Other Child Care Options

Many child care centers and home-based providers are located thoughout San Diego County. The information below is intended to assist you in selecting a program that will meet your needs. Contact providers directly.

NAEYC Accredited Centers

Program Name Address Phone Ages
Bethlehem Community Early Childhood Center 925 Balour Drive
Encinitas 92024
(760) 753-4780 2-5 years
Bonita Learning Academy 3368 Bonita Road
Chula Vista 91910
(619) 422-1777 3-5 years
Bright Horizons 3720 Arroyo Sorrento Road
San Diego 92130
(858) 509-0419 3-5 years
475 West Broadway
San Diego 92101
(619) 557-3431
6090 Santo Road
San Diego 92124
(858) 467-1800
Center for Children and Families at CSUSM 453 La Moree Rd
San Marcos 92078
(760) 750-8750 6 weeks to 5 years
Child Development Associates, Inc. 3950 Byrd Street*
San Diego 92154
(619) 690-0147 3-5 years
2200 E Avenue
National City 91950
(619) 477-9602
Chollas Heights Child Development Center 6205 College Grove Way
San Diego 92115
(619) 265-2115 6 weeks to 5 years
Discovery Charter Preschool 1100 Camino Biscay
Chula Vista 91910
(619) 656-0797 3-5 years
Early Explorations Managed by Bright Horizons 1430 Amargosa Drive
Encinitas 92024
(877) 642-4532 3-5 years
East County Christian Preschool 10701 North Magnolia Avenue
Santee 92071
(619) 258-2029 2-5 years
FAA Merry Go Around Child Development Center 9175 Kearny Villa Road
San Diego 92126
(858) 536-1008 6 weeks to 6 years
First Presbyterian Preschool 2001 El Camino Real
Oceanside 92054
(760) 757-5120 2-4 years
Hope Christian Preschool 16550 Bernardo Heights Parkway
San Diego 92128
(858) 485-5896 3-5 years
Kids' Care Club 10414 Craftsman Way
San Diego 92127
(858) 675-7000 6 weeks to 5 years
9995 Carmel Mountain Road #B8
San Diego 92129
(858) 538-5437
KinderCare Learning Center 11290 Paseo Montanoso
San Diego 92127
(858) 672-1200 6 weeks to 12 years
2354 Fenton Street
Chula Vista 91914
(619) 656-9853 6 weeks to 12 years
6150 Agee Street, San Diego 92122 (858) 453-7530 6 weeks to 12 years
La Costa Valley Preschool and Kindergarten 2276 Calle Barcelona
Carlsbad 92009
(760) 436-2797 3-5 years
La Jolla Children's Learning Lab 10068 Pacific Heights Blvd
San Diego 92121
(858) 546-9115 6 weeks to 5 years
La Jolla Presbyterian Church Preschool 7715 Draper Avenue
La Jolla 92037
(858) 454-2677 2-5 years
La Petite Academy 10050 Carmel Mountain Road
San Diego 92129
(877) 543-0727 infant to 5 years
MCCS-MCAS Miramar Part Day Preschool 2700 Moore Avenue
San Diego 92126
(858) 577-4136 6 weeks to 5 years
Miramar College Child Development Center 10440 Black Mountain Road
San Diego 92126
(619) 388-7851 2-5 years
Montessori School of Oceanside 3525 Cannon Road
Oceanside 92056
(760) 941-3883 5-12 years
Naval Child Care Centers Multiple locations and services    6 weeks to 5 years
Penasquitos Christian Preschool 14484 Penasquitos Drive
San Diego 92129
(858) 672-9353 2-5 years
Rancho Bernardo Community Presbyterian Church Preschool 17010 Pomerado Road
San Diego 92128
(858) 487-0824 2-5 years
Southwestern College Child Development Center 900 Otay Lakes Road, Building 2000
Chula Vista 91910
(619) 216-6695 2-5 years
Together We Grow 5055 Viewridge Avenue
San Diego 92123
(858) 751-0506  
University City United Church Preschool 2877 Governor Drive
San Diego 92122
(858) 455-0336 2-5 year

