Preschool and Childcare Guide

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Welcome to the Green Bay Area Mom Preschool and Childcare Guide for the Green Bay and Appleton areas!

We are so excited to offer this Preschool (3K) and Childcare (Daycare) Guide as a resource for you. Choosing a preschool, nursery school, or childcare program that fits your child’s and your family’s needs can be an overwhelming task.  As parents, we want the best for our children!  We are fortunate to have many fantastic opportunities for Preschool and Childcare facilities in Green Bay and Appleton!

GRACE - Green Bay Area Catholic Education

GRACE Green Bay Area Catholic Education logo

GRACE is Green Bay’s Catholic nine-school system providing excellence in Preschool through eighth-grade education. GRACE schools offer a faith-centered environment and promote academic excellence, individualized learning, personal growth, and spiritual development.

  • Ages: 3- and 4-year old children
  • Days and Times: Varies by school site
    • Also offer before and after school care at many sites

Main Office:
1822 Riverside Dr
Green Bay, WI 54301


KROC Center

Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Center logo

KROC After School is a group child care center for ages 5-12.  Your child will get time to play, homework help, a snack, a specialized activity, and transportation is provided from some Green Bay and De Pere schools!  KROC After School is an affordable way to ensure your kids are in a safe environment while having fun!  Staff members will ensure your child also makes it to any classes they are signed up for on time!  

  • Ages: 5-12 years
  • Hours: 3:00pm-6:00pm
    • Part-time (1-3 days per week) and Full-time (4-5 days per week) available

RJ’S Child Watch is provided for members, free of charge, for up to 2 hours per day and provides a safe and fun environment for your child to learn and play, both indoors and outdoors (weather permitting).  Parents must remain on-site while using RJ’s Child Watch and availability is on a first-come, first-serve basis.  

  • Ages: 6 months – 11 years
  • Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 am – 8:00pm, Saturday 9:00am-3:00pm, Sunday Closed

1315 Lime Kiln Rd
Green Bay, WI 54311


Royal Montessori Academy

Royal Montessori Academy Logo

Royal Montessori Academy is a Christian based school incorporating the Montessori philosophy. Our mission is to provide quality education in a safe, diverse, nurturing, and creative environment that helps the development of the whole child. The mission ensures that the child is academically motivated, artistically creative, physically active, and emotionally supported.

Ages: 18 months – 6 years old

Offering Toddler program 18 months-3 years, 3K, 4K, and Kindergarten programming

Hours: 6:45 AM-5:00 PM, Offering Full-Time, Part-Time Morning, Part-Time Afternoons, and Before/After School Care

Royal Montessori Academy – West Campus
680 Cormier Road
Green Bay, WI 54304

Royal Montessori Academy – East Campus
2961 Voyager Drive
Green Bay, WI 54311

West Campus

East Campus

St. Francis Xavier Catholic School System - Appleton

St Francis Xavier Catholic School System Appleton, WI logo

At Xavier Catholic Schools we are committed to academic excellence rooted in strong faith and value formation. We strive to help students develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that will enable them to be successful citizens in the 21st century. Our staff is dedicated to helping each child PK3-12th grade succeed.

Ages: 3 years old +

Offering 3K, 4K, and beyond.

Hours: 7:00 AM-6:00 PM, 3K hours: 8:15-11:30 AM three times per week; 4K hours: 8:15-11:30 AM daily; Offering Before/After School Care, and Full-Time Summer Care

St. Francis Xavier Elementary Marquette Street 

Marquette Street School 

McDonald Street School

Pilgrim Lutheran Preschool

A day in the life of Pilgrim Lutheran Preschoolers includes prayers, songs, Bible stories, and more! We teach skills that enhance children educationally, spiritually, physically, and socially. Parent participation is requested in 3K and especially important for Preschoolers to get the most out of their experience. Pilgrim Lutheran also offers a great daycare program. Children enrolled full time in Pilgrim’s daycare program will have their 3k/4k tuition fees waived (registration fees still apply). Space is limited, so enroll early!

Ages: 3 & 4 years old (By September 1st of the School Year)

Offering 3K and 4K

Hours: 3-year-old: Monday, Wednesday, & Friday or Tuesday & Thursday 8:05-11:15 AM; 4-year-old: Monday thru Thursday 8:05-11:15 AM or 11:50-3 PM; Offering Part-Time Mornings, Part-Time Afternoons, Alternating Days

Pilgrim Lutheran Preschool
1731 St. Agnes Drive
Green Bay, WI 54304


The Shepherd's Kids

The Shepherd's Kids

At The Shepherd’s Kids Preschool, we view each child as a celebrated individual that has been created for a purpose and has innate value in our community and world at large.  In order to support their growth and development, we are committed to providing hands-on experiences, creative curriculum, and exciting exploration within each classroom setting. 

