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You can use our maps to locate a preschool for your 3- or 4-year-old child. Additionally, many of the child care programs displayed on our maps serve younger children.

First Time Users:
A free Autodesk MapGuideŽ Viewer (1.3 MB) will be automatically downloaded to your computer. If you experience difficulty with the automatic download, click here.

First, either choose a zip code or select the school district in which you live and click "Go" to get a map of the particular area that you want to see. You may want to choose the zip code in which you work, the zip code in which you live, or anywhere in between to see all of the potential options that are available for your child.

Search by zip code:
Search by Independent School District (ISD):

Once the map appears on the next page, you can "turn on" or "turn off" child care programs, prekindergarten programs, and Head Start programs by clicking on the links. Then, just rollover the symbols on the map to obtain contact information that you can use to contact the preschool provider and see if they have a time for you to visit the program and space available for your child. Be sure to ask lots of questions before you choose a preschool program for your young child to make sure that they will be in a healthy, safe, loving, and learning environment.

Choosing a good preschool program for your child can help make sure that she or he starts school ready to succeed. You can also do many things at home with your child to help prepare them for success in school. Click here to learn more about the importance of your child's development in the first six years of life.

Clicking on the tutorial to the right will walk you through the steps you need to get going if you have any further questions.

Depending on your income you may qualify for particular preschool programs. Click here to see eligibility requirements for preschool programs.

Autodesk MapGuideŽ Viewer Downloads:
If you experienced difficulty with the automatic download, manually download and install the viewer for Microsoft Internet Explorer® by clicking here.   You may be asked to restart your computer.
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PRESCHOOL FOR ALL: 3800 Buffalo Speedway, Suite 300, Houston, TX 77098    Phone: 713.600.1198   Fax:713.600.1298