Skopje - Post Report Question and Answers

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?

We got a nanny specifically because we did not find good options in day cares. - Jan 2019

There are a few pre-school options. The International Playschool of Skopje is fantastic and QSI also takes preschoolers. They are inexpensive compared to Costa for preschools and daycare in the Washington, DC area. - Sep 2016

QSI has a preschool and there are some other options as well. - May 2016

Yes - People love the international preschool. - May 2014

Several good international pre-school options. My daughter goes to IPS, and we've been very pleased with the care she's received. - Jun 2013

Yes, several options. The "nanny" option can be expensive. - Mar 2012

There are a few reputable ones to choose from, with programs beginning at age 2.The International Playschool of Skopjeand the British Children's Academy ( seem to attract good reviews and many of my friends have their kids enrolled there. For care of younger toddlers/infants, most hire babysitters to come to their homes. There is a large pool of caring sitters available and the CLO can provide references. There are also a few playgroups operating within the expat community for those interested. - Aug 2009

There are 3 good English speaking preschool options. There are also Macedonian speaking gradinkas that some Americans use for preschool. - Mar 2009

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