The North Shore Moms 2022 Preschool Guide | The North Shore Moms
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We all want our child’s first experience with school to be fun. Preschool is chance for them to socialize and make friends, learn new skills and gain independence.

Choosing a preschool that will be the right fit for your child can seem daunting. That’s why we put together The North Shore Moms 2022 Preschool Guide. This Guide features a variety of area schools with part-time and full-time schedules. Keep reading to learn more about each school and how to contact them for enrollment details.



74 Hart Street, Beverly, MA 01915

Built on the belief that all children have the desire, ability, and motivation to learn about their world, the Pre-K program at Glen Urquhart School nurtures children’s natural curiosity by providing an inspiring, supportive, and stimulating learning environment. Students will set out in September to discover themselves as learners, rooted from their earliest days in hands-on, curriculum-driven exploration that makes learning real, tangible, and engaging.
IG: @glenurquhartschool   |   FB:  @GlenUrquhartSchool

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243 Essex Street, Beverly, MA 01915

Harborlight Montessori offers a uniquely well-rounded, authentic Montessori education for children ages 4 months through 14 years. Their Beverly campus proudly graduates students representing over 35 cities and towns on the greater North Shore.
IG: @harborlight_montessori  |  FB:

Locations in Beverly, Essex, Middleton (2), Peabody, South Hamilton and Wakefield. 
Magical Beginnings Learning Centers has been operating for over 21 years, offering quality early childhood care for infants-kindergarten at 7 locations on the North Shore. The preschool/pre-k program is a play-based learning program that runs year round using award-winning curricula designed to address all learning types. The program features hands-on learning to strengthen fine motor and pre-writing skills, Spanish language classes, music, movement, sensory play and continuity to support relationship building over time.
Enrollment is ongoing and programs are offered 2, 3 or 5 days a week. 

Great Beginnings Learning School


28 Water Street, Danvers, MA 01923

Great Beginnings Learning School provides full day programs 2, 3 and 5 days a week, for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergarten. Their Preschool/Kindergarten program stresses creativity, self-discovery, cognitive development, social interaction, enriched communication skills, and the willingness to learn. Available for ages 2 years 9 mos.- 7 years.
FB: @Great-Beginnings-Learning-School-Danvers-MA-289024317786180




Pathways for Children offers preschool programs located in Gloucester, Beverly and Salem and ensures children enter kindergarten prepared academically, socially, and physically. Like all of their comprehensive, all-inclusive educational programming, Head Start offers meals, nutrition assessment, health and developmental screenings, referrals for special education services, family support, enrichment programs, and field trips.

Enrollment is open and ongoing throughout the year.
IG: @pathwaysforchildren   |   FB:@PathwaysforChildren

North Shore Montessori

121 Wethersfield Street, Rowley, MA 01969

Could your child benefit from a “whole-child” education? North Shore Montessori is a small nonprofit school in Rowley, that serves children from preschool – 6th grade. Their Montessori-certified educators, self-paced learning and outdoor campus provide rich opportunities for social and emotional development, along with a stimulating curriculum. 
Enrollment is now open for fall 2022, with limited transfer spots available in the current year. To schedule a visit, call 978-948-2237 or email [email protected].
IG: @northshore_montessori_school  |   FB: @NorthShoreMontessoriRowley

173 Washington Street, Boxford, MA 01921
The Village School is a positive first school experience that installs the joy of learning, expands friendships, builds self-confidence, and appropriately prepares children for future learning.  They embrace a developmental curriculum where children are the first priority, are recognized and appreciated as being unique, and learn at their own pace.
Enrollment for the 2022/23 school year is currently open and available on their website.
FB: @ItTakesAVillage

489 Lowell Street  Peabody, MA 01960
The Preschool at Temple Tiferet Shalom has been serving families for over 50 years. It is a warm and nurturing environment open to the community. Kids will experience love and affection and are provided a model of appropriate behavior through redirection, kindness and gentleness.  Academics will be woven into their everyday experiences by professional educators who will monitor their development and communicate areas of concerns.
They have open enrollment throughout the year if spots are available.
FB: @The-Preschool-at-Temple-Tiferet-Shalom-262787867245260


221 Cabot Street, Beverly, MA

Harborlight Nursery School is a long-standing, high quality, educational program that upholds an outstanding play-based curriculum and a loving and caring environment that meets each child’s individual needs. Harborlight Nursery School provides a warm and welcoming atmosphere and is committed to supporting and nurturing the emotional, educational and physical needs of our children, families, staff and community.

Enrollment starts the beginning of January 2022 for the school year 2022 ~ 2023.
FB: @hnsbears

Additional Local Preschools Include

Beverly Preschool at McKeown
Bright Horizons
Caterpillar Clubhouse Childcare & Preschool
Creation Station Preschool & Daycare
Covenant Christian Academy
Greater Beverly YMCA Preschool and Pre-K Center
Mrs. Alexander’s School
Next Generation Children’s Center
North Shore Nursery School
The Saints Academy
Harry Lee Cole School Integrated Preschool 
Kids Count Playschool 
A Bright Beginning Too
Children’s Montessori Center
Fox Hill School
Jack & Jill Preschool 
Little Falcons Preschool Program (Danvers Public School)
Stepping Stones Nursery School 
YMCA Preschool Program 
Grassroutes Preschool
Children’s Development Center 
Hamilton-Wenham Integrated Preschool at Winthrop School 
Ascension Nursery School 
Cuvilly Arts & Earth Center 
Ipswich YMCA Family Preschool and Pre-K Program 
Miss Jessica’s Home Montessori
Pleasant Street Preschool
Brookwood School
Magic Years Cooperative Nursery School 
MERSD Integrated Preschool Program
Tara Montessori
Goddard School 
Middleton Public Schools Integrated Preschool 
Carmelite Sister’s Holy Childhood Preschool 
New Beginnings
Peabody Kindercare 
Torigian YMCA Early Learning Program 
Run-a-Muck Childcare Center 
Salem Community Childcare Center 
Young World Academy 
Joyful Noises Preschool
Steward Integrated Preschool 
Trinity Preschool
Hamilton-Wenham Integrated Preschool at Winthrop School 
Ipswich River Nature Preschool (at Endicott Wildlife Sanctuary)

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