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Countryside Montessori Preschool maintains the rigorous standards of excellence set by the Wisconsin State licensing and the Department of Children and Families, City of Madison Childcare Accreditation, and Young Star.

State licensed and regulated by the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families.

City of Madison Accreditation.


The Standards are designed to promote the optimal development of the child. These Standards go far beyond the mandatory licensing regulations that enforce basic requirements to protect the health and safety of children. The Child Care Center Accreditation Standards are used in Madison Accredited early care and education programs.

YoungStar Child Care Rating Program.


YoungStar is a program of the Department of Children and Families created to improve the quality of child care for Wisconsin children. Countryside Montessori Preschool has the highest YoungStar rating possible!

About YoungStar:
* Evaluates and rates the quality of care given by child care providers

* Helps parents choose the best child care for their kids

* Supports providers with tools and training to deliver high quality early care

* Sets a consistent standard for child care quality

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