Guide to Preschools in the Quad Cities Area | 2024


We’re fortunate to have a variety of excellent preschools in the Quad Cities Area!

This post consistently attracts a large audience and is one of our most searched-for each year. We extend our gratitude to the preschools highlighted here, as their collaboration has made this guide possible. If you’re embarking on the search for the ideal school for your child(ren), feel free to ask any questions – we’re here to help!

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Quad Cities Area Preschools

Jordan Catholic School

With a focus on developing the whole child according to individual needs and skill level, Jordan Catholic School provides a safe, inviting, play-based learning environment. Children learn to problem-solve, engage with other children, and work cooperatively through a variety of tactile, interactive, and hands-on learning materials. Age-appropriate activities and projects help to develop each child’s fine and gross motor skills, science and math skills, and language and verbal proficiency.
Ages: Preschool 3 years to grade 8
Hours: Half days, 3 and 5 day options including all day extended care

2901 24th Street
Rock Island, IL

(309) 793-7350

Apple Tree Beginnings

apple tree beginnings

Apple Tree Beginnings is an Early Learning Center based on Creativity, Movement, and Fun! Each week we visit a new country, learn new languages and cultures, and learn a letter and number of the week. Each day there is a movement class such as dance, yoga, or sports incorporated as well.
Ages: 2-5
Hours: M,W, F | 8:45-11:45 am

5329 Tremont Ave.
Davenport, IA 52807

(563) 359-3222

Family Museum Early Learning Preschool Program

Our littlest learners will focus on social interaction, sharing, following directions & routines, problem solving and early academics such as recognition of letters, numbers, shapes, names, and colors. Our curriculum is rich in art, science, movement & music, with an emphasis on kindness and working together. We have one classroom, with two teachers, and a maximum enrollment of 12 children per class.
Ages: 3-5
Hours: Part time

2900 Learning Campus Drive
Bettendorf, IA

(563) 344-4106


Bettendorf Family Museum
Growing With Grace ELC
KinderCare (Bettendorf)
Morning Star Academy
Ready Set Grow
The Red Apple
St John Vianney
All Saints
Birdies Nest
Children’s Choice Early Learning
Children’s Village at Hayes
Children’s Village West
Children’s Village at Hoover
Children’s Village at Monroe
Christ’s Family Preschool
St Ambrose University Children’s Campus
Growing Tree Preschool
John F Kennedy Catholic School
Guardian Angel Preschool
KinderCare (Davenport)
Positive Parenting At Trinity
Rivermont Collegiate
Noah’s Ark
Shining Light Learning Center
Magical Moments Learning Center
Red Rover Children’s Learning Center
Quad City Montessori
Skip-A-Long Child Development Services
Stepping Stones
St. Alphonsus Early Learning
St. Mark’s Preschool
St. Paul Lutheran Church
St. Paul the Apostle Catholic School
Trinity Lutheran School
West Side Christian Day Care
Eldridge Preschool
Discovery Learning Center
Kiddie Karrasel Academy
Share and Care Christian Preschool
Calvary United Methodist Church
Community Action of Eastern Iowa
Creative Beginnings
Davenport Schools
Davenport Family YMCA
Friendly House Kid’s Corner
Holy Family Teddy Bear Club
Red Rover
Lourdes Catholic
Calvary United Methodist
Formative Years
Villa Maria
New Day
Our Savior Lutheran
Kingdom Kids Childcare


Red Wagon

Blessed Beginnings Preschool

Camelot Theraputic Day School

Moline Kids Campus Early Learning

Jefferson Early Childhood Center

P & J Tender Care

Quad Cities Christian School

Shepherd’s Fold Preschool

Villa Montessori School

Temple Christian School

In A Kid’s World Inc

Jordan Catholic School

George O. Barr

APK Academy

St. Paul’s Lutheran

RIFAC Preschool

KinderCare  (Rock Island)


Rock Island Milan School District #41 Early Childhood Programs

East Moline Christian School

Project Now Head Start

Smile A While Preschool

Quad City Child Center Development

Messiah Lutheran Church

It’s A Child’s World

The Kids Corner

Our Lady of Grace Catholic Academy

Riverside Christian

Merry Sunshine

Two Rivers YMCA

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  1. Our Savior Lutheran Preschool in Bettendorf is fabulous! We’ve been there 3 years (2 yr old, 3 year old and now 4 year old). Extremely affordable. Does not have childcare before or after.


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