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Children First – Venice

Children First Inc., is a non-profit organization that serves Sarasota County’s most vulnerable children, birth to five years of age, and their families. Our ratios are low and our staff is highly educated. Most have a degree or are in the process of obtaining their degree in Early Childhood Education.

3 Stars

Christ Methodist Child Development Center was established in 1990 in recognition of the need for a safe, loving and fun learning environment for children. We believe in the individual rights of children and learning through hands-on-experience.

3 Stars

Epiphany Early Childhood Center

Located on downtown Venice Island, our preschool is an integral part of Epiphany Cathedral School serving prekindergarten – 8th grade. It is an accredited National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. Our focus is faith, literacy and character education. Teachers hold bachelors degrees, masters degrees and are State of Florida certified.

4 Stars

Grace United Methodist Preschool

Grace Preschool is an Accredited, Gold Seal, Top Rated school; Serving children 12 Months-5 Years/VPK. With our dedicated and experienced team of educators, well designed classrooms, and large age-appropriate playgrounds, parents can be confident they’ve chosen an excellent school to meet their needs.

5+ Stars

Happy Hearts Early Learning Center

3 Stars

Lakeside Lutheran Preschool offers: Chapel Creative Curriculum, fall/spring parent checkpoints. Year round programs; closed 10-12 days per year. VPK classes. Lakeside Lutheran Preschool serves: Children from the age of 12 months to 5 years. Open from 6:30 am-6:00 pm.

3 Stars

Shamrock Preschool Child Care Center

4 Stars

Sky Family YMCA Venice

YMCA programs provide caring role models and age appropriate experiences that nurture children’s growth, encourage positive behavior and help develop a strong sense of right and wrong. We use a learning center approach that engages children in developmentally appropriate experiences through PLAY, emphasizing the four key developmental areas: cognitive, social, emotional, and physical.

2 Stars

St. Mark’s Preschool

St. Mark’s Preschool provides nurturing care and educational learning for children 9 weeks – 5 years in the preschool plus before/afterschool care for children in Kindergarten- 5th grade. Additionally we enroll 4 year olds in free VPK (voluntary PreKindergarten) classes. We are family focused, offering fulltime and part-time openings year round.

4.5 Stars

Venice Christian School, P S, Inc

AVCS ranges from PreK – 12th grade. We offer before and after school programs. We are an accelerated school with a strong emphasis on academics and Christian “training for eternity”. Our centers based preschool offers a range of enrollment choices as is fully accredited through ACSI. Parent involvement is highly encouraged.

4 Stars

We are a Christian Preschool that takes pride in making our families feel like family. We emphasize low student/teacher ratios to ensure individual attention. Our U.M.A.P. and Gold Seal accredited program offers our 2 through 5 year old children full, part time, or V.P.K. enrollment with flexible schedules.

4.5 Stars