Top 20 Best Delaware Private Daycares & Preschools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 102 private daycares & preschools serving 17,618 students in Delaware.
The top ranked private daycares & preschools in Delaware include Wilmington Friends School, The Tatnall School and Fairwinds Christian School.
The average tuition cost is $12,588, which is lower than the Delaware average tuition cost of $12,734.
51% of private daycares & preschools in Delaware are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian). Learn more about how daycare centers and preschools work.

Top Ranked Delaware Private Daycares & Preschools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
The Tatnall School
The Tatnall School Photo - Tatnall's 110-acre campus is located just west of Wilmington in Greenville, Delaware. Housing a National Wildlife Federation-accredited schoolyard habitat, five outdoor classrooms and bordering the Downs Nature Conservancy, the spacious campus provides expansive playing fields and opportunities for outdoor environmental study.
(9)
1501 Barley Mill Road
Wilmington, DE 19807
(302) 892-4296
Grades: NS-12
| 486 students
Wilmington Friends School
Wilmington Friends School Photo - Technology, including the one-to-one program for all students preschool - 12th grade, supports collaborative learning at Friends. The point is not the hardware but what it makes possible in teaching and engaging students in 21st century skills.
(Friends)
(1)
101 School Road
Wilmington, DE 19803
(302) 576-2900
Grades: NS-12
| 739 students
Centreville Layton School
Centreville Layton School Photo - Beautiful campus
Special Education School
6201 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE 19807
(302) 571-0230
Grades: PK-12
| 102 students
Wilmington Montessori School
Wilmington Montessori School Photo - Primary (3- to 6-year-old) Program - Preschool and Kindergarten - Students work together to create the Montessori Pink Tower.
Montessori School
(1)
1400 Harvey Road
Wilmington, DE 19810
(302) 475-0555
Grades: NS-8
| 199 students
All Saints Catholic School
All Saints Catholic School Photo
(Catholic)
907 New Rd
Wilmington, DE 19805
(302) 995-2231
Grades: PK-8
| 229 students
Calvary Christian Academy
(Assembly of God)
1143 E Lebanon Road
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 697-7860
Grades: PK-12
| 388 students
Caravel Academy
2801 Del Laws Rd
Bear, DE 19701
(302) 834-8938
Grades: PK-12
| 1,117 students
Christ The Teacher Catholic School
Christ The Teacher Catholic School Photo
(Catholic)
2451 Frazer Rd
Newark, DE 19702
(302) 838-8850
Grades: PK-8
| 635 students
Concord Christian Academy
Concord Christian Academy Photo - Concord Christian Academy
(Baptist)
(10)
2510 Marsh Road
Wilmington, DE 19810
(302) 475-3247
Grades: PK-12
| 137 students
Delmarva Christian High School
(Christian)
21777 Sussex Pines Road
Georgetown, DE 19947
(302) 856-4040
Grades: PK-12
| 363 students
26631 Zion Church Rd
Milton, DE 19968
(302) 684-4983
Grades: PK-8
| 237 students
Fairwinds Christian School
Fairwinds Christian School Photo
(Baptist)
(1)
801 Seymour Rd
Bear, DE 19701
(302) 328-7404
Grades: NS-12
| 262 students
Greenwood Mennonite School
(Mennonite)
12802 Mennonite School Road
Greenwood, DE 19950
(302) 349-4131
Grades: PK-12
| 289 students
Holy Angels School
(Catholic)
82 Possum Park Rd
Newark, DE 19711
(302) 731-2210
Grades: PK-8
| 419 students
Holy Cross School
Holy Cross School Photo - MISSIONHoly Cross School provides an academically rich, faith-filled learning environment, thus ensuring a Catholic values based education. At Holy Cross, we strive to convey a sense of justice, peace, compassion, and respect for all God's creation.
