We don't mold children, we reveal them

Paradise Place Preschool grows better humans every Day!

We don't mold children, we reveal them

Paradise Place Preschool grows better humans everyday!

Preschool & Childcare Center Serving Crested Butte, CO

We take your child's health seriously!

We safeguard your child's health, here's how:

You can count on us to emphasize social emotional development as paramount

Our teachers embrace the Pyramid Plus Model to promote social and emotional development through a collaborative professional development system.
We empower your children through the Reggio Emilio philosophy valuing “the child as  strong,  capable  and  resilient”. 

You can count on us for a safe and secure environment

We pride ourselves on providing the lowest teacher to student ratios in the valley, giving your child the individualized attention they deserve.
Paradise is the only school in Crested Butte with secured entry-points accessible by pin code, security cameras and individual digital sign-in/out codes.

You can count on us for differentiated extracurricular activities

Unique programming such as Spanish, Music, Art, and Yoga are taught by professional instructors on a weekly basis and included in your tuition!
Educational Field Trips promote learning in our community and out of the classroom.
Children’s imaginations engage with nature in our very own student-planted garden.

You can count on us for individualized evaluations

Your unique child will receive his or her very own learning plan customized to your goals and their developmental milestones.
We use Teaching Strategies Gold Assessments, an authentic, ongoing, observation-based assessment system, to focus on what matters most for your child’s success.
Kindergarten readiness is a priority. We work closely with Crested Butte Community School teachers and use an assessment system that will carry over to Kindergarten giving your child and their teacher an advanced start to furthering your child’s knowledge.

You can count on us For Communication


Watch your child’s day unfold with snapshots delivered to your mobile device.

Stay connected

Stay in touch with your teacher and strengthen school learning with activities at home.

Digital check-in

Easy digital check-in with personal passcodes. Add approved adults to pick up your child, and see when your child is checked in or out.

Paperless billing

Digital payments directly from your bank account or credit/debit card. Paperless invoices and email receipts.

Your child's community

Invite grandparents, nannies, and friends – with control over what they can do and see on brightwheel.

You can count on us for Availability

Get care when you need it

With HoppingIn, you can book daycare on demand:

  • Browse daycare availability
  • Book the spot you need

You can select half-days or full days, and reserve them up to a month in advance.

If there is no vacancy, we’ll add you to a waitlist and let you know as soon as the spot is available.

Get money back when your child is absent

If your child is absent from daycare, don’t worry about tuition.

Report the absence with HoppingIn and get a cut of the sale if the spot is rebooked.

Paradise is Committed to Credentialing our Excellence

Yes, We Offer Tuition Support Options

read what our parents have to say

She absolutely loves it, which for us, says everything.

Allison and Andrea are master teachers and take great care to create a loving atmosphere for the children. I cannot recommend Paradise Place Preschool enough!

Our child really enjoys coming to Paradise.

The teachers in all classrooms are supportive and attentive. A perfect balance of play and structure for our daughter.

We've had a great experience so far at PP! My daughter loves her teacher Ms. Gywn.

We are happy with the teachers and the school, keep up the good work!

Paradise was a welcomed breath of fresh air

They are loving, attentive and I know have the best interest in my son. I have highly recommended them to numerous other families and friends because of our exceptional experience.

Our son has a great time at Paradise Place, we have seen so much learning and growing!

Great staff and fun activities for the kids! Highly recommend Paradise Place!

We are so happy to have found Paradise Place Preschool.

Our daughter loves coming to school and learning new things, which is creating a strong foundation for enthusiasm for her education.

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