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Pre-K at Bryn Mawr

At Bryn Mawr, we know that children learn best through meaningful play that encourages each child’s natural sense of wonder. We have a proud history in early childhood education and a clear understanding of how young children grow and learn to discover their own unique voices.

With two pre-kindergarten options at Bryn Mawr, we are able to guide children on a path of discovery and learning that is best suited to their individual learning styles and interests.

Explore the options for your child

Places & Spaces

Bryn Mawr’s beautiful 27-acre wooded campus in the heart of the Roland Park neighborhood includes:
  • Outdoor classrooms, trails and a butterfly garden
  • Lower School Creation Station
  • Bright, engaging classrooms and lively playgrounds
  • Dedicated Lower School Science Center, which incorporates a greenhouse, animal habitats, an aquarium and a “DNA molecule” playground

Special Event

Projected 2021 Schedule

7:25 - 8:00 Arrival
8:00 - 8:30 Morning Activity/Free Choice
8:30 - 9:00 Outside Play
9:00 - 9:30 Morning Meeting
9:30 - 9:45 Snack
9:45 - 10:30 Literacy/Art/Exploration
10:30 - 11:00 Special*
11:00 - 11:20 Clean Up/Story
11:20 - 11:50 LUNCH
11:50 - 12:30 Outside Play
12:30 - 1:30 Math/Science/Exploration
1:30 - 2:30 Rest/Quiet Time
2:30 - 2:45 Clean Up/Pack Up
2:45 - 3:00 Closing Circle
3:00 Dismissal

*Specials include physical education, library, music, world languages, values education and time in the Lower School Creation Station.

Extended Day programming is available after 3:00 p.m. Click here for more details.


For questions about the Lower School Pre-K, please contact Kathie Wachs, '90, Assistant Director of Admission.

For questions about the Little School 4s and 5s, contact Gwen Nkwanyuo, Associate Director, Little School.

To apply for Lower School pre-kindergarten, applicants must be three years old by September 1, 2021.