More than 30 Nevada preschools will receive more than $5 million in scholarships

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – Several early childhood centers across Nevada are set to receive more than $5 million in scholarships to help families in need.

United Way of Southern Nevada and United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra have selected 32 centers to receive $5,828,130 to help with the enrollment process by allowing selected children to attend preschool for free.

File photo of a graduate in preschool education (Source: Centraide)

“We have seen the positive impact this program has had on the lives of thousands of working families and teachers who have the resources to support their students,” said Julian High, President and CEO of the ‘UWSN. “We are humbled by the confidence that the Nevada State Department of Education has placed in our organization through this program.”

Bursaries were awarded through participating centers to needy families with four-year-old children. All centers participate in Quality Assessment Improvement Systems (QRIS) created by the Nevada Department of Education.

Families in Southern Nevada can find out more HERE with a full list of schoolss.

Northern Nevada families can find out more HERE with a full list of schools.

The following preschool centers have been selected to receive funding for preschool and pre-K enrollment in Nevada:

Clark County

Acelero Henderson Learning Center

180 N. Westminster Way

Henderson, NV 89015


Acelero Strong Start @ Lorenzi

700 twin lakes

Las Vegas, Nevada 89107


Acelero MLK Development Center

1555 W. Carey Ave.

North of Las Vegas, Nevada 89032


Acelero Support Center

1522 Pinto Lane

Las Vegas, Nevada 89106


Acelero Strong Start – Wardell

2950 E. Bonanza Road

Las Vegas, Nevada 89101


Christian Academy of Angels

2720 ​​Crystal Water Path

Las Vegas, Nevada 89117


Bring’em Young Academy

3980 W. Ann Road #110

North of Las Vegas, Nevada 89031


Learn and play for children

1934 S. Walnut Road

Las Vegas, Nevada 89104


Christ Kids Children’s Center

111 N. Torrey Pines Dr.

Las Vegas, Nevada 89107


CSN / ECE laboratory

3200 E. Cheyenne Avenue

North of Las Vegas, Nevada 89030


Discovery Gardens Childcare

555 Page Street

Las Vegas, Nevada 89110


Henderson Christian Academy

2750 Robindale Road.

Henderson, Nevada 89074


Kids First Neighborhood Daycare

5245 E. Bonanza Road

Las Vegas, Nevada 89110


Little Steps Early Learning Academy

4220 W. Craig Rd. #110

North of Las Vegas, Nevada 89032


New Horizons Preschool

6701 W.Charleston Blvd.

Las Vegas, Nevada 89146


Sunrise Children’s Foundation – West

614 Jefferson Street

Las Vegas, Nevada 89106

702-631-7130 ext. 222

United Methodist University CDC

4412 S.Maryland Parkway

Las Vegas, Nevada 89119


YMCA – Durango Hills

3521 N. Durango Drive

Las Vegas, Nevada 89129



4141 Meadow Alley

Las Vegas, Nevada 89107


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