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Guide to the Best Preschools in the Quad Cities

quad city preschools

Starting school is a huge milestone. For stay at home moms, many of us choose to start with a Mommy’s Day Out type program and then look for a Quad City preschool as the child gets older. We working moms need to start with a quality day care program, add toddler programs, and then enter their child into  our fabulous options for Quad City preschools.

However you enter the school setting, it’s daunting to choose where to send your precious child for the day! Thankfully the Quad Cities has many excellent preschools from which parents can choose. Each has its unique benefits and advantages, so it’s important to investigate carefully.

The Quad Cities Moms are happy to provide you with this valuable resource, and we hope it makes your decision making process an easier one. 

The  Quad Cities Preschool Directory is sponsored by our featured preschools. We so appreciate the support of the community and the opportunity to present our readers with valuable resources such as these.

Rivermont Collegiate

Our wonder-based classroom is inspired by the child-led, inquiry-based learning of the schools in Reggio Emilia, Italy. Our students are capable and competent learners ready to engage the world. The Quad City preschool classroom meets the demands of these inquiring minds by providing an environment rich in investigations and challenges that provide them opportunities to examine and discover their learning by incorporating empathy, respect, and community through collaboration.

(563) 359-1366

1821 Sunset Drive
Bettendorf, Iowa 52722

LOURDES CATHOLIC SCHOOL

Lourdes Catholic School is dedicated to providing an outstanding Christian foundation for children, preparing students for the future, while fostering a challenging environment of educational excellence. We offer Quad City preschool for 3- and 4-year olds, as well as child care through the on-site Lourdes Little Lancer Care Center. Lourdes Catholic School offers 2-day/3-day (morning) preschool, 4-day (morning or afternoon) PreK and Kindergarten – 8th grade fully accredited instruction. Wrap-around care for all ages is available. Contact Jennifer Alongi, Principal, for a tour.

563-359-3466

1453 Mississippi Blvd
Bettendorf, Iowa 52722

Iowa Preschools

Quad City Preschools on the Iowa side.

Bettendorf

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    Bettendorf Family Museum

    2900 Learning Campus Dr
    Bettendorf, IA 52722  Map
    Phone: (563) 344-4106

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    Growing With Grace ELC

    2395 Tech Drive Suite 6
    Bettendorf, IA 52722  Map
    Phone: (563) 505-4618

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    KinderCare

    KinderCare  (Bettendorf) 563-332-5632

    2330 Tech Drive  Bettendorf

    www.kindercare.com

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    KinderCare

    KinderCare  (Bettendorf) 563-332-5632

    2330 Tech Drive  Bettendorf

    www.kindercare.com

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    Morning Star Academy

     563-359-5700

    1426 Tanglefoot Lane 

    Bettendorf Map It

    www.morningstaracademy.org
    [email protected]

    Founded in 1994, Morning Star Academy is an independent, non-denominational, classical Christian school led by a parent elected Board of Directors. The school offers 3 year old preschool through 12th grade.

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    Ready Set Grow

    Ready Set Grow Preschool 563-355-0230

    2400 Middle Road   Bettendorf

    www.readysetgrow.info 

    [email protected]

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    The Red Apple

    The Red Apple 563-332-3505

    3265 Ridge Point   Bettendorf

    www.carecenterandpreschool.com

     

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    St John Vianney

    St. John Vianney Preschool 563-332-5308

    4097 18th Street   Bettendorf

    [email protected]

     

Davenport

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    All Saints

     

    563-324-3205

    1926 N Marquette Street   Davenport

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    Birdies Nest

    www.birdiesnestccc.com

    563-340-1818

    2326 W. Central Park Ave  Davenport

     

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    Children's Choice Early Learning

    Children’s Choice Early Learning Center

    563-285-6500

    115 S 3rd Ave Eldridge

     

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    Children’s Village at Hayes

    563-723-6550

    622 S Concord Street  Davenport

     

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    Children’s Village West

     563-336-7800

    1757 W 12th Street  Davenport

     

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    Children’s Village at Hoover

     563-332-7649

    1002 Spring Street  Davenport

     

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    Children’s Village at Monroe

    563-332-3559

    1926 W 4th Street  Davenport

     

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    Christ’s Family Preschool

     563-344-0063

    4601 Utica Ridge Road  Davenport

    www.christsfamilychurch.org

     

