Monrovia - 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?

Again there are limited opportunities. There are a number of pre-schools but most are local, set up for local kids. - Aug 2019

There are three preschools to choose from. Cachelle Creative Center is the most popular due to cost and curriculum. AISM and OLG also provide preschool options. - Aug 2019

I think most people have nannies but there are pre-schools, don't know about the cost. There is after school care available at my kids school but it's expensive. - Nov 2017

There are no preschools or daycare centers, but local childcare help is fairly inexpensive. But it may take some time to get domestic staff to understand exactly how you want them to do things and then do that consistently. This depends on how much and what kind of experience that person has had in other expat households. - Aug 2015

There is a place called 'kidsnest' that some expat families use. It is quite a drive for embassy people but not bad for expats living in Sinkor or Paynesville. - Dec 2013

I am not aware of any, however I know some people use nannies, as they are fairly inexpensive. Though again, as the majority are infants, even with a nanny, one of the parents tended to stay home to watch the child. - Dec 2012

Nothing that meets U.S. standards. - Jul 2009

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