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Welcome To The Emilia School

We offer a wide range of high quality curriculum and hands-on activities.

The Emilia School is a premier Reggio Inspired Child Care Center located in the Columbus area. We offer a hands-on child interest based environment serving children ages 6 weeks through 10 years. We place a large emphasis in allowing children to explore and learn at their own pace in a non-traditional setting where we have natural classroom and playground environments.

Our welcoming environment promotes respect for others, confidence, creativity, discovery, and a love for learning. We encourage your family to be a part of the Emilia School family and we are excited about the opportunity to be a part of your child’s success.

A Better Way To Learn

Each child has a unique way of learning. The Emilia School provides each child with engaging, flexible curriculum designed to inspire active learning and development.


The Emilia School is devoted to excellence in offering a state-of-the-art facility, experienced educators and healthy meals for your children as they develop and grow into strong leaders.

  • Top Notch Facility – Our facility and playgrounds provide a natural setting, rich with opportunities for exploration and discovery.

  • Experienced Teachers – Our educators provide excellent care and early childhood education through engagement and enthusiasm.

  • Healthy Nutrition – Nutritious meals are prepared by our in-house chef, providing your child with the proper nutrition to grow and learn effectively.

  • Dedicated Safety – Parents have peace-of-mind knowing their child is in a safe, nurturing environment with online viewing features and state-of-the-art security measures.


Infants: 6 Weeks – 18 Months

Our infant room provides a safe, comfortable environment where infants can grow and develop. Our infants receive loving care and supervision in a “feel like home” natural and secure setting. We also provide a breastfeeding room for moms who are lucky enough to find a break in their day!

Toddlers 1: 18 Months – 30 Months

Toddlers 2: 30 Months – 36 Months

Toddlers love to move and discover the world around them. They are getting more curious and they love to explore. Our teachers are careful that each child is nurtured in a healthy and safe way. We provide a room and environment with enriching, age appropriate materials that stimulate creativity, problem solving, independence, and curiosity of their environment.

Preschool: Age 3

Jr. Kindergarten: Age 4 – 5

Preschoolers and jr. kindergartners are expanding their world by developing their communication, thinking, and reasoning skills. Our preschool and jr. kindergartener classrooms are comfortable environments full of natural, hands-on thought provoking materials. Children are in an environment that encourages them to choose the type of play that interests them.

Private Kindergarten Age: Age 5 – 6 

We offer a full time private kindergarten program. From Monday – Friday,  9:30am – 3:30pm your child will participate in both individual and group lessons as their skills are developed in communication, reading, and math. Our classroom environment instills and encourages a love for learning. In addition, our before or after school program, children have different ways they would like to spend their time.

The Emilia School Partners

The Reggio Philosophy values children, parents, teachers and the larger community as partners in the development of children. We are pleased to be partners with:

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Contact Info

1075 E Johnstown Rd., Gahanna, OH 43230

Phone: (740) 443-4424