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Jolly Fun House Playschool, Chicago:
Jolly Fun House Playschools cater for kids ages 6 weeks to 5 years through our Infant program, Toddler / Two Years program, Preschool / Pre-Kindergarten program and more. We have three locations in Cook County, Illinois (Chicago City, Norridge and Prospect Heights). Our facility in Chicago enjoys a central location serving Irving Park, Albany Park, Avondale, Hermosa and Belmont communities. Since 1942, the JFH Educational Academy has provided the highest standard of care and educational opportunity for children from infants through preschool and the early grades.

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Certifications, Accreditations, Licenses and Memberships:

Photo of Private Preschool & Child Care in Chicago IL* The National Childcare Association (NCCA)
* National Early Childhood Program Accreditation Commission (NECPA)
* National Association Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
* National Private Schools Association Group (NPSAG)
* National Private Schools Accreditation Alliance
* PSO-Illinois Child Care Association
* Chicago Metropolitan Association for the Education of Young Children (CAEYC)
* Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS)
* Chicago Board of Health
* Wheeling – Prospect Heights Chamber of Commerce

Our Mission:
Our primary goal is to provide a personal and unique experience for each child. Our main concern is to enrich the intellectual, physical, social and personal values and skills your child is now forming”.

Our Commitment:
At JFH, our past, present and future commitment is to provide the highest standard of care and education that has been the hallmark of this family-owned and operated business. We have nationally accredited teaching and state certified teachers.

Education Programs:

Image of Private Preschool & Child Care in Chicago IL- Full Day / Partial Week / Half Day (Mornings or Afternoons) / Infant Care / Day Camp

- Infant Program
- Toddler Program / Two Years Program
- Preschool Program / Pre-Kindergarten Program
- Kindergarten Program
- Primary Grades Program
- Before and After School Programs
- Day Camps and Holiday Vacation Play Clubs.

As a nationally accredited school, JFH offers your child a customized curriculum for children from infancy through to 6th grade.

All of our programs include:
- Social Studies, Art, Music, Spanish (grade school), Physical Education, Computer Access and Training, Science Experiments (4 year-olds through grade 6), Reading and Language Arts

Educational Approach:
A child’s learning environment should be safe, creative, warm and stimulating. Our approach to early childhood and elementary education is to enhance your child’s knowledge of his or her growth and learning skills in a supportive atmosphere important for individual development.

The JFH Professional Staff:

Photos of Jolly Fun House Playschool, ChicagoOur staff is comprised of fully certified teachers. They are state certified teachers who are qualified by their formal education and chosen for their ability to teach and respond in a warm and understanding manner. For many, their backgrounds include Associate or Bachelor of Arts Degrees in early childhood or elementary education.

Our experienced staff directly assists in planning and implementing a developmentally appropriate curriculum for each age level. We strive to maintain consistency among teachers in the development of all students and encourage a stable, nurturing and uninterrupted learning experience throughout the academic day.

To contribute to learning, an assistant teacher is added in the multi-graded classrooms whenever the class sizes reaches 15 or more. We monitor your child’s progress carefully, report test results, and apply best practices to improve our teaching techniques and your child’s learning abilities. JFH teachers are constantly improving their skills, techniques and practices through frequent in-service seminars and on-and-off-site training.

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Address: West Addison Street, Chicago, Illinois , USA
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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
The Children's House Lake Meadows, Chicago
Courses / Programs
The Children's House Lake Meadows provides distinct and proven Early Education Experience programs for children ages 6 weeks through to 12 years of age. The Children's House is privately owned, and currently operates 4 facilities in Cook County, Illinois, including Chicago City, Park Forest and Markham. The Children's House Lake Meadows is fully licensed by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services.

We employ only qualified teachers and teachers aides, and keep our class sizes small to provide your child with a comfortable environment that is conductive to learning. Our endeavor is to provide parents, regardless of their hours of work or school schedule, with quality care for their children. Because of our desire to accommodate the many schedules incurred in the 21st century, The Children's House is open 130 hours a week, versus the normal 60 hours at most child care centers.
Early Education Experience Programs:

- Infants program
- Toddler program
- Kindergarten program
- Afterschool program

* Our Early Education Experience programs are for children ages 6 weeks through to 12 years of age.
* Summer Programs also available.
St. Cornelius Catholic School, Chicago
Courses / Programs
St. Cornelius School in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois is dedicated to providing children an excellent education rooted in the Catholic Christian tradition through our preschool and elementary / middle school programs through Grade 8. By our focus on education driven by faith, students learn and act with integrity and kindness. Our goal is to educate children to become dedicated and productive people in our world. The St. Cornelius learning program is geared to meet the needs of today and the demands of tomorrow.

