Preschool and Kindergarten

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Faith Baptist Church School

This school offers both a Preschool and Mother's Day Out christian based learning program,  for children 3-5 years of age.  The school offers a 3 day preschool program or a 5 day pre-K program. Visit the website for details and registration paperwork. Lichtenbrucherstrasse 17, 67661 Kaiserslautern. Tel: 0631-318750

Children's Learning Academy

This school offers a range of full and part-time programs including a Mom's Day Out (12 months +), Transition (2 years), Preschool (3 years), and Pre-Kindergarten (4 years).  They also offer before and after school care for children (5-10 years) registered in their programs or at the DoDDS Ramstein schools.  Limited care during winter and spring break is also possible.  Contact the school for details.  Siedlung 19b, 67686 Mackenbach. Tel: 06374-9942864. Email:

ABC Montessori

A Brighter Child Montessori offers programs for children Preschool through Kindergarten (3-6 years of age).  In this Montessori school, the children will learn concepts spontaneously as they work independently with the many materials in the environment. There is a half day, 3 day, and full day program.  See website or contact school for details.  Buchholzstraße 53, 66892 Bruchmühlbach-Miesau. Tel: 06372-624-2268 or 1523-174-9858. Email:

International School Westpfalz-Ramstein

The International School Westpfalz offers a primary years program, which begins at age 4.  They provide students a secure, welcoming, international environment that promotes academic learning as well as great personal growth. Contact the school directly for details.  Marktstrasse 37, 66877 Ramstein.  Tel: 06371 999 4810. Email:

Agape International Academy

AGAPE International Academy's mission is to provide a nurturing environment offering quality education supported by a strong foundation in Christian values to equip students in becoming effective leaders serving God, their families, and to positively impact their communities and the world. The school offers a pre-K program for both 3 and 4 year olds, in addition to K-7th grade.  Contact the school directly for details.  Am Lanzenbusch 7, 66877 Ramstein-Miesenbach. Tel: 06371 46 3440. Email:

St. David's Primary School

St David's School offers a British Education, with an international twist, to children between 3 and 11 years of age in Ramstein. This values based school aims to educate the "whole person". Students are encouraged to develop lively and inquiring minds, a sense of self-esteem , and discipline.  For details, contact St. David's Primary directly.  School is located in Ramstein.  They request you contact them for the address prior to visiting.  Tel: 06371 42717 Email:

 Village Kindergartens

You can request a spot in your local Kindergarten, but obtaining a place may be difficult.  German kindergartens generally enroll children between 2 and 5 years of age. Different villages have different policies on enrolling Americans, so speak with your village Kindergarten directly.

On Base

Sure Start


Sure Start is an early intervention program for families in our school community with priority given to children whose sponsor’s rank is in the E1 to E4 or GS1 to GS4 or *Non Appropriated Fund (NAF), NAF1 or NAF2 range, living and working at military installations overseas.  Children must be 4 years of age by 1 September in the school year in which they enroll. Contact the elementary school for more information and application procedures. 

Kaiserslautern Elementary School: 0611-143-545-1400

Vogelweh Elementary School: 0611-143-545-1475

Ramstein Elementary School: 06371-47-3996

Landstuhl Elementary School: 0611-143-545-170

Strong Beginnings

Landstuhl CDC 1 offers Strong Beginnings, which is a 3 hour/day program 5 days per week that provides school readiness skills for children turning 4 years by 1 September.  Landstuhl Post. Bldg. 93802. 06371-86-7350 or 06371-86-8254

Child Development Centers

The CDCs offer full time and hourly services for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years old.  Ramstein CDC: 06371 47 6011. Vogelweh (bldg 1029): 0631 536 6372.  Vogelweh (bldg 1030) 0631 536 7419

Family Child Care

Family Child Care (FCC) is an alternative to the CDC for child care. FCC providers are independent business operators and work under their own contracts with the parents of the children they care for. There are FCC providers on Ramstein and Vogelweh as well as several affiliated providers in surrounding villages. Tel: 06371 405 7420 or 06371 405 7421