Childcare in Bartholomew County

Bartholomew County offers many different options for child care and early childhood education, from birth through Kindergarten.  After-school care for Kindergarten through 6th grade students is also available at many schools and daycare centers for an additional fee.

Child Care Resources

The Office of Early Childhood and Out-Of-School Learning, a division of the Indiana Family and Social Service Administration, provides standards and certifications for private and public daycare centers and after school programs.  Visit the links below to learn more about programs available in Bartholomew County.

Paths to Quality – Indiana’s Child Care Quality Rating and Approval System

Find a Child Care Provider in Bartholomew County and Columbus
Be sure to select either Bartholomew County or Columbus, IN in your search to find the providers in our area.

Head Start and Early Head Start

Preschools in Bartholomew County

GreatSchools ratings for Preschools in Bartholomew County

Pre-Kindergarten through Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation

After School Care in Bartholomew County

i-CARE – before and after school care