Cornelius School is an integral part of the St. Cornelius Parish and community at large. In conjunction with the evangelizing mission of the church and parish, St. Cornelius School is called to teach the message of Jesus in a Catholic context. Our unique role is to instill in the children the future responsibility of becoming loving adult disciples of Jesus.
Catholic Educational Programs from Preschool through Grade 8:

- Catholic Preschool program: Classes for 3 and 4 year old children
- Catholic Elementary & Middle School program (Grades K-8)
- We also offer an extended day option until 6:00 pm
- Registrations are taken on a first-come, first-served basis.

St. Cornelius is dedicated to providing an education for the student inside and outside of the classroom.
L&L Academy and Preschool
Courses / Programs
L&L Academy and Preschool is located on Clark Street in Chicago in Cook County (Just a block away from Lincoln Park Zoo), and offers daycare and preschool programs for children aged between three and six years. Our goals are to nurture and guide each child’s development physically, socially, emotionally and intellectually that will continue to evolve over a lifetime. This is done in an environment where learning unfolds though stimulating play, exploration and curriculum.

Some parents may prefer the Montessori approach; we believe that, as professional teachers, it is our duty to help children discover their interests through guidance. With fun, but carefully planned curriculum, we can help your child discover the wonders of reading, poetry, science, creative movement and much more.
Daycare & preschool programs for kids aged 3 - 6 years:

- 2 day program (Tuesday and Thursday)

- 3 day program (Monday, Wednesday and Friday)

- 5 day program (Monday to Friday)
Creative Scholars Preschool, Chicago
Courses / Programs
Creative Scholars Preschool is located in the heart of Chicago, Cook County, near Lincolnwood and Irving Park, with easy access to Freeway 90 and 94. At Creative Scholars Preschool, we strive to build a strong foundation for your child’s love of education. With a focus on early literacy development, we promote developmentally appropriate possibilities that enable us to discover the gifts each child possesses. We offer parents a central homely location and provide our children with a safe, engaging, collaborative and creative place to learn.

Our world is ever changing. At Creative Scholars, we have a responsibility to foster an atmosphere of caring, respect and understanding of one another and our world. We are committed to working together; parents, teachers, and child to ensure a high quality program for all of our students.
- Preschool Programs with full-day and half-day options.

- Visual arts, music, drama and foreign languages play an importnat role in our curriculum.

- Summer Enrichment Program also available.
Penny Lane School, Chicago
Courses / Programs
Penny Lane has two quality schools located in the Chicago Ridge and Oaklawn neighborhoods, south-west of downtown Chicago in Cook County, IL. Penny Lane is a privately owned and DCFS licensed facility that offers various educational and child care options. We provide early childhood education serving families throughout Woodlawn, Englewoood, Evergereen Park, South Shore and South Chicago.

Penny Lane plays a major role in guiding children's development and providing them with experiences that nurture their social, cognitive and physical abilities. We want your child to feel secure and independent, to move from one activity to another as easily and confidently as possible.

We follow the same schedule day after day. A picture schedule helps children feel secure because they know what comes next. After a few months, children are amazingly independent. They tell us what they are supposed to do next! Our early childhood education curriculum includes Spanish, Computers, Music and Movement, Rhythm instruments and a P.E curriculum. Come join the fun and let the learning begin.
Early Childhood Education Day Care Programs:

- Infants program: Ages 6 weeks to 15 months
- Toddlers program: Ages 15 months to 2 years
- Two Year Olds program: Ages 2 - 3 years
- Preschool program: Ages 3 - 4 years
- Pre-kindergarten program: Ages 4 - 5 years
- Kindergarten program: Ages 5 - 6 years (Must be 5 yearrs by September 1st)

Additionally:
- Before / After School program: Ages 5 - 12 years
- Summer Day Camps: All ages