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Day care /pre-K in Bay View

We are moving to Bay View this summer (2013) with our 2 1/2 year-old, and we're hoping to find a good day care or pre-k nearby. We'll be living near Bay View public library.

We'd love a Montessori program, but know there is a waiting list for the DMA and my son's birthday falls late in the year after their cut-off date, so regardless, we have to come up with something until he'd be able to attend that.

We're not religious and don't want any religious pressure, but a religiously run day care could be okay if it's open-minded and relaxed. Good outdoors space would be great.

Thanks so much.


6 Comments for "Day care /pre-K in Bay View"

  1. Hi Yaran

    My name is Julie, I am expecting my fourth child in July. Two of my girls will be in school full time in the Fall. I am currently unemployed and was contemplating babysitting, I know of a few moms who it works well for. We live close to many parks, a wading pool, we enjoy going to the zoo and a kiddy beach in Muskego and Brookfield. Contact me if you are interested. It would be at my house, I live on the boarder of Milwaukee/Wauwatosa. Call me at 414-628-0521. I think that I child would work out well.


    jwichgers May 31, 2013 9:13 AM

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  2. Howard Avenue Montessori is right there on Howard Avenue. But, you will need to wait until this coming winter to apply through Milwaukee Public Schools.
    I had looked at Prince of Peach daycare on Howell Avenue and liked it a lot as well as a Mary Lindmeier daycare closer to you in bayview off Clement just south of Oklahoma - we would have gone with this one had he not gotten into Montessori.

    bwmom May 31, 2013 3:04 PM

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  3. bwmom ,I just had to laugh at Prince of Peach :) :)

    schmootzie Jun 01, 2013 6:37 PM

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  4. Thanks for all these suggestions! We do want a day care/pre-K not a baby sitter since we want a more gradual transition to a school environment.


    Yaran Jun 05, 2013 1:07 PM

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  5. Our daughter attends A Child's Place in Bayview and we LOVE it. It is in the basement of a church but is not religious. Please message me if you would like more information ??)

    ajstoffel Jun 09, 2013 7:50 AM

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  6. My 3-1/2 yr old son attends Loving Start Preschool in Bay View (www.lovingstartpreschool.org) and we just love it - so does he! The teachers are wonderful and he has really grown and learned a lot. He knows his entire alphabet (the song and recognizing all letters), all colors / shapes, and can count and recognize 1-30 and is interested in telling time. They also do a lot of art, free play, and climber room time :)

    firelily301 Jul 14, 2013 2:12 PM

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