Ottawa preschools and daycares

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

There are great preschools in Ottawa, Ontario. This includes preschools in downtown Ottawa, Ottawa-Gatineau, Rockliffe Park, Rockland, Kemptville, Kanata, Nepean, Centrepoint, Centretown, the Glebe, Riverside Park, and Hampton Park. Read more

List of Ottawa preschools and daycares

  • Ottawa, Ontario
    St. Laurent Blvd./Montreal Rd.
  • NS to 12 Coed
  • $12,500 to $18,800

Our mission is personalized student academic success in a friendly and caring school community, in which all students are emotionally supported and socially welcome.

  • Day
  • Progressive
Académie St-Laurent Academy 12500 Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed
  • Ottawa, Ontario
    Buena Vista Road/Springfield Road
  • PS to 12 Girls
  • $16,160 to $30,900

Elmwood School is Ottawa's pre-eminent school for girls from PreK to Gr. 12. Our high academic standards, small class sizes and safe, supportive environment ensure that each girl is inspired to reach her full potential.

  • Day
  • Progressive
  • International Baccalaureate
Elmwood School 16160 Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Girls
  • Ottawa, Ontario
    Alta Vista Drive/Industrial Road
  • NS to 6 Coed
  • $16,045 to $27,202

OMS Montessori is a non for profit, independent school offering separate French and English programs within a world class Montessori environment.

  • Day
  • Montessori
OMS Montessori 16045 Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Day Coed
  • Ottawa, Ontario
    Place Lycée Pl./Ruelle Hinks Lane
  • PS to 12 Coed
  • $11,413 to $15,652

Our goal is to nurture curious spirits, which is why we value a multilingual pedagogy that encourages both French immersion and a wide selection of langage courses, while promoting cultural exchange.

  • Day
  • Traditional
Lycée Claudel 11413 Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed
  • Kanata, Ontario
    Eagleson Road/Stonehaven Drive
  • NS to 12 Coed
  • $16,750 to $22,500

For more than 40 years, Kanata Montessori has been graduating students with self-confidence, critical thinking skills, respect, high academic achievement, and an international perspective.

  • Day
  • Montessori
  • Montessori
Kanata Montessori 16750 Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed
  • Ottawa, Ontario
    Donald St/Frances St
  • NS to 8 Coed
  • $10,670 to $12,320

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.

  • Day
  • Progressive
  • Reggio Emilia
Academie Providence 10670 Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed
  • Ottawa, Ontario
    Vaughan Street/Bertrand Street
  • PS to 8 Coed
  • $3,250 to $14,950

Ottawa’s Fern Hill School offers Preschool, Kindergarten and Elementary Grades, including Core & Advanced French. Tuition starts at $3,250.

  • Day
  • Traditional
Fern Hill School - Ottawa 3250 Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed
  • Ottawa, Ontario
    Baseline Rd./Woodroffe Ave.
  • NS to 8 Coed
  • $13,083 to $21,240

Bishop Hamilton Montessori School, a not-for-profit independent school in Ottawa, provides an authentic Christian Montessori approach for children 3 months to 14 years.

  • Day
  • Montessori
Bishop Hamilton Montessori School 13083 Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed

Many of these preschools offer nursery schools, as well as junior kindergarten (JK) and senior kindergarten (SK) classes as well. 

On this page, we list preschools and daycares in Ottawa and the Greater Ottawa Area. Find a preschool near you.

To find preschools throughout Canada, view our list. To learn more about preschool education, check out our introductory guide.

Frequently Asked Questions

How many Ottawa preschools and daycares are there?
There are 8 Ottawa preschools and daycares that are Our Kids trusted members.

How much is tuition at Ottawa preschools and daycares?
Tuition fees for Ottawa preschools and daycares range from $10,670 to $29,700 per year with an average tuition of $16,318 per year.

What’s the largest school?
Of the Ottawa preschools and daycares, the largest is Lycée Claudel with 980 students in Grades PS to 12.

Are Ottawa preschools and daycares good?
We interviewed both parents and students. You can read reviews about Ottawa preschools and daycares on this page.

Is there a private school expo where I can meet with Ottawa preschools and daycares?
Yes. You can meet with private schools and education experts at the Our Kids Private School Expos held every year in September and October. These events are designed for both parents and students. Find event details and ticket info here.

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