Featured LOCAL Schools, Learning Centers & Therapy Specialists

January 24, 2020

Have you got a mini macaroni heading off to preschool or Montessori next fall?  Perhaps learning a second language or faith-based education is important to your family.  Or maybe you have a child who needs some extra support in school or might need to work with a speech, hearing or physical therapy specialist. Macaroni Kid is here to help.

Bright Horizons at Sammamish is a child care center and preschool, serving children 6 weeks to 6 years old. We are committed to providing the highest-quality child care and early education in the world.

Encompass Preschool is the only preschool in the Snoqualmie Valley that is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. {2013/2015/2016 GOLD DAISY "Most Loved" Preschool}   

Issaquah Parks & Recreation Preschool
has been addressing the need for a community-based, part-time preschool for 20 years. The program provides opportunities for intellectual, physical, social and emotional growth, with the ultimate objective being kindergarten readiness. 

Kids on the Ridge Preschool offers half day preschool programs for children age 30 months to 5 years.

(NEW) Little Stars Preschool believes learning through music and the arts is a smart and fun way to enhance brain development, support individual learning, and help children prepare for success in school and in life as a whole.

The Children's Garden specializes in early childhood education and serves developmentally ready 2-1/2 to 6 year old children in a wonderful natural setting.  We will begin scheduling our class time observations for those interested in enrollment for the 2018-2019 school year in November. Our Open House is JANUARY 17, 2018 from 6pm-8pm. Stop by, meet the staff, tour the school, and schedule a class time observation. Call 425.392.1563 if you have any questions.

The Discovery Preschool provides hands-on, engaging curriculum; facilitated by loving and educated teachers who encourage each child's individual growth. {2014 GOLD DAISY "Most Loved" Preschool}  

The Farmhouse School immerses 3 to 5 year olds in a discovery based, Reggio Emilia influenced curriculum.

MorningStar Montessori dedicated to providing excellent care  for children ages 2.5 yrs to 6 yrs; experienced and AMS certified Montessori teachers.  

Mountain Valley Montessori School where values such as curiosity, independence and personal accountability are nurtured to set a foundation where academic skills can flourish naturally.  

North Bend Montessori offers toddler and preschool programs; varied schedules and before and after care to accommodate the needs of families. {2013/2014/2015/2016 GOLD DAISY "Most Loved" Montessori}  

French Immersion School of Washington provides an excellent bilingual education in a welcoming environment that encourages critical thinking and curiosity to children in preschool (age 2.5) through fifth grade.  

SnoSprings School is a private, non-affiliated primary grade school for children between the ages of 4 and 8 years of age.  {2016 GOLD DAISY "Most Loved" Private School} 

St. Joseph's School is a Catholic school offering instruction in preschool through 8th grade. St. Joseph School focuses on teaching the whole child, academic excellence and providing a supportive community. {2015 GOLD DAISY "Most Loved" Private School} 

Summit Classical Christian School exists to assist faithful parents in educating their children to the glory of God in the discipline and instruction of Jesus Christ in an atmosphere of love, humility, and joy. Summit currently serves Grades K-10.  Summit Classical Christian School’s NEW Pre-K class is a one-year kindergarten readiness program, which focuses on classroom routines, academic readiness and fine motor skills.  

Anagha's Math educates, motivates and encourages every student to excel in mathematics.  Our highly experienced teachers use engaging teaching techniques along with scheduled classwork, homework, and routine testing to get the best out of each student. 

Cedar River Watershed Education Center
is a regional education facility created as a gathering place to connect people with the source of their water. Nestled above the shores of Rattlesnake Lake, the Center is a gateway to the Cedar River Municipal Watershed, which provides drinking water for 70% of the 1.4 million people living in the greater Seattle area.

Kumon Math and Reading Center of Issaquah Highlands provides math and reading programs help children of all ages and levels become eager, independent self-learners. {2013/2014/2015/2016 GOLD DAISY "Most Loved" Tutoring/Learning Center}.  

Encompass Pediatric Therapy Birth-to-Three Early Intervention program supports optimal growth and development of infants and toddlers with developmental delays through comprehensive services that focus on in-home therapy and assessment, family support and individualized programs for each child. 

Susan L. Cohn & Associates
specializes in the evaluation and treatment of pediatric speech and language disorders. We work to provide specialized pediatric therapy that meets the communication needs of children of all ages and their families.


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