2024 Ultimate Guide to Birmingham Private Schools, Daycares, and Childcare Programs

Birmingham Private Schools, Daycares, and Childcare Programs

Welcome to The 2024 Ultimate Guide to Birmingham Private Schools, Daycares, and Childcare Programs! Here is a list of Private Schools, preschools, kindergartens, and daycares throughout Birmingham, Alabama. 

Private Schools & Programs by Area

Ardent Preschool & Daycare

Birmingham Preschools, Birmingham Daycares

At Ardent Preschool & Daycare, we want the early learning years to be an experience that truly delights both parents and their children. We commit to pursuing excellence in all areas so that the years spent with us are an investment in which parents cannot afford to miss. We don’t want to just see children grow, we want to see them thrive! At Ardent, our desire to continually set standards and exceed expectations sets the stage for a childcare experience that families want to be a part of! We would love to have your family join us! Our centers cater to families with children as young as 6 weeks to 6 years old, with the added option of a premier private kindergarten program.

205-396-1250 Greystone
205-834-9190 Patchwork Farms Vestavia
205-733-5437 Trace Crossings
205-444-5437 Valleydale

Greystone: 6801 Tattersall Way, Hoover
Patchwork Farms: 3030 Healthy Way, Vestavia Hills
Trace Crossings: 5390 Magnolia Trace, Hoover
Valleydale: 25 Southlake Lane, Birmingham

Advent Episcopal School

Birmingham Private Schools

The word “advent” denotes a beginning, and that’s Advent’s focus – building a strong foundation for a lifetime of adventure and curiosity. Advent offers an accelerated education for students ages three through 8th grade in the heart of downtown Birmingham. The combination of Advent’s enriching academics and nurturing, Christian environment prepares students for lives of continued learning, leadership, and service to others.

2019 6th Avenue North

Birmingham, AL 35203

Highlands School

Birmingham Private Schools

Ranked as one of the country’s 50 Best Private Elementary schools, Highlands School is an independent private school serving infants through 8th grade. We are distinguished by our diverse community and our commitment to academic excellence, creative expression, and leadership development. Highlands prepares and motivates students to thrive and make positive differences in a constantly-changing, global world.

4901 Old Leeds Road

Birmingham, AL 35223


Ardent Preschool and Daycare Valleydale [Preferred Partner]

Evangel Classical School (Preschool through 12th grade)

Kingwood Christian Child Development Center (8 weeks to K4)

River and Cape Montessori (6 weeks to 6 years old)

Vinehouse Nursery (birth to 4 years old)

Westwood Weekday Education Ministry (MDO and Kindergarten)

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Bessemer Academy (K3 through 12th grade)

Beulah Baptist Christian School (Day Care through Junior High)

Brooklane Baptist Academy (Kindergarten through High School)

Heritage Christian Academy (Kindergarten to 12th grade)

Legacy YMCA (Children 3 to 5 years)

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Alabama Waldorf School (18 months to 7th Grade)

Cohn Early Childhood Learning Center at The Levite Jewish Community Center (Infants through Pre-k)

Preschool Partners (Ages 2 to 5)

St. Francis Xavier School (K4 through 8th Grade)

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Advent Episcopal School (JPK through Grade 8) (Preferred Vendor)

The Altamont School (Middle School and Upper School)

Cornerstone Schools of Alabama (K4 through 12th grade)

Foundations Early Learning and Family Center

Harris Early Learning Center (6 weeks to 5 years)

Independent Presbyterian Church Day School (6 months through 5 years)

Metropolitan Day School (12 months to 5 years)

Red Mountain Community School (K through 12th grade)

Restoration Academy (Elementary through High School)

Saint Rose Academy (Pre-K to 8th grade)

Urban Community Montessori

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Helena / Pelham

Mountain Brook

Ardent Preschool and Daycare at Patchwork Farms [Preferred Partner]

Highlands School (Infants through 8th grade) [Preferred Partner]

Brookwood Baptist Church Early Childhood Center (Infant to TK)

Canterbury Day School (6 months to 5 years old)

Mountain Brook Baptist Early Learning Center (ELC) (6 weeks to 5K)

Mountain Brook Community Church MDO and Preschool (3 months to 5 years old)

Mountain Brook Presbyterian Preschool (Infants to Pre-K)

Saint Stephen’s Preschool (MDO, Preschool, and 5K)

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North of Birmingham

Child Enrichment Center (CEC) (Hope Church)

Gardendale Christian Academy (K5 to 5th grade)

Tabernacle Christian School (Infants through 12th grade)

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Vestavia Hills

Ardent Preschool and Daycare at Patchwork Farms [Preferred Partner]

Ascension Episcopal Kindergarten and Preschool 

Briarwood Christian School (Preschool through 12th grade)

Cahaba Heights UMC Mother’s Day Out

God’s House Kindergarten and Daycare (2 to 5 years old)

Lakeside Baptist Church Weekday Education (6 months to 4K)

Primrose School at Liberty Park (Infant to Pre-Kindergarten and After-School Care)

Rocky Ridge Learning Center (6 weeks to 6 years old)

Saint Mark United Methodist Church Early Learning Center 

Shades Mountain Baptist Church Early Learning Center (8 months old through Kindergarten)

Southminster Day School (K4 through 5th grade)

Vestavia Day School (Vestavia United Methodist Church) (Newborn to Kindergarten, after school care through 5th grade)

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Clearly Kids (6 weeks to 5K)

Faith Community Christian School (Kindergarten through High School)

Faith Lutheran Preschool (2 to 4 years old)

FBCT Weekday Early Education Center (WEE Center) (3 months to 5 years old)

Heritage Preschool of Trussville (Infants to Kindergarten)

Jefferson Christian Academy (K4 through 12th Grade)

Noah’s Park (6 weeks through 4K)

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