Moving to a new city is one of life’s most stressful events.  If you are moving with children, finding the right school and child care is vital to the transition of the move.  One of the most asked questions is, How do I find quality child care?  There are several different options for child care in the Denver Metro area.  Your family can choose between an in home day care provider or enroll your child into a child care/preschool facility.

According to, below are 20 of the top rated day care facilities in the Denver Metro area.

  1. iKid Academy 303.680.4543 – Serves Aurora and surrounding areas
  2. Iliff Preschool, Kindergarten and School Age Summer Camp 303.757.3551 – Southeast area
  3. Crestmoor Learning Center 303.321.1655 – Southeast Denver
  4. Prestige Pre-School Academy 303.307.9077 – Stapleton
  5. Shailee’s Sunbeams 303.693.1073 – Aurora
  6. The Goddard School 303.355.0982 – Northeast Denver
  7. Primrose School at the Denver Tech Center 303.993.3665 – Denver Tech Center
  8. Bethany Early Childhood Center 303.758.0266 – Denver
  9. Auraria Early Learning Center 303.556.3188 – Downtown Denver
  10. Children’s Center at Park Hill 303.333.1335 – Park Hill, Denver
  11. Enrichment Cottage Development Center 303.322.3004 – Northeast Denver
  12. Margery Reed Day Care Center 303.308.1420 – Five Points, Denver
  13. Highlands Academy 720.855.3900 – Highlands, Denver
  14. Sunflower Hill Child Care 303.489.2985 – Southeast Denver
  15. Three Bears Learning Center 303.369.6464 – Denver
  16. Lakewood Learning Center 303.237.0917 – Lakewood
  17. Primrose School at Stapleton 303.322.7200 – Stapleton, Denver
  18. First Step Infant and Toddler Center 303.755.5886 – Aurora
  19. Sewall Child Development Center 303.399.1800 – Congress Park, Denver
  20. Child Enrichment Center 303.777.7723 – Southeast Denver

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Research More Options

The Colorado Department of Human Services offers a service through Colorado Shines, where new comers can research state licensed child care.  Centers listed on this site must meet health and safety standards as mandated by the state.