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Lincoln Park Preschool:
Lincoln Park Preschool (LPP) is a private, early childhood program / day care center located on W. Belden Avenue, at Belden and Lincoln Park West in Chicago, Cook County, IL. We have another school, Lincoln Park Preparatory School, located at Germania and Clark Street – just south of North Avenue in the city. Our early childhood programs (for children ages 2 - 6 years) primary focus is the growth and well being of the child. We provide this best by having a warm, open, nurturing atmosphere that is conducive to learning at an early age.

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Early Childhood Programs for Children Ages 2 - 6 Years:
The children take part in discovery-based activities that are developmentally appropriate. LPP provides a healthy balance between teacher-directed and child-directed activities, while limiting the amount of time spent in a large group. We believe that through play, children experience the joy of discovery for themselves. Children are also encouraged to build upon problem solving skills, as well as their creativity and socialization skills with other children.

Our teachers take into account the individuality of each child. Activities that are stimulating to the child’s imagination and creative development can then be provided. We believe that communication between the teachers and parents is a vital part of providing a quality program and strengthens the learning process. Curriculum components are specifically designed to be age-appropriate for each classroom. Lesson plans for each classroom build on skills learned in the previous classrooms.

- Programs for children ages 2-5 years at Belden location.
- Programs for children age 2 years through to Kindergarten at Germania location.
- 2, 3, and 5 day schedules.
- Hours 7:30 am – 5:30 pm, Monday - Friday.
- Theme based learning activities with developmentally appropriate learning in math, science, language arts, dramatic play, music, gross & fine motor, art & sensory.

- Foreign Language Immersion Program – Language Stars Spanish Instruction:  The Language Stars program engages children in fun and effective language learning through the use of songs, games, books, and movement. Their program is a full immersion program with the goal of achieving proficiency in a second language.

- Suzuki-Orff School of Music® Program:  Music LEAPS by Suzuki-Orff builds a foundation of experiences that facilitates self-expression and creativity for preschool children through rhythms, songs, and movement. It also draws on creative repetition and progressive, skill-developing activities to facilitate cognitive learning and children’s ability to anticipate and master classroom activities. This program is provided by The Suzuki-Orff School of Music.

Also:
- Daily walking trips to the Lincoln Park Zoo, farm, duck pond, farmer’s market, playgrounds, the beach and neighborhood parks.
- Field trips to the Nature Museum, the Water Park at Seminary and Armitage, the Brookfield Zoo, a pumpkin patch, plays and performances.
- Two daily snacks such as bagels with cream cheese, veggies and dip, graham crackers, cheese and crackers, and pretzels served with juice.
- Daily, hot catered lunch including milk, fruit, vegetable, protein, and starch.
- 2 hour rest / nap time every day.

Summer Camp Program:
LPP is a year-round program. June, July, and August are considered our Summer Camp Program. If families choose not to stay for Summer Camp, their spot in the classroom will not be guaranteed for Fall. Summer Camp enrollment forms and tuition are due by March 1. During Summer Camp, lesson plans are tailored for outside activities.

Extra-Curricular Programs:
LPP offers several extra curricular programs during the school year. These programs have been carefully chosen for the enrichment they provide our students. All of these programs take place during the morning portion of the day, ensuring that all children attending school on the day of a program will have the opportunity to participate.

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Address: 312 W. Belden Avenue (located at Belden and Lincoln Park West), 60614 , Chicago, Illinois , USA
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• Private / One-on-one Mandarin classes
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Kingswood Academy
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Kingswood Academy is an independent Catholic school located in Darien (a suburb of Chicago) in DuPage County, Illinois, serving grades PreK-3 through to 8. Kingswood Academy partners with parents to cultivate academic excellence and human virtues, inspiring each child to become a leader who lives by Christian principles. Our students come from many of the suburbs surrounding Darien. Most, if not all of our families, help each other with carpooling.

Kingswood Academy is dedicated to the academic, moral, physical, and spiritual formation of our students. We provide challenging academics through a classical curriculum in a morally sound and spiritually enriching environment. Teachers will provide a quality instructional program to all of our students. Kingswood Academy supports parents as the primary educators of their children.