*Programs offer state or federal subsidies

Local Childhood Centers

Program Name Address Phone Ages
All Saints Nursery School 6355 Radcliff Dr. San Diego 92122 (858) 453-5340 2-5 years
Beth Montessori 8660 Gilman Drive, La Jolla 92037 (858) 452-3030 9 months to 6 years
Bill & Sid Rubin Jewish Preschool 9001 Towne Centre Drive, San Diego 92122 (858) 900-2501 18 months to 5 years
The Children's School 2225 Torrey Pines Lane, La Jolla 92037 (858) 454-0184 18 months to 14 years
Child Development Associates* 180 Otay Lakes Rd. Suite 300, Bonita 91902 (619) 427-4411 3-5 years
Child-Time 8111 New Salem St., San Diego, CA 92126 (844) 299-4659 3 months to 5 years
Del Mar Hills Nursery School 13692 Mango Drive, Del Mar (858) 755-8338 2.5-6 years
Eastgate Christian School 4377 Eastgate Mall, University Town Center (858) 558-9020 2-5 years
Educational Enrichment Systems Child Development Center* 6960 Linda Vista Road San Diego, CA 92111 (858) 278-2457 18 months to 5 years
Gillispie School 7380 Girard Avenue, La Jolla (858) 459-3773 2-12 years
Gluck Child Care Center 10660 John Jay Hopkins Dr, San Diego, CA 92121 (858) 455-5220 3 months to 5 years
Grow With Me Learning Center 4178 Vista Grande Dr., San Diego 92115 (619) 957-3430 6 months to 5 years
Hanna Fenichel Center for Child Development 336-340 North Acacia Ave. Solana Beach 92075 (858) 755-0860 18 months to 5 years
JCC- Nierman Preschool, Glickman Galinson Early Childhood Education Complex 4126 Executive Drive, La Jolla 92037 (858) 457-3030 9 months to 4 years
La Jolla Country Day School 9490 Genesee Avenue, La Jolla 92037 (858) 453-3440 3-18 years
La Jolla Preschool Academy 6580 Soledad Mountain Road, La Jolla (858) 454-8019 2 months to 5 years
La Jolla United Methodist Church Nursery School 6063 La Jolla Blvd, La Jolla 92037 (858) 454-1418 2-5 years
Lifetime Montessori 14727 Camino de la Luna, SD 92127 (858) 759-0631 18 months to 12 years
Lighthouse Early Childhood Center 5055 Governor Dr. San Diego 92122 (858) 292-8253 2-5 years
Los Altos Child Development Center 1201 Turquoise St. San Diego 92109 (858) 483-0111 2-13 years
Mesa Community College* 7250 Mesa College Drive, San Diego 92111 (619) 388-2812 3-5 years
Montessori School of La Jolla 6540 Soledad Mountain Rd., La Jolla 92037 (858) 454-5199 18 months to 6 years
San Diego Cooperative Preschool 4190 Front St., San Diego, CA 92103 (619) 692-3660 3-5 years
San Diego Jewish Academy 11860 Carmel Creek Road, San Diego 92130 (858) 704-3700 6 weeks to 5 years
San Diego Miramar College 10440 Black Mountain Road Suite F-200, San Diego 92126 (619) 388-7800 2-5 years
Sandy Hill Nursery School 1036 Solana Dr,. Solana Beach 92075 (858) 481-1378 2-5 years
Santa Fe Montessori School 1010 Solana Dr., Del Mar 92014 (858) 207-6474 3 months to 12 years
Solana Beach Presbyterian Pre-School 120 Stevens Ave., Solana Beach 92075 (858) 509-2580 2.5-5 years
Sorrento Valley Children's Center 4050 Sorrento Valley Blvd. Suite A. San Diego 92121 (858) 457-3301 2.5-5 years
YMCA La Jolla Preschool* 8355 Cliffridge Ave., La Jolla, CA 92037 (858) 453-3483 3-5 years

*Programs offer state or federal subsidies

Home-Based Care Providers

Name Phone Location License# Ages Language
Jody Assadian (858) 270-7305 San Diego, 92117 376613245 0-6 years Farsi
Brisa's Child Care* (619) 588-8069 Cajon Valley      
Jan Callahan (760) 942-9530 Encinitas, 92024 372010433 0-5 years English
Casa de Amparo* (760) 453-2300 Oceanside      
Asmara Farooqi (858) 279-7171 San Diego, 92111 376618471 0-13 years Pakistani
Olga Feinstein (619) 460-3273 San Diego, 92114 376612172 2-5 years Russian
Lucimar Franklin (858) 279-7115 San Diego, 92123 372011037 0-12 years Spanish, Portuguese
Fuentes Day Care* (619) 423-2066 San Ysidro      
Gladys Zavala Family Child Care* (619) 474-7384 National City      
Christiane Guimbuth (858) 699-3952 La Jolla, 92037 376621058 0-4 years English
Doris Hayden (760) 943-7143 Encinitas, 92024 376621086 0-4 years English
Idalia's Day Care* (619) 656-7902 Chula Vista      
Little Heaven Family Child Care* (619) 426-1513 Chula Vista      
Little Horsey Child Care (760) 330-7911   376624819    
Mary Lyakov (858) 717-1574 San Diego, 92130 376619910 0-2 years English
Sonia Macdonald (619) 777-0331 San Diego, 92144 376621631 0-10 years English, Spanish
Maricela's Day Care* (760) 755-7437 Escondido      
Brenda O'Brien (858) 546-8211 San Diego, 92122 372012256 2.5-5 years English
Samantha Otte (760) 740-0706 Escondido, 92029 376615925 0-7 years English
Sandra Salvador (858) 558-0747 San Diego, 92122 376604047 0-6 years English, Spanish
Silvia's Day Care* (760) 745-7409 Escondido      
Eric & Jamie Watson (760) 720-3839 Carlsbad, 92008 376612912 8 months to 5 years English
Zhila Zaboori (760) 729-1126 Carlsbad, 92018 376611344 English

*Part of the First 5 San Diego Quality Preschool Initiative Directory

Search for more Licensed home-based child care providers at California Department of Social Services.