Wilmington Preschool


  • Address: 7131 Market Street Wilmington, NC 28411
  • Contact Number: 910-833-1126
  • Licensed Capacity: 199 Children
  • Hours of Care: Monday - Friday, 6:30am - 6:30pm
  • Director/Principal: Danielle Horne
  • Assistant Director/Principal: Monica McLamb

Wilmington Preschool and Child Care

As parents ourselves, we understand that choosing the best educational child care for your child is one of the hardest decisions you have to make. By providing an environment for your child where they can grow and thrive, we are confident that Gateway Academy in Wilmington, North Carolina is the best preschool you can choose.

At the Gateway Academy preschool in Wilmington we integrate the most important elements in any child care or preschool – giving your child a fun educational experience and care from an amazing team of teachers.  Combined, the value our preschool offers is unparalleled.  We extend our school’s value by including nutritious meals and enrichment classes such as Spanish, Sports, and Technology without additional fees.

To give you a better idea about all that our school has to offer we are excited to introduce you to Danielle Horne, our Preschool Director at Gateway Academy in Wilmington, North Carolina.

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This location offers AFTER school only with free transportation from many area schools and exciting activities for your school-age child.

Director Danielle HorneGreetings!

Welcome to Gateway Academy preschool in Wilmington, North Carolina. We are a 4 star school accredited preschool and aim to exceed the the high standards set by the state of North Carolina for child development.  Our amazing school features 11 custom designed classrooms where children have ample space for learning, yet still have a cozy atmosphere that feels like home.

Our preschool curriculum program, Creative Kaleidoscope of Learning, features Zoo-Phonics®, Math Their Way, Baby Signs®, Country and Culture, Spanish and monthly themes around which we plan our Art, Science and Sensory, and Literature programming.

Throughout the year, we offer several opportunities for families to be involved in our school; community yard sales, ice cream socials, spaghetti dinners, parents’ night out and many other special events.

A nutritious breakfast, lunch and afternoon snack are prepared by our wonderful cook and are included in the weekly tuition.

Our Wilmington preschool offers child care and early education programs for children ages six weeks through pre-kindergarten.  Additionally, we have the best After School program in Wilmington including homework help and free transportation from area schools for children kindergarten – 5th grade.

On behalf of all our wonderful teachers, I invite you to stop by our preschool – we would enjoy meeting you and your family!

Danielle Horne
Wilmington Preschool Director

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