Chicago Preschools

Finding a preschool can seem nearly as complex as choosing a college these days! There are many great choices for your child, and here are some of the best Chicago preschools and suburban preschools for your little one.

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Childrens Lighthouse North Center

2600 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago
Childrens Lighthouse North Center is dedicated to providing educational childcare to children ages 6 weeks to 12 years, nurturing the development of each child's full potential - intellectually, emotionally, socially and physically- in an atmosphere of safety and trust.

Lumiere Children's Therapy

1500 N Clybourn Ave, Suite C-105, Chicago
We offer a supportive and inclusive environment for children of all developmental needs. Our small group setting allows for optimal therapy for each child. Kids learn literacy, math, science and self-care through music, books, movement, sensory exploration, problem solving, and visual spatial tasks.

Bright Horizons Preschool

Various Locations, Chicago
Bright Horizons is the leading provider of high-quality early education and preschool. Our programs empower children from infancy on to become confident, successful learners and secure, caring people.

Sprouts Academy Preschool

350 W. Ontario St., Chicago
Sprouts Academy, a natural living preschool where children learn, laugh, and grow in a green philosophy environment, is located in Chicago’s River North neighborhood. Learn more about our programs for children ages 2 – 6 years old.

Kiddie Academy

Chicagoland
Kiddie Academy offers high-quality, educational child care for children ages 6 weeks to 12 years. With four convenient locations in the Chicago area, we invite you to stop in for a personalized tour.

Academy for Children
2350 Bