Preschools

First United Methodist Preschool

121 North 6th Street
785-776-7030 or e-mail solsen@fumcmanhattan.com 
Susan Olsen, Director

Hours and services
  • MWF 9 to 11:30 a.m., 4 to 5 years
    MWF 12:45 to 3:15 p.m., 4 to 5 years
    TTH 9 to 11:30 a.m., 3 years
    TTH 12:45 to 3:15 p.m., 3½ to 4 years
    M to F  12:45 to 3:15 p.m., 4½ to 5 years
  • Licensed: 69
    Preschool classes: 3 to 5 years
  • Snack provided
  • Children’s day out: 12 months to pre-k
    Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday 9:15 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Special features
  • Christian-based curriculum
  • Experienced teachers
  • Small classes (8-12 students and 2 teachers)
  • Financial aid scholarships available
  • Program offered during school year (September to May)

Manhattan/Ogden USD #383

Four Year Old Preschool

2600 Kimball Avenue
785-587-2830 to see if your child qualifies
Shelley Asitrup, Principal 
Kristie Butler, Assistant Principal
Please contact us to see if your child qualifies 

Hours and services 
  • 7 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., daycare
    8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., preschool
    3:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., daycare
  • Breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snack provided
Special features
  • Special needs children
  • ESL

St. Lukes Preschool

330  Sunset Avenue
785-539-2604
Kathy Meyer, Director

Hours and services
  • MWF 9 to 11:30 a.m., 4 to 5 years
    TTH 9 to 11:30 a.m., 3 years
    TTH 12:30 to 3 p.m., 3 years
    MW 12:30 to 3 p.m., 4 years
  • 3 to 5 years
    Licensed: 23      
  • Snack provided
Special features
  • Christian education
  • Field trips
  • Highly trained staff

Trinity Community Preschool

1110 College Avenue
785-539-3921
Susan Houtz, Director

Hours and services
  • MWF 9 to 11:30 a.m., 4 to 5 years
    TTH 9 to 11:30 a.m., 3 years
  • 3 to 5 years
    Licensed: 40
  • Snack provided
 Special features
  • Mid-September to Mid-May
  • Planned preschool program
  • Small classes 12 to 14 per class
  • Highly trained professional teachers
  • Established in 1964
  • Child-centered preschool program
  • Large fenced playground area
  • Special guest lectures

Panda Preschool

785-587-2020
Larry Liotta, Program Administrator 

Hours and services
  • Half or all day
    8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.
  • 3-5 years
Special features
  • Accommodates students with special needs
  • Special education teachers

Manhattan Catholic Schools

Pre-Kindergarten
306 South Juliette
785-565-5050 or e-mail lroggenkamp@mcscardinals.org
Linda Roggenkamp, Director

Hours and services
  • 7:42 to 10:43a.m., 11:4to 2:43 p.m.
  • Full day and second class forthcoming
  • 4 years by August 31
    Licensed: 12
  • Lunch and snack provided
Special features
  • Certified preschool curriculum

BEBE Language Academy,

2605 Allison Avenue

785-320-7101 or e-mail bebelearning@me.com

Marisol Apodaca, Director

Hours and services
  • 7.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.
  • Preschool classes: 2 ½ to 5 years old
  • Licensed: 26
  • Snack provided, lunch available
Special Features
  • Bilingual preschool – Spanish Immersion program
  • Small classes of 10 – 14 students per class
  • First aid/ CPR Certified teachers
  • Full year program available