Top 20 Best Washington Private Daycares & Preschools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 550 private daycares & preschools serving 76,078 students in Washington.
The top ranked private daycares & preschools in Washington include The Bear Creek School, Charles Wright Academy and Annie Wright Schools.
The average tuition cost is $10,779, which is lower than the Washington average tuition cost of $13,337.
46% of private daycares & preschools in Washington are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Catholic). Learn more about how daycare centers and preschools work.

Top Ranked Washington Private Daycares & Preschools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
The Bear Creek School
The Bear Creek School Photo - The Bear Creek School was founded in 1988.
(Christian)
(10)
8905 208th Avenue NE
Redmond, WA 98053
(425) 898-1720
Grades: NS-12
| 878 students
Brighton School
Brighton School Photo
(2)
21705 58th Avenue West
Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043
(425) 640-7067
Grades: PK-8
| 327 students
Charles Wright Academy
Charles Wright Academy Photo - Charles Wright Academy's Lower School, Middle School, and Upper School are home to more than 550 students from age 30 months to 12th grade. All three schools are situated on a beautiful, wooded 107-acre campus in University Place.
(6)
7723 Chambers Creek Rd W University Place
University Place, WA 98467
(253) 620-8373
Grades: NS-12
| 578 students
Discovery Montessori School
Discovery Montessori School Photo - Our playground supports outdoor learning and activity year round.
Montessori School
(1)
2836 34th Ave West
Seattle, WA 98199
(206) 282-3848
Grades: NS-K
| 40 students
Eastside Christian School
Eastside Christian School Photo - Offering Academic Excellence with a Commitment to Christ at our award-winning school in Bellevue, for preschool through 8th grade students.
(Christian)
(7)
14615 SE 22nd Street
Bellevue, WA 98007
(425) 641-5570
Grades: PK-8
| 308 students
1321 E Division Street
Mount Vernon, WA 98274
(360) 428-3912
Grades: PK-8
| 252 students
The Little School
The Little School Photo
(8)
2812 116th Ave NE
Bellevue, WA 98004
(425) 827-8708
Grades: PK-5
| 200 students
Northshore Christian Academy
Northshore Christian Academy Photo - Centrally located near the Boeing Everett Campus. NCA offers over 25 years of experience in teaching. Offering Early Learning Center and K-8 education.
(Christian)
(5)
5700 23rd Drive West
Everett, WA 98203
(425) 322-2301
Grades: NS-8
| 1,085 students
Olympia Christian School
Olympia Christian School Photo
(Seventh Day Adventist)
(1)
1215 Ethel St NW
Olympia, WA 98502
(360) 352-1831
Grades: PK-8
| 43 students
Olympia Community School
Olympia Community School Photo - Our 1st/2nd grade classroom!
Alternative School
(9)
1939 Karen Frazier Rd. SE
Olympia, WA 98501
(360) 866-8047
Grades: PK-5
| 41 students
Our Lady Of Lourdes Catholic School
Our Lady Of Lourdes Catholic School Photo - Students are well prepared for high school.
(Catholic)
(26)
4701 NW Franklin Street
Vancouver, WA 98663
(360) 696-2301
Grades: PK-8
| 275 students
19830 SE 328th Pl
Auburn, WA 98002
(425) 255-7273
Grades: NS-12
| 581 students
St. Thomas School
St. Thomas School Photo
(5)
8300 NE 12th Street
Medina, WA 98039
(425) 454-5880
Grades: PK-8
| 330 students
Summit Christian Academy
Summit Christian Academy Photo
(Christian)
(6)
4224 E. 4th Ave
Spokane, WA 99202
(509) 924-4618
Grades: PK-12
| 116 students
Whidbey Island Waldorf School
Whidbey Island Waldorf School Photo - Whidbey Island Waldorf School Morning Circle and Song together as a community
Special Program Emphasis
(3)
6335 Old Pietila Rd
Clinton, WA 98236
(360) 341-5686
Grades: NS-8
| 173 students
Emerald Heights Academy
Emerald Heights Academy Photo - All School Picture
(5)
3850 - 156th Avenue SE
Bellevue, WA 98006
(425) 643-1671
Grades: PK-8
| 46 students
Hillside Academy
Hillside Academy Photo
(Christian)
(3)
26423 NE Allen Street
Duvall, WA 98019
(425) 844-8608
Grades: NS-8
| 76 students
Academy Schools
Academy Schools Photo - Lower School
(4)
14601 Interurban Ave S
Seattle, WA 98168
(206) 588-0860
Grades: PK-12
| 48 students
All Saints Catholic School
All Saints Catholic School Photo
(Catholic)
3510 E 18th Ave
Spokane, WA 99223
(509) 534-1098
Grades: PK-8
| 397 students
All Saints Continuation School
(Catholic)
504 2nd Street Sw
Puyallup, WA 98371
(253) 845-5025
Grades: PK-8
| 325 students
All Saints School
(Catholic)
2323 54th Ave E
Tacoma, WA 98424
(253) 845-5025
Grades: PK-8
| 334 students
All-Star Academy
All-Star Academy Photo - We serve PreK-8th families that are looking for their bored or mismanaged student to receive a high-quality, enjoyable education.
