:30-3:00 p.m. and 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.) is available for an additional fee. Class size is limited to 16 students. We have committed to creating and maintaining a place for our youngest children that acknowledges, reflects and communicates our beliefs. The values of our Junior Kindergarten program are based on an image of the child as curious, competent and capable of co-constructing knowledge.
Location: 10720 Virginia Pine Way Knoxville, TN 37932
Ages: 6 weeks to 6 years old
Learning for fun. Learning for life. The Goddard School located in Knoxville uses the most current, academically endorsed methods to ensure that children from six weeks to six years old have fun while learning the skills they need for long-term success in school and in life. Talented teachers collaborate with parents to nurture children into respectful, confident and joyful learners. The Goddard School’s comprehensive play-based curriculum, developed with early childhood education experts, provides the best childhood preparation for social and academic success.
Location: 125 Loudoun Road Farragut, TN 37934
Ages: 6 weeks to 6 years old
Learning for fun. Learning for life. The Goddard School located in Farragut uses the most current, academically endorsed methods to ensure that children from six weeks to six years old have fun while learning the skills they need for long-term success in school and in life. Talented teachers collaborate with parents to nurture children into respectful, confident and joyful learners. The Goddard School’s comprehensive play-based curriculum, developed with early childhood education experts, provides the best childhood preparation for social and academic success.
GREAT LISTS OF SCHOOLS with contact info, times, etc.