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 daycare called Creciendo that lots of younger kids go too. We looked at it but did not go because we love our nanny and she has helped educate our son. ASA has lots of afterschool programs. - Jun 2019


Many people use nannies. - Aug 2018


Yes. There are lots of pre-schools and they are very affordable. Some people choose the school closest to their home to avoid traffic and others choose the English speaking pre-school near the International school. Many people also have nannies or housekeepers who help with child care. - May 2016


Yes. - Sep 2015


They are on every corner. Typical cost in about US$150-200 per month. - Apr 2015


No experience, although services such as this are generally less expensive than the States. - Aug 2014


There are many. My child attends a half day Spanish preschool with about 18 students in the class and 2-3 teachers for about US$175/month. There are others but only one that is mostly in English. ASA offers a K4, but you have to pay tuition (US$600/mo). - Jul 2013


Preschool is more like expensive nannies that you have to take your kids to for 4 hours a day. Better to get a full time nanny, and put them in front of BabyTV, which is available on the local cable system. I guess I could put that as a highlight for this country. - Jun 2011


Don't really know -- many people have maids for babysitting. - Feb 2011


Available and inexpensive. - Apr 2010


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