Our goal is that Kingswood students become competent and responsible men and women who live by Christian principles. We adhere to the teaching of the Catholic Church and emphasize the philosophy of the laity. At Kingswood, we believe that parents are the primary educators of their own children. We are here to reinforce your beliefs and assist you in this goal.
Education programs for grades PreK-3 through to 8th Grade:

- Challenging academics are provided through a classical curriculum in a morally sound and spiritually enriching environment

- Subjects include Language Arts, Math, Social Studies, Science, Religion & Enrichment classes (Visual Arts, Music, Physical Education & Fine Motor Skills)

- Character Education program: Each month there is a school-wide virtue featured in the curriculum

Additionally: A wide range of extra-curricular activities
Elmhurst Academy
Courses / Programs
Elmhurst Academy of Early Learning is located in Elmhurst in DuPage County, Illinois, approximately 17 miles west of downtown Chicago. We provide professional child care services for ages 3 months through to first grade.

Elmhurst Academy of Early Learning is accredited by the National Early Childhood Program Accreditation (NECPA), the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and the National Accreditation Commission (NAC). Elmhurst Academy is the only school in Illinois to hold all three of these prestigious honors.

Elmhurst Academy of Early Learning believes that successful experiences early in life lead to a successful future. We assist our students in realizing their potential by promoting academic achievement, character development, self-reliance, self-confidence and independent thought.
Education Programs:

- Infant Program

- Toddler Program

- Preschool Prep Program

- Preschool Program

- Private Kindergarten and First Grade Program
Acacia Academy Private Special Education / Therapeutic School
Courses / Programs
Acacia Academy is an accredited, private special education / therapeutic school for grades 1-12 and offers a Transition Program for ages 18-22 servicing the Chicago, IL area. The Acacia tree symbolizes what our school strives to achieve: educational stability with roots of strength and character that will last a lifetime making Acacia Academy a safe place to grow and learn.

Offering a variety of school year and summer programs designed to meet each student’s learning objectives in terms of his/her learning capabilities. Acacia Academy is AdvancED accredited and has locations in La Grange and Burr Ridge Illinois.

The Illinois State Board of Education has approved Acacia Academy for out-of-district placement for special education. Students from all over northern Illinois attend Acacia Academy. In many cases, the school district provides tuition and transportation. 

Acacia teachers are flexible in their approach to teaching and will personalize the curriculum to adhere to the student learning needs, as opposed to the student modifying themselves for the curriculum. Differentiated Instruction (DI) is a systematic approach to planning curriculum and instruction for an academically diverse learner through responsive teaching. 

Responsive teaching is focusing on who we teach, what we teach, where we teach, and how we are teaching.  Teachers consider student characteristics of readiness, interests and learning styles while planning curriculum.
Elementary (Grades 1-8), High School (Grades 9-12), Transition Program (Ages 18-22)
All Learning Disabilities such as Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia, Autism, Attention Deficit Disorders (ADD/ADHD), Executive Functioning, and Auditory/Visual Processing Needs
Anxiety, School Phobia, and School Refusal
Emotional and Social Needs. 

Students not performing at appropriate grade levels.

General education students to meet their academic goals and potential.
Science Academy of Chicago
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Five of our students were also chosen to present their project in the State Science Exposition. SAC took Third Place and two special awards in National Engineers "Week Chicago Regional Future City Competition".
Kindergarten, First Grade, Second Grade, Third - Eight Grades (Elementary & Middle School programs):

* We offer a liberal arts curriculum with a special emphasis on math and science.

* We offer an Advance Study Team for our students, as well as national and international field trips.
Cosmic Montessori Community
Courses / Programs
Cosmic Montessori Community is a Montessori school located in Aurora, which is within Kane, DuPage, Kendall, and Will counties, and part of the Chicago metropolitan area (35 miles west of Chicago, Illinois). Cosmic Montessori Community provides educational and childcare programs to children aged 0 - 6 years. Our preschool caters to children between 3 - 6 years of age and we offer programs for infants and toddlers as well as prenatal classes for parents.

Cosmic Montessori Community provides a full range of resources to help families prepare for a new child and for the education of young children. Our campus is an ideal place for exploration, constructive experiences, movement, discovery, communication, and friendship.
Early Childhood Education Programs for Children Ages 0-6:

- Prenatal course

- Parent-Child class

- Infants program (Nido), 6 wks - 15 months

- Toddlers program (15 - 36 months)

- Preschool program

- Kindergarten program