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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 is a Montessori inside Pokrovsky Hills. The school offers a wide range of after school activities. - Oct 31, 2017
Embassy AECA has preschool. - Sep 26, 2016
Embassy has a daycare facility and nannies are available for hire - Jun 30, 2015
There actually is a daycare on the compound run through the employee association, AECP, although a lot of the families had nannies. - Oct 14, 2014
There is a preschool at the Embassy although many families choose to hire nannies instead. If you live on the embassy compound, it's generally not allowed to have your nanny stay after midnight or overnight. - Nov 13, 2013
Not sure. Lots of embassy folks have Philippina nannies. - Jul 28, 2013
There is daycare available at the embassy. Many people have nannies, often Filipina. - Jul 18, 2013
There's daycare and preschool on the NEC, but there are families who have also used local Russian options and the Montessori school near AAS. - Jan 13, 2013
Nannies are available and the embassy association has a day-care center onsite. - Mar 14, 2012
Numerous pre-schools are available near the embassy and downtown. - Jan 1, 2011
On compound. - May 22, 2010
There is preschool at AAS. I don't know about it. I'm sure it's expensive and State won't pay, as everywhere. People with young kids really seem to like to be at the compound at the embassy, and I don't blame them. There's a preschool there and they can come home at lunch to eat with their young kids or check in on them. If my kids were pre-school aged, I'd probably want to be down there at that school and in such close proximity (even if the apartments are tacky and dark). It'd be a trade off worth making. - Nov 6, 2009
Preschool onsite at the embassy, and a ton of really good options locally that no one uses--there is a local Russian Waldorf school! - Oct 24, 2009
There's a daycare/preschool on the compound. - Aug 29, 2009
There's a daycare on the embassy and also nannies that are readily available. - Aug 22, 2009
Yes, several choices. - Jul 12, 2009
The Embassy has a very well run daycare and preschool with an American curriculum. There are also Russian pre-schools as well as a Montessori school nearby. - Aug 25, 2008