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Find the top preschools, daycares, and nursery schools in Ottawa, Ontario

Below, we list preschools and daycares in Ottawa and the Greater Ottawa Area. This includes preschools in downtown Ottawa, Rockliffe Park, Rockland, Kemptville, and Kanata. Find a preschool near you.

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    OMS Montessori (est. 1966)  

    • Ottawa, Ontario
    • NS to 12 Coed
    • Day school (245 students)
    OMS Montessori (formerly Ottawa Montessori School) is an alternative private school that offers programs from 18 months to High School. [View profile]
    • Montessori
    Student-paced$13,776 to $20,388Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day13776

    The Element High School (est. 2003)  

    • Ottawa, Ontario
    • 7 to 12 Coed
    • Day school (100 students)
    The Element nurtures focused, engaged and internally motivated students who strive to do their best. The Element High School provides conditions that will put youth ‘in their element,’ in school and beyond. [View profile]
    • Montessori
    Student-paced$17,448MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day17448

    Elmwood School (est. 1915)  

    • Ottawa, Ontario
    • PS to 12 Girls
    • Day school (370 students)
    Elmwood School is Ottawa's pre-eminent school for girls from JK to Grade 12. Our high academic standards, small class sizes and safe, supportive environment ensure that each girl is inspired to reach her full potential. [View profile]
    • Progressive
    • International Baccalaureate
    Standard-enriched$12,960 to $24,350Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Girls Day12960

    Heritage Academy of Learning Excellence (est. 1989)  

    • Ottawa, Ontario
    • 1 to 12 Coed
    • Day school (120 students)
    Heritage Academy is an Ottawa private school that is designed for students with DYSLEXIA, ADD/ADHD and similar learning exceptionalities. [View profile]
    • Traditional
    Standard-enriched$14,600 to $15,500Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day14600

    Académie Westboro Academy (est. 1993)  

    • Ottawa, Ontario
    • JK to 8 Coed
    • Day school (165 students)
    Westboro Academy is a truly bilingual school serving JK-grade 8 students in the national capital region. We provide an exceptional education, in a community-focused and nurturing environment. [View profile]
    • Traditional
    Standard-enriched$13,410 to $14,333Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day13410

    Académie de la Capitale (est. 1998)  

    • Ottawa, Ontario
    • PS to 12 Coed
    • Day school
    Académie de la Capitale, an IB World School in Ottawa, offers programmes in both English and French, from Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 12. Students thrive in a culture of academic excellence and real-life learning. [View profile]
    • Progressive
    • International Baccalaureate
    Student-paced$9,340 to $17,240Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day9340

    Fern Hill School - Ottawa (est. 1981)  

    • Ottawa, Ontario
    • PS to 8 Coed
    • Day school (180 students)
    Ottawa’s Fern Hill School offers Preschool, Kindergarten and Elementary Grades, including extended French. Tuition starts at $2,950. [View profile]
    • Traditional
    Standard-enriched$3,250 to $14,800Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day9999999999

    Joan of Arc Academy / Academie Jeanne d'Arc (est. 1954)  

    • Ottawa, Ontario
    • JK to 8 Girls
    • Day school
    In our all-girls environment, academic achievement in both official languages is the norm. A Joan of Arc Academy bilingual education prepares the women leaders for the challenges of tomorrow. Come and see the difference. [View profile]
    • Progressive
    Student-paced$14,825Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Girls Day14825

    Académie St-Laurent Academy (est. 2007)  

    • Ottawa, Ontario
    • NS to 12 Coed/Coed
    • Day school (200 students)
    St-Laurent Academy is a private school that offers programs from nursery to high school in Ottawa. Its average class size is ten to 15 students. [View profile]
    • Progressive
    Standard-enriched$13,000 to $17,000Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day13000

    Academie Providence (est. 2002)  

    • Ottawa, Ontario
    • NS to 8 Coed
    • Day school (200 students)
    Providence Academy is the only Private French Catholic School offering a trilingual program of study in Ontario with classes from nursery to grade eight. Tuition: $8,800-10,300. Extracurricular activities: $600-$650. [View profile]
    • Progressive
    Standard-enriched$8,800 to $10,300Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day8800

    Turnbull School (est. 1992)  

    • Ottawa, Ontario
    • JK to 8 Coed
    • Day school (330 students)
    Turnbull School is dedicated to academic excellence in a caring environment. We offer highly qualified teachers, small class sizes, well rounded and enriching programming, and variety in athletics, science and the arts. [View profile]
    • Traditional
    Standard-enriched$18,425 to $20,300Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day18425

    Blyth Academy Ottawa   

    • Ottawa, Ontario
    • 7 to 12 Coed
    • Day school (120 students)
    Blyth Academy Ottawa focuses on personalized education, very small class sizes, and experiential learning for Grades 7-12. Big experience in a small school! [View profile]
    • Traditional
    Standard-enriched$12,495 to $15,895MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day12495

    Lycée Claudel (est. 1962)  

    • Ottawa, Ontario
    • JK to 12 Coed
    • Day school (1010 students)
    Seule école d'Ottawa admettant des élèves dans un système éducatif cohérent de la maternelle (trois ans) à l'entrée à l'Université, le Lycée Claudel applique le système et les programmes français. [View profile]
    • Traditional
    Standard-enriched$10,441 to $11,836Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day10441

    Cedar Ridge High School   

    • Kanata, Ontario
    • 7 to 12 Coed
    • Day school (75 students)
    Cedar Ridge High School is an independent high school, grades 9 to 10, in Kanata, Ontario. Our school offers an Ontario Secondary School Diploma with a focus on leadership, innovation, student engagement and academics. [View profile]
    • Progressive
    Student-paced$13,995/courseMiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day13995

    Kanata Academy (est. 1996)  

    • Ottawa, Ontario
    • PS to 12 Coed
    • Day school (105 students)
    Kanata Academy Private School offers Preschool, JK/SK to Grade 12. The average class size is 10 students. [View profile]
    • Traditional
    Standard-enriched$13,800 to $14,200Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day9999999999

    Macdonald-Cartier Academy (est. 1990)  

    • Ottawa, Ontario
    • 7 to 8 Coed
    • Day school (64 students)
    Macdonald-Cartier Academy teaches Grade 7 & 8 students how to learn and offers an intensive French immersion program combining rigorous and accelerated academics with athletics and fun experiential learning. [View profile]
    • Traditional
    Accelerated$16,900MiddleSchools Coed Day16900

    Bishop Hamilton Montessori School (est. 1983)  

    • Ottawa, Ontario
    • NS to 8 Coed
    • Day school (185 students)
    Bishop Hamilton Montessori School is a Christian Montessori school in Ottawa, Ontario, with classes from Infants to grade eight. [View profile]
    • Montessori
    Student-paced$9,045 to $15,855Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day9045

    Ashbury College   

    • Ottawa, Ontario
    • 4 to 12 Coed
    • Day school (592 students)
    • Boarding school (108 students)
    This traditional private school in Ottawa, Ontario offers Grades 4 to 12 with 100 boarding and 600 day school students. Tuition is from $23,600 to $58,300. [View profile]
    • Traditional
    • International Baccalaureate
    Accelerated$22,440 to $52,300MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Boarding Day22440

    Venta Preparatory School (est. 1981)  

    • Ottawa, Ontario
    • JK to 10 Coed
    • Day school (65 students)
    • Boarding school (25 students)
    Venta Preparatory School offers programs from senior kindergarten to grade ten in Ottawa. Its average class size is ten students. [View profile]
    • Progressive
    Standard-enriched$10,000 to $41,085Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Boarding Day9999999999

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