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Preschools schedule open houses as registration begins

Posted January 7, 2013
Updated January 16, 2013

Preschool registration begins in the next month or so for the upcoming school year.

That means if you have a child you'd like to send to preschool in September, now is the time to look around and make your picks. Many preschools will fill up by the spring or summer.

Some preschools will have open houses in the next month or so. These and many other preschools also typically offer regular tours for prospective families.

Facebook fans shared the details about some of the upcoming open houses on the Go Ask Mom Facebook page. Here are the details. If you know of others, please include in the comments below or email me and I'll add it. Check our preschool database for a list of dozens of preschools in the region.

  • St. Catherine of Sienna in Wake Forest will have open houses on Jan. 15 and Jan. 31. Check the website for details.
  • All Triangle Goddard School locations have open houses this week. They are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday.
  • Primrose School of West Cary, 2511 Hwy 55 in Cary, will have an open house from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Feb. 7.  For more details, call Charlene Or Tori at 919-363-2700.
  • The Learning Experience in Apex will hold a curriculum night where parents can learn more about the school and classrooms from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Jan. 17.
  • AsheBridge Children's Academy in downtown Cary offers personal tours every morning by appointment. Registration opens to the public on Feb 18.
  • Heartwood Montessori near downtown Cary, which offers programs for toddlers to middle schoolers, will have an open house from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. each day during the week of Feb. 4 to Feb. 9.
  • Little Pros Academy of Morrisville offers tours each day by appointment. Contact Ashley or Nicole at 919-678-8233.
  • Upper Room Christian Academy and Preschool (URCAP) in Raleigh is holding their preschool open house at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday and then once a month through August. Tours also are available daily by appointment. Call Brandy Wooden at 919-829-6226 to schedule.
  • Cary Presbyterian Preschool has several informational tours scheduled this month. The 30-minute tours start at 10 a.m. and are Jan. 10, Jan. 14, Jan. 17, Jan. 23, Jan. 28, Feb. 1 and Feb. 7. Children are welcome. Call the preschool office to schedule a tour at 919-469-2229 or check the website for information.
  • The Children's Place of Macedonia Baptist Church, 7100 Holly Springs Rd. in Raleigh, will hold open houses at 10 a.m., Jan. 8, Jan. 9 and Jan. 10.
  • Triangle Academy Preschool at Kildaire Farm and Penny roads in Cary will have open houses Jan. 23 to Jan. 25, but tours are available any day by appointment.
  • St. Marks UMC Preschool, 4801 Six Forks Rd. in Raleigh, will hold its open house Jan. 23 and 24. Information and tours are always available by contacting the school directly.
  • Montessori Children’s House of Durham, 2800 Pickett Rd., will hold an open house from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., Jan. 13.
  • Millbrook Baptist Preschool, 1519 E. Millbrook Rd. in Raleigh, will hold an open house from 10 a.m. to noon, Jan. 18. The school also will offer a free music and movement class that same day from 10:45 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. The phone number is 919-876-4030. 

For many Durham preschools, check out the Stir Crazy Moms Guide to Durham. They've got a great list on the right side of their blog ... scroll down to see it.


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  • shall6 Jan 25, 3:55 p.m.

    From my inbox:

    First Baptist Weekday Preschool will be enrolling for the 2013-2014 school year on January 31st. There will be a group tour happening on January 31st at 10am for interested families. If you are unable to make it, you may drop by any time during our operating hours M-Th 9:30-1:30 to take a tour as we have an open door policy and welcome you any time! Mention you saw this listing and you can receive a FREE car magnet with enrollment!!!!
    Located at 99 N Salisbury St. Raleigh NC
    Serving ages 1-5
    Contact Crystal Bacon for more info (919) 832-4485 ext 209


  • shall6 Jan 25, 3:54 p.m.

    From my inbox:

    Trinity Presbyterian Preschool is now enrolling for 2013-14. We are scheduling tours on Tuesdays and Thursdays by appointment. Please call 919-805-3593.

    3120 New Hope Rd.
    Raleigh, NC 27604


  • shall6 Jan 16, 8:54 p.m.

    From my inbox:

    Christ the King Early Childhood Center is enrolling now for 2013-2014. If you would like to schedule a guided tour,please contact Phyllis Fuller 919-460-0950 or ctkecc@christthekingcary,org.


  • shall6 Jan 9, 7:16 p.m.

    From my inbox

    Pinewoods Montessori has an open house coming up February 23 from 11am - 1pm.

    109 Millstone Drive
    Hillsborough, NC 27278


  • shall6 Jan 9, 7:15 p.m.

    pss3 - I don't have information about any open houses for Johnston County preschools, but we do have some listed in our preschool database. Find that here:


  • pss3 Jan 9, 3:23 p.m.

    Any Johnston County preschools? I am looking for a preschool for my son, he will be 3 in November and is advanced for his age.

  • shall6 Jan 8, 8:12 p.m.

    Another from my inbox:

    Primrose School of Hilburn and Primrose School of North Raleigh are hosting open Open Houses February 21 10:00am-12:00pm and 6:00pm-7:00pm. Tours available daily by appointment.
    Primrose School of Hilburn
    6941 Hilburn Drive in Raleigh
    Primrose School of North Raliegh
    8521 Falls of Neuse Road in North Raleigh


  • treefrognc Jan 8, 4:33 p.m.

    Beth Meyer Preschool is having an open house Jan 13th from 10 - 1. A chance to meet the teachers, explore the classrooms, and learn more about their program. for more information about our Preschool.

  • shall6 Jan 8, 12:23 p.m.

    from my inbox:

    St. Francis UMC Preschool in Cary will host a public registration for the 2013-14 school year on January 29 at 9:30am. Daily tours of the preschool are available by appointment. For more information, please contact Kathryn at or visit


  • shall6 Jan 8, 11:22 a.m.

    Another one from my inbox:

    Woodhaven Weekday Preschool will have an open house on Jan. 15, 16 and 17 at 10 a.m. Please check website for additional information.