(Catholic)
(4)
631 S State St
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 674-5784
Grades: PK-8
| 418 students
Immaculate Heart Of Mary
(Catholic)
1000 Shipley Road
Wilmington, DE 19803
(302) 764-0977
Grades: PK-8
| 472 students
The Independence School
The Independence School Photo
(2)
1300 Paper Mill Road
Newark, DE 19711
(302) 239-0332
Grades: NS-8
| 436 students
Red Lion Christian Academy
Red Lion Christian Academy Photo - ELEMENTARY PLAYGROUND
(Christian)
1390 Red Lion Road
Bear, DE 19701
(302) 834-5020
Grades: PK-12
| 466 students
St. Annes Episcopal School
St. Annes Episcopal School Photo
(Episcopal)
(1)
211 Silver Lake Road
Middletown, DE 19709
(302) 551-6786
Grades: PK-8
| 281 students
St. Elizabeth School
St. Elizabeth School Photo
(Catholic)
1500 Cedar St
Wilmington, DE 19805
(302) 656-3369
Grades: PK-12
| 540 students
905 Milltown Rd
Wilmington, DE 19808
(302) 998-5525
Grades: NS-8
| 528 students
St. Mary Magdalen School
(Catholic)
9 Sharpley Rd
Wilmington, DE 19803
(302) 656-2745
Grades: PK-8
| 559 students
St. Michaels School & Nursery Inc
St. Michaels School & Nursery Inc Photo
Daycare / Preschool
(1)
700 N. Walnut Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
(302) 656-3389
Grades: PK-K
| 149 students
St. Peter Catholic School
(Catholic)
(2)
515 Harmony St
New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 328-1191
Grades: PK-8
| 168 students
Sanford School
(1)
6900 Lancaster Pike
Hockessin, DE 19707
(302) 235-6503
Grades: NS-12
| 656 students
Tower Hill School
Tower Hill School Photo - Tower Hill School resides on a 44-acre campus with state-of- the-art athletic facilities and impressive academic and arts areas.
2813 W 17th Street
Wilmington, DE 19806
(302) 575-0550
Grades: NS-12
| 860 students
Wilmington Christian School
Wilmington Christian School Photo
(Christian)
825 Loveville Rd
Hockessin, DE 19707
(302) 239-2121
Grades: PK-12
| 413 students
Aquinas Academy
Aquinas Academy Photo
(Catholic)
2370 Red Lion Rd
Bear, DE 19701
(302) 838-9601
Grades: PK-12
| 98 students
Astra Zeneca Child Development Center
Daycare / Preschool
1920 Rockland Rd
Wilmington, DE 19803
(302) 651-4666
Grades: PK-K
| 44 students
1000 N French St
Wilmington, DE 19801
(302) 432-3660
Grades: PK-K
| 32 students
Bethel Preschool Of Lewes Inc
Daycare / Preschool (Methodist)
129 W 4th St
Lewes, DE 19958
(302) 645-5132
Grades: PK-K
| 89 students
Brandywine Valley Christian Preschool
Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
7 Mount Lebanon Rd
Wilmington, DE 19803
(302) 478-4255
Grades: PK-K
| 70 students
Cacc Montessori School
Montessori School
1313 Little Baltimore Rd.
Hockessin, DE 19707
(302) 239-2917
Grades: PK-K
| 61 students
Capitol Baptist School
(Baptist)
401 Kesselring Ave
Dover, DE 19904
(302) 678-9190
Grades: PK-12
| 31 students
Casho Mill KinderCare
Casho Mill KinderCare Photo - Casho Mill KinderCare Front
Daycare / Preschool
1520 Casho Mill Rd.
Newark, DE 19711
(302) 738-5953
Grades: NS-PK
| 33 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private daycares & preschools in Delaware?
The top ranked private daycares & preschools in Delaware include Wilmington Friends School, The Tatnall School and Fairwinds Christian School.
How many private daycares & preschools are located in Delaware?
102 private daycares & preschools are located in Delaware.
How much do private daycares & preschools cost in Delaware?
The average tuition cost is $12,588, which is lower than the Delaware private school average tuition cost of $12,734.
How diverse are private daycares & preschools in Delaware?
Delaware private daycares & preschools are approximately 30% minority students, which is higher than the Delaware private school average of 28%.
What percentage of private daycares & preschools are religiously affiliated in Delaware?
51% of private daycares & preschools in Delaware are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

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