Accredited New Mexico Programs

Over 100 early childhood education programs in New Mexico have been accredited by NAEYC and are listed below. 

Accredited NM Early Childhood Programs

ABIQUIU

  • YDI Abiquiu Head Start

ALAMOGORDO

  • CHINS-Full House CDC  

ALBUQUERQUE

  • Christina Kent Early Childhood Center 
  • A Child’s Garden
  • Albuquerque Preschool Cooperative
  • St. Luke Lutheran Preschool and Kindergarten
  • UNM Children’s Campus
  • St. Mark’s in the Valley Day School
  • Longfellow Child Development Center
  • Barelas Child Development Center
  • Herman Sanchez Child development Center
  • YDI Centro de Amor Head Start Academy
  • YDI Embudo Head Start
  • YDI La Mariposa Head Start/Early Head Start
  • YDI Los Padillas Head Start
  • YDI Mary Ann Binford Head Start
  • PB&J Family Services, Inc.
  • YDI Mel Aragon Head Start Academy
  • YDI Alameda Head Start
  • YDI Mesa Verde Head Start
  • YDI Pedro Baca Head Start
  • YDI Kirtland Head Start
  • YDI South Valley CNM Head Start
  • YDI Chico Head Start
  • YDI Reginald Chavez Head Start
  • YDI Head Start/Early Head Start Job Corps
  • MacArthur Child Development Program
  • McKinley Child Development Program
  • Paradise Hills Community Preschool
  • Paradise Hills KinderCare
  • Alamosa Child Development Center
  • Carlos Rey Child Development Center
  • Los Volcanes Child development Center
  • Duranes Child Development Center
  • Vincent E. Griego Child Development Center
  • Hawthorne Child Development Center
  • Tomasita Child Development Center
  • Singing Arrow Child Development Center
  • Emerson Child Development Center
  • La Mesa Child Development Center
  • Plaza Feliz Child Development Center
  • CLN Kids, Inc. (Cuidando Los Niños)
  • Manzano Mesa Child Development Center
  • YDI La Promesa Head Start/Pre-K
  • Governor Bent Child Development Program
  • La Luz Child Development Center
  • La Esperanza Child Development Center
  • Lowell Child Development Center
  • Tres Manos Child Development Center
  • YDI SIPI Early Childhood Learning Center
  • Montessori ONE Preschool Academy
  • YDI Highland Head Start
  • Little Flower Learning Center
  • KinderCare Learning Center
  • KinderCare Lower Terrace
  • St. John's United Methodist Church Preschool Plus
  • Taylor Ranch KinderCare
  • YDI Heights Head Start
  • YDI Rio Grande Head Start

AMARILLA

  • YDI Tierra Amarilla Center 

ARROYO SECO

  • Presbyterian Medical Services—Arroyo Seco Head Start

AZTEC

  • Presbyterian Medical Services Aztec Head Start

BAYARD

  • Foy Day Care Center

BERNALILLO

  • Presbyterian Medical Services—Bernalillo Head Start

CAPITAN

  • Capitan Head Start

CHIMAYO

  • YDI Sonrisa de Chimayo Head Start

CROWNPOINT

  • T’iis Ts’ozi Bi’Olta Family Child Education

CUBA

  • Presbyterian Medical Services—Cuba Head Start

EL PRADO

  • Anansi Day School

ESPAÑOLA

  • Las Cumbres Community Services, Inc.—Conjunto Espanola
  • Family Learning Center, Inc.
  • YDI Hernandez Head Start
  • YDI Española Head Start

ESTANCIA

  • Presbyterian Medical Services Head Start Estancia

FAIRVIEW

  • YDI Fairview Head Start

FARMINGTON

  • San Juan College Child and Family Development Center
  • Children’s Discovery Place

LAS CRUCES

  • Little Playmates—Ridgemont
  • Little Playmates—Alameda
  • Little Playmates—Claude Dove
  • Little Playmates—Mulberry
  • Little Playmates—Mountain View

MILITARY BASES

  • Holloman Child Developement Center, Holloman Air Force Base
  • Holloman Child Development Program West, Holloman Air Force Base
  • White Sands Child Development Services, White Sands Missile Range
  • Chavez Child Development Center—Canon AFB, Clovis
  • Gibson Child Development Center, Kirtland AFB
  • Canon Child Development Center, Canon AFB
  • Maxwell Child Development Center, Kirtland AFB 

MORIARTY

  • Presbyterian Medical Services Head Start - Torrance County 1801 7th St
  • Presbyterian Medical Services Head Start - Torrence County 615 Union St.
  • Presbyterian Medical Services Head Start - Torrence County 706 Union St.

MOUNTAINAIR

  • Presbyterian Medical Services Head Start - Mountainair

NAMBE

  • Presbyterian Medical Services—Nambe Head Start

QUESTA

  • YDI Questa Head Start

RIO RANCHO

  • Presbyterian Medical Services—Rio Rancho Head Start
  • Presbyterian Medical Services—Little Steps Early Head Start 

RUIDOSO

  • Nob Hill Early Childhood Center
  • Hondo Head Start

SAN CRISTOBAL 

  • YDI San Cristobal Head Start

SANTA FE

  • Kids Campus at Santa Fe Community College
  • Garcia Street Club Preschool
  • La Casita Preschool
  • Temple Beth Shalom Preschool/Kindergarten
  • SER Child Development Center
  • Presbyterian Medical Services—Tierra Contenta Head Start
  • Presbyterian Medical Services—Ramirez Thomas Head Start
  • Presbyterian Medical Services—Flores del Sol Head Start
  • Presbyterian Medical Services -- Agua Fria Head Start

SILVER CITY

  • Western New Mexico University Preschool and CDC, 12th St.
  • Western New Mexico University Preschool and CDC 32nd St.

TIERRA AMARILLA

  • YDI Tierra Amarilla Head Start

VELARDE

  • YDI Velarde Head Start 

TAOS

  • Anasi Day School
  • YDI Llano Quemado, Ranchos de Taos
  • UNM Taos Kid’s Campus Center for Learning, Ranchos de Taos

VADITO

  • YDI Vadito Head Star

Updated as of May 10, 2017

Note: If unsure of a program's accreditation status, please search the NAEYC program database for the most recent list of accredited childcare programs in New Mexico.

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