About Miss Marty's

Miss Marty's was founded by our owner Martha Macallister in 1965, and we have proudly served our community for over 55 years by providing affordable daycare, preschool, and after school care. We are dedicated to creating a nurturing, stimulating, and welcoming environment for all children. Our unique programs incorporate a variety of educational theories, while always keeping the child’s best interest in mind and allowing for hands-on, experiential learning.

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About Miss Marty's

Miss Marty's Pre-School was founded by Martha Macallister in 1964, and has proudly served our community for over 56 years.  Following the death of Miss Marty in 2021, her daughters stepped in to continue to fulfill her dream of providing quality and affordable daycare, preschool, and after school care to the children of our community. We are dedicated to creating a nurturing, stimulating, and welcoming environment for all children. Our unique programs incorporate a variety of educational theories, while always keeping the child’s best interest in mind and allowing for hands-on, experiential learning.  

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Keystone STARS

Keystone STARS is Pennsylvania’s continuous quality improvement systemic approach to assess, improve, and communicate the level of quality in early and school-age care and education programs.

We have achieved the designation of a STAR 4 Program, the highest possible rating a school can achieve from the State of Pennsylvania.

If you want to learn more about the Keystone STARS:    https://www.pakeys.org/keystone-stars/

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PHL PreK

Miss Marty's is proud to be a part of Mayor Kenney’s plan to create thousands of new, locally-funded, quality pre-K seats in Philadelphia. Providing access to pre-K, free of cost, to thousands of families who cannot afford it themsevles.

Since January 2017 over 6,000 students and families have participated in PHLpreK. PHLpreK currently funds 3,300 seats in 130+ pre-K locations across Philadelphia. 

If you want to learn more about PHL PreK: http://www.phlprek.org/

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CCIS/Childcare Works

Miss Marty's works with the Pennsylvania Child Care Information Services (CCIS) and Child Care Works. Both CCIS and Child Care Works are subsidized child care programs that help low-income families pay their child care fees. Both programs are also funded through the Early Learning Resource Center (ELRC), which is linked below so you can learn more, find out if you qualify, and apply.

 https://philadelphiaelrc18.org/for-parents/paying-child-care/

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