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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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