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    Community Action of Eastern Iowa

    563-324-3236

    500 E 59th Street  Davenport

    www.iacommunityaction.org

     

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    Creative Beginnings

    563-355-2329

    2315 Jersey Ridge Rd   Davenport

     

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    Davenport Schools

    563-391-2867

    5701 N Division Street   Davenport

    www.davenportschools.org

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    Davenport Family YMCA

    563-322-7171

    606 W 2nd Street  Davenport

    www.scottcountyfamilyy.org

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    Friendly House Kid’s Corner

    563-323-1821

    1221 Myrtle Street   Davenport

    www.friendlyhouseiowa.org

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    St Ambrose University Children's Campus

    1301 W. Lombard St.
    Davenport, IA 52804  Map
    Phone: (563) 333-5799

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    Growing Tree Preschool

    563-326-5746

    2014 N Marquette St   Davenport

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    John F Kennedy Catholic School

     563-391-3030

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    Guardian Angel Preschool 

     

    1627 W 42nd Street  Davenport

    www.olvjfk.com

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    KinderCare (Davenport)

    563-326-1660

    2108 E Locust Street  Davenport

    www.kindercare.com

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    Positive Parenting At Trinity

    121 W 12th St
    Davenport, IA 52803-5227  Map
    Phone: (563) 322-3260

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    Red Rover Children's Learning Center

     3445 Spring St

    Davenport, IA 52807

    563-359-9899

     

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    Quad City Montessori

    563-355-7798

    2400 E 46th St   Davenport

     [email protected]

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    Skip-A-Long Child Development Services

    563-441-9998

    3520 Crow Creek Rd  Davenport 

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    Stepping Stones

     563-528-0973

    318 E 7th Street  Davenport 

    www.davenportschools.org

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    St. Alphonsus Early Learning

    563-323-3204

    2626 BoisesAve   Davenport

    www.stalphonsusdav.org

     

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    St. Mark's Preschool

     2363 W 3rd St, Davenport, IA 52802

    (563) 322-5318

    http://www.stmarkcares.org/

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    St. Paul Lutheran Church

    563-326-3547

    2136 Brady Street   Davenport

     

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    St. Paul the Apostle Catholic School

    563-322-2933

    1007 E Rusholme St  Davenport

    www.stpaulcatholicschool.org

     

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    Trinity Lutheran School

     563-322-5224

    1122 W Central Park Ave  Davenport

    [email protected]

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    West Side Christian Day Care

Surrounding Areas

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    Eldridge Preschool

    563-285-5060

    2150 E LeClaire Rd Eldridge

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    Discovery Learning Center

    612 Parkview Dr

    Eldridge, Iowa 52748

    (563) 285-7212

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    Kiddie Karrasel Academy

    563-289-3946

    328 N Cody Rd  LeClaire

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    Share and Care Christian Preschool

    14 Grove Road
    Eldridge, Iowa 52748
    United States
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    Website

    Rhonda Upmeyer

    We are a nonprofit Christian preschool located in Park View Lutheran Church. We have been serving families for over 40 years as a premiere Quad City preschool. We offer classes for 3 years old on Tuesday and Thursday at 8:30-11:30 am. We have classes for 4 years old on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:30- 11:30 am. For more information check out our web page or Facebook.

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    Calvary United Methodist Church

    563-284-6213

    100 James Street   Walcott

Illinois Preschools

Lots of Quad City Preschools on the Illinois side. Let us know if we missed some!

Moline

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    Red Wagon

     309-797-2298

    2201 7th Ave   Moline

    www.fccmoline.org

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    Blessed Beginnings Preschool

    309-764-7220

    1330 13th Moline

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    Camelot Theraputic Day School

    309-517-6330

    3601 69th Ave   Moline

    www.cameloteducation.org

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    Moline Kids Campus Early Learning

    309-764-4460

    1505 7th Street   Moline

     

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    Jefferson Early Childhood Center

    309-743-1611

    3010 26th Ave  Moline

    www.molineschools.org

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    P & J Tender Care

     309-764-6908

    4544 3rd  Moline

    [email protected]

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    Quad Cities Christian School

     

    2305 7th Ave

    Moline, Illinois 61265
    United States
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    Laura Stout

    [email protected]

    Website

    Our Purpose
    “To Provide learning experiences to develop the students’ spiritual, intellectual, social, physical, and emotional potential.”

