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Are preschools available? Day care? Are these expensive? What has been your experience with them, if any? Do the schools provide before- and/or after-school care?

There are a number of Montessori schools for preschool. Where you live in the city will likely influence your choice of preschool. - Sep 26, 2017
QSI has a preschool. There are several local montessori preschools: Blooming Child, Montessori House, Garden House. We were very happy with the Garden House. - Feb 6, 2017
There are a lot of excellent preschools in Sarajveo. We have experience with The Montesorri House (both locations) and only have good things to say! - May 26, 2016
There are a couple of preschools that take children starting at one year of age. The costs are very low compared to U.S. prices, and homemade breakfasts and lunches are included. Teachers are bilingual and friendly, but management can be gruff. There are also lots of options for experienced nannies. Many get passed from family to family as people come and go. - Aug 19, 2014
QSI has a preschool, but there are a couple Montessori schools and other options. Nannies are also available for hire. - Aug 17, 2011
Fairly good from what I heard. - May 31, 2011
Plenty of availability and two Montessori schools in town. - May 18, 2010
No experience. It is offered at QSIS as well, and people seem happy with it. There are also preschools located closer in town, including a Montessori preschool, but I assume the language used there is Bosnian. - Jun 19, 2009
Montessori is a good choice for pre-school. The language of instruction is English and they have a structured program. The ratio teacher/child is 5/1 which is good compared to other places. The price is higher than most places, but I think it's worth it. - Mar 18, 2009
There are 2 Montessori pre-schools a lot of expats send their children to. People seem not too satisfied with the old one. The new one is very popular at the moment. My oldest goes to "Jabuka" a Waldorf kindergarden. We are very happy with that one. QSI is said to have a good one as well. Nanny's are available at 5 euro an hour more or less. If you subscribe to the babygroup newsletter you will get all the information you need about schools, babysits, pediatricians etc. Email: babygroupsarajevo@gmail.com. - Dec 17, 2008