Circle of Friends Preschool

2120 Webber Street
Sarasota, FL 34239
Ph: 941-953-2889

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homeOur well-established and maintained childcare center has been at a beautiful location in the City of Sarasota, Florida for many years. Circle of Friends is open to any child two to five years old. The school is abundantly surrounded by trees, offering the children well equipped and safe playground areas with natural shade.

We are the only preschool in Florida to have a licensed National Playground inspector (NPPS) as part of our administration. The present owners Claudia and Jeffrey Drimmer have continually qualified Circle of Friends Preschool for the NAEYC Accreditation (National Association for the Education of Young Children).

COF was one of the first early childhood programs in the nation to earn this accreditation in the new more comprehensive accreditation system, and have now been newly accredited again until 2017.

We offer COF parents secure classrooms photo galleries, with new pictures added every week.


Monday - Friday
Half Day - 8:30am – 12:30pm
Full Day - 8:30am – 5:30pm

We strive in offering a safe environment, quality teaching with a well experienced staff, and educational programs with a low ratio of students to teachers. The children are in a warm and friendly environment where they are helped to develop strong thinking skills based on their interests. We offer 2-5 day programs, half and full day throughout the school year, as well as special summer programs. We are constantly improving our school and have been using a Promethean ActivBoard in our Manatee/ Pre-K classroom to help teachers innovate in the classroom since 2009.