    Four and Five Year Olds…

    Pre-Kindergarten

    Each member of our staff understands the importance of laying a good foundation for your child’s success in elementary school. We will guide each child’s curiosity through early language experiences by using developmentally appropriate lessons and activities based on a strong phonics approach. We will teach the love of numbers through number recognition, we will help him to set spiritual goals and to learn biblical sound social behavior. The goal is to help children feel positive about themselves and about school. Extended learning such as special classroom guests and field trips also enrich each child’s experience.

    Three and Four Year Olds…

    Pre-school

    In a loving, Christian environment, three and four-year-old children are encouraged and guided into a love of learning. Using a developmental approach, children explore to learn based on their unique interests and skills. Daily lessons at our Quad City preschool introduce math concepts such as number recognition, counting and patterning, early literacy skills beginning with letter recognition and sounds, creativity and problem-solving. Child-directed play strategies give children an environment in which to strengthen skills in expressing and regulating emotions and opportunities to make friends. Teachers provide support in thinking and making sense of a child’s world. It is our passion to nurture your child’s sense of curiosity and wonder to start them on a journey of a bright future.

    We provide:

    A fundamental curriculum
    Certified teachers
    Field trips
    Loving instruction

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    Shepherd’s Fold Preschool

     309-764-2191

    3321 7th Street   Moline

    [email protected]

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    Villa Montessori School

    2100 48th St
    Moline, IL 61265  Map
    Phone: (309) 764-7047

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    Temple Christian School

    309-764-1302

    2305 E 7th Ave   Moline

    www.newhopeqc.org

Rock Island

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    In A Kid’s World Inc

    309-786-0583

    1732 18th Ave  Rock Island 

    [email protected]

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    Jordan Catholic School

     309-793-7350

    2901 24th Street  Rock Island

    www.jordanschool.com

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    Michelle's Morning day care

     

    2505 13th Ave
    Rock Island, IL 61201
    309-631-0994
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    KinderCare  

    309-786-9557

    3316 46th Ave  Rock Island

    www.kindercare.com

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    RIFAC Preschool

    309-732-7275

    4303 24th Street  Rock Island

    www.rigov.org

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    Rock Island Milan School District #41 Early Childhood Programs

    Rock Island Milan School District #41 Early Childhood Programs

    http://www.hmelc.rimsd41.org

    3530 38th Avenue
    Rock Island, Illinois 61201
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    [email protected]

    Head Start
    Preschool for All
    Early Childhood Special Education
    Comprehensive services for children ages 3-5 within Rock Island/Milan School District boundaries

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    Skip-a-Long

    Rock Island

    (309) 788-0426

East Moline

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    St. John’s Center For Early Learning

    1450 30th Ave
    East Moline, IL 61244-3831  Map
    Phone: (309) 792-0755

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    East Moline Christian School

    309-796-1485

    900 46th Ave  East Moline

    www.eastmolinechristianschool.org

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    Project Now Head Start

    309-792-4555

    499 27th Street  East Moline

    www.projectnow.org

Surrounding Areas

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    The Kids Corner

    309-799-5734

    2210 1st St  Coal Valley

    www.thekidscornercv.com  

    [email protected]

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    It’s A Child’s World

    309-792-8616

    644 Crosstown Road  Silvis

    www.childsworldsilvis.com

    [email protected] 

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    Messiah Lutheran Church

    302 11th St
    Port Byron, IL 61275-9038  Map
    Phone: (309) 523-2421

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    Quad City Child Center Development

    309-796-9090

    1102 20th Ave  Silvis

    www.childcarecenter.us

    [email protected]

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    Smile A While Preschool

    300 2nd Ave W
    Milan, IL 61264-2431  Map
    Phone: (309) 787-6353

    Facebook

    Courtney Ende

    [email protected]

    Smile-A-While Preschool is a half-day and full day preschool program in Milan, Illinois open to students between 3 to 5 years of age that are potty trained.
    Our day is geared towards preparing your student for kindergarten. Reading, writing, math concepts, science, art, small motor skills, and social skills are all a part of every day. We use the Creative Curriculum approach to help teach students about the world around them. We take pride in providing challenging and exciting learning opportunities designed to meet the developmental needs of your student.
    We are a privately owned preschool that is located in Trinity United Methodist Church.
    Give us a call! We’d love to tell you about our school and send you an enrollment packet!

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