Alternative School
30355 SE High Point Way
Issaquah, WA 98027
(425) 526-4600
Grades: PK-8
| n/a students
Annie Wright Schools
Annie Wright Schools Photo - Founded in 1884, Annie Wright Schools are nestled in the beautiful North End neighborhood of Tacoma, Washington. Our historic campus includes an indoor pool, two gyms, science and technology labs, art and music studios, theater, outdoor gardens, play areas, athletic fields and open spaces.
(2)
827 N Tacoma Ave
Tacoma, WA 98403
(253) 272-2216
Grades: NS-12
| 838 students
Arbor Schools
Montessori School
(3)
1107 228th Avenue Se
Sammamish, WA 98075
(425) 392-3866
Grades: NS-6
| 124 students
Assumption Catholic School
Assumption Catholic School Photo - Assumption Catholic School Welcomes YOU!
(Catholic)
(3)
2116 Cornwall Ave
Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 733-6133
Grades: PK-8
| 255 students
Assumption Parish School
(Catholic)
3618 W Indian Trail Rd
Spokane, WA 99208
(509) 328-1115
Grades: PK-8
| 235 students
Assumption-st Bridget School
(Catholic)
6220 32nd Ave Ne
Seattle, WA 98115
(206) 524-7452
Grades: PK-8
| 505 students
14640 Ne 24th St
Bellevue, WA 98007
(425) 649-0791
Grades: PK-9
| 683 students
Bellevue Christian School
Bellevue Christian School Photo - Bellevue Christian is a thriving independent school with three campuses in Medina, Clyde Hill and Woodinville. We have a 70-year history on Seattle's Eastside, helping prepare students to live faithfully for God. BCS is a unique place where students can find their identity in the Lord, discover their gifts, and learn how they can give themselves away for the Glory.
(Christian)
(3)
1701 98th Ave Ne
Bellevue, WA 98004
(425) 460-3300
Grades: NS-12
| 1,037 students
Bellevue Montessori School
Bellevue Montessori School Photo - Community building takes place in the classroom.
Montessori School
2411 112th Avenue NE
Bellevue, WA 98004
(425) 454-7439
Grades: PK-5
| 274 students
Bellingham Christian School
(Christian)
1600 E Sunset Dr
Bellingham, WA 98226
(360) 733-7303
Grades: PK-8
| 294 students
Bertschi School
Bertschi School Photo
2227 10th Avenue E
Seattle, WA 98102
(206) 442-6856
Grades: NS-5
| 246 students
Bethlehem Lutheran School
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
2505 W. 27th Ave.
Kennewick, WA 99337
(509) 582-5624
Grades: PK-8
| 224 students
Buena Vista Sda School
(Seventh Day Adventist)
3320 Academy Drive SE
Auburn, WA 98092
(253) 833-0718
Grades: PK-8
| 229 students
Cascade Christian Academy
Cascade Christian Academy Photo - CCA high school students on Make A Difference Day, cleaning up at Camp Zanika.
(Seventh Day Adventist)
(5)
600 N Western Ave
Wenatchee, WA 98801
(509) 662-2723
Grades: PK-12
| 444 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private daycares & preschools in Washington?
The top ranked private daycares & preschools in Washington include The Bear Creek School, Charles Wright Academy and Annie Wright Schools.
How many private daycares & preschools are located in Washington?
550 private daycares & preschools are located in Washington.
How much do private daycares & preschools cost in Washington?
The average tuition cost is $10,779, which is lower than the Washington private school average tuition cost of $13,337.
How diverse are private daycares & preschools in Washington?
Washington private daycares & preschools are approximately 32% minority students, which is same as the Washington private school average of 32%.
What percentage of private daycares & preschools are religiously affiliated in Washington?
46% of private daycares & preschools in Washington are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Catholic).

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