Epworth Preschool

Located in Durham, NC, Epworth Preschool offers a variety of play-based learning programs for children ages 1-PreK.

Epworth Preschool is a community of children, teachers and parents where children’s cognitive, emotional, social, and physical growth is fostered in developmentally appropriate ways. We believe that preschool children learn best through play and when they are fully and actively engaged in open-ended exploration. Our goal is to foster the cognitive, emotional, and social development of the child in

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Did you know? Epworth Preschool opened in 1958 as a kindergarten with 2 staff members and 18 students. To meet the growing needs of the school and the church’s children’s programs, the Education Building (Preschool Building #1) was completed in 1961.

We are excited to celebrate 65 years of Epworth Preschool with a Fundraiser for Capital Improvements. Thanks to some very generous supporters, we have received nearly $40k in donations! With your help, we can reach $65,000 to revive our playground and make our spaces more sustainable.


Photos from Epworth Preschool's post 03/07/2024

Peculiar sights, fun projects, crazy outfits galore...it was a Wacky Wednesday for sure!


We recently added some new equipment to our Little Playground, and our preschoolers are loving it! They have lots of fun new ways to climb, jump, crawl, and use their imaginations. Thank you to our Preschool community for supporting last year’s fundraising efforts which made this possible!


It’s our Anniversary! We are celebrating 65 years with a $65k Fundraiser for Capital Improvements. Our goal is to update our beloved playground space and to improve the preschool’s sustainability.

Please consider joining us in celebrating this milestone by donating at the link below and sharing with your friends and family. We appreciate your support!


Photos from Epworth Preschool's post 02/17/2024

Our hearts are full after a week overflowing with love, friendship and kindness. Our preschoolers were hard at work making gifts and cards for their friends and families and preparing and sharing yummy treats with each other. We had Valentines parties and hosted our 2nd annual “Songs from the Heart” PreK program. Thanks to our teachers and preschool families for making it extra special! 💗💖

Photos from Epworth Preschool's post 02/07/2024

February is in full swing at Epworth!


Our enrollment deadline for the 2024-25 school year is this Friday! All new family applications and current family registration forms are due February 2nd. Visit our website for more info: https://www.epworth-preschool.org/enrollment


We love to cook at preschool, and our Busy Bees have been buzzing!


Preschool Families:
We will operate on a one hour delay with a 10am start tomorrow, Wednesday Jan. 17th.

Photos from Epworth Preschool's post 01/13/2024

Our preschoolers have hit the ground running in 2024! While January brings less than ideal weather, it offers lots of great sensory, science and process art opportunities. It’s also a great time to talk about habitats and hibernation with some special friends from Piedmont Wildlife Center!

Photos from Epworth Preschool's post 12/12/2023

Babysitting night was a blast! Our preschoolers (and some VIP alums!) loved having a nighttime PJ party at school. Tons of gratitude goes out to our teachers who spent a Friday night at school to make it happen! And thanks to our awesome preschool parents for participating in all of our recent fundraisers. We appreciate you!


Get some holiday shopping done this Tuesday while supporting Epworth! casabellamarket is a great place to find local, unique and eco-friendly gifts. When you shop on Tuesday, December 5th between 9:30 and 5, Casa Bella will give 10% back to Epworth. Can’t make it on Tuesday? Stop by another day this week and mention Epworth Preschool.

Casa Bella Market
3604 Witherspoon Blvd. #105
Durham, NC. 27707
(Near Kohl’s and Home Depot)


It’s the perfect time to gather together and give thanks with friends! Our Owls and Froggies classes celebrated Friendsgiving with pizza, snacks and treats. The Busy Bees enjoyed making and eating friendship fruit salad and corn muffins together.

We are so grateful for our Epworth community. Wishing everyone a Happy Thanksgiving!


Preschool families…school pictures are ready! Check your messages or your child’s bag for the link and order form. Big big thanks to preschool teacher and photographer Amy Rossi (amyrossiphotography.com) for donating her time and for the amazing pictures!


It’s time again for one of our favorites…our Taco Takeout Fundraiser with NuvoTaco! Support the preschool and an awesome local restaurant, pick up at Epworth and enjoy delicious tacos - it’s a win for all! Participation is easy:

1) Order your Quick Pack between now and Tuesday, November 14th through this link: https://nuvotaco.com/epworth-taco-takeout-fundraiser/

2) Pick up your order on Wednesday, November 15th at the Epworth Picnic Shelter during preschool dismissal between Noon and 1pm.

3) Enjoy your delicious dinner while NuvoTaco donates a portion of each Quick Pack purchased to Epworth Preschool.

Photos from Epworth Preschool's post 11/02/2023

We had a blast celebrating Halloween this week with three parades, amazing costumes and yummy treats! A big thank you to our fabulous teachers for all their hard work and to our preschool families for making it extra special.🧡🖤

Photos from Epworth Preschool's post 10/30/2023

There are too many October preschool art projects to fit into just one month, but we sure are trying, and we’ve pretty much run out of wall space! Walking the halls is a spooky fun adventure! 👻🎃


It’s school picture week and these sweet sisters are ready!


It is really cool to watch a preschool class grow into a community and see them collaborate on a project. Today our 5 Day PreK class worked so hard to create and build a spooky house together and it is awesome! 🎃


Even when our playground was closed for a few days for repairs, we found lots of ways to move and have fun outside. So grateful for these beautiful October days!

Photos from Epworth Preschool's post 10/03/2023

We’re just a month into the school year and we have a ton of incredible artwork hanging in every hallway. So many cool art processes being explored and important skills being practiced. Can’t wait for October projects!


These clever three-year-olds worked so hard together to build an amazing boat. And where was their boat taking them? “We’re driving it to the pool. Come on everybody!” 😊

Photos from Epworth Preschool's post 09/19/2023

Our school year is off to a fantastic start!☺️


We are hiring! If you love working with preschoolers and would be interested in joining our amazing group of teachers two or three mornings a week, please reach out to [email protected] for more info.

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3002 Hope Valley Road
Durham, NC

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