Ages: 3 years old +

Offering 3K and 4K

Hours: 3K: Mon/Wed/Fri 8:30-11:00 AM; Mon/Wed 12:30-3:00 PM, Tue/Thur 8:30-11:00 AM or 12:30-3:00 PM; 4K: Monday-Thursday 8:10-11:15 AM or 12:10-3:15 PM

The Shepherd’s Kids
1846 Parkfield Ct
Suamico, WI 54173


Faith Christian Preschool

Faith Christian Preschool

Faith Christian Preschool believes children learn through hands-on discovery, socialization, and active engagement with their environment. The preschool years should be a time of hands-on learning. Being “messy” with art, dancing to fun children’s songs, safety, story-time, colors, shapes, “ABC’s” and learning to get along are all activities that belong in a preschooler’s world. We would love for you to join us! Please call today to learn more at (920) 965-0795 ext 216.

Ages: 3 – 5 years old

Offering 3K and 4K 

Hours: 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM; Offering Part-Time Mornings

Faith Christian Preschool
2335 S Webster Avenue
Green Bay, WI 54301

(920) 965-0795 ext. 216

APPL (Ashwaubenon Preschool and Parent Learning)

APPL - Ashwaubenon Preschool and Parent Learning

APPL offers one class per week that runs for 2 hours. In the first 30 minutes of class, the parents and children participate in PACT time together. The next 90 minutes kids and parents go to two separate rooms. Children attend preschool class while parents participate in a parenting discussion group led by a parent educator. (Siblings under age 2 may attend class with parent.)

Ages: 2 – 5 years old

Offering 2K, 3K, and 4K 

Hours: Part-time, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday mornings from 9:00 – 11:00 am and Thursday evenings from 5:30-7:00 pm

1360 Ponderosa Ave
Green Bay, WI 54313

(920) 492-2925 ext. 6139

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Comprehensive List of Preschool and Childcare Sites in Green Bay

Angels of Hope Preschool (De Pere)

Ashwaubenon Cooperative Preschool 

APPL – Ashwaubenon Preschool & Parent Learning Program 

Bright Beginnings Childcare and Learning Centers Green Bay & West De Pere 

Care for All Ages (West GB) 

Christ Community Church (Bellevue) 

CP Center – Common Paths Early Education and Care 

Creative Kids, LLC (De Pere) 

Cuddle Care (Howard) 

Encompass – Bellin Health Center (Allouez) 

Encompass – Carol B. Bush Center (Downtown GB) 

Encompass – De Pere Center (West De Pere) 

Encompass – Ruth Helf Center (Far West Side GB) 

Encompass – The Cornerstone Center (Near West GB) 

Encompass – The Rosebush Center (Northeast GB) 

Encompass – The Pulaski Center 

Faith Christian Preschool (Allouez) 

First Preschool and Daycare (Downtown GB) 

Genesis Christian Preschool at Calvary Lutheran Church (West GB) 

GRACE – Father Allouez Catholic School 

GRACE – Holy Cross Catholic School 

GRACE – Holy Family Catholic School 

GRACE – Notre Dame School of De Pere 

GRACE – Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School 

GRACE – St Bernard Catholic School 

GRACE – St John Paul II Classical School 

GRACE – St John the Baptist School 

GRACE – St Thomas More Catholic School 

Green Bay Montessori Children’s World 

Innovative Playhouse Inc. (West GB) 

Just 4 Kids Child Care Center on Packerland, Larson Rd, and North Rd (West GB) & Sussex St (East GB) 

Kiddie College Child Care Center (Ashwaubenon) 

Kidz in Motion Childcare (Ashwaubenon) 

KinderCare – Bellevue 

KinderCare – Cormier (Ashwaubenon) 

KinderCare – Green Bay East 

KinderCare – Green Bay West 

KinderCare – Security (Howard) 

KinderCare – Ledgeview  

Little Sprouts Academy (Little Suamico) 

Mayflower Nursery School (Downtown GB) 

Our Savior Lutheran Church and Preschool (East GB) 

Peace Nursery Center at Peace United Methodist Church (East GB)  

Peaceful Beginnings Christian Childcare Center at Peace Lutheran Church (Pittsfield) 

Pilgrim Lutheran School at Pilgrim Lutheran Church (West GB) 

Precious Memories Child Care (East GB) 

Riverside Christian Childcare (De Pere) 

Royal Montessori Academy East & West Green Bay Campus 

Shining Stars Childcare & Education Centers Suamico & Hobart 

St. Joseph School (Ashwaubenon) 

St. Mark Lutheran Preschool (Green Bay, De Pere, Allouez) 

St. Norbert College Children’s Center (De Pere) 

St. Paul Lutheran School (East GB) 

Starting Point (Howard) 

Step Ahead Childcare Center (Howard & De Pere) 

Stepping Stones Child Care (Ashwaubenon) 

TenderHearts Learning Center (Suamico) 

The Big Apple Day Care Center (Howard) 

The Bridge Child Care Center through the Freedom House (West GB) 

The Shepherd’s Kids Preschool (Suamico) 

Tiny Town Childcare Center (Allouez & Suamico) 

You Are My Sunshine (Allouez) 

YWCA Child Care & Learning Center (Downtown GB) 

Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary Oak Learning Center 4K Program 

Comprehensive List of Preschool and Childcare Sites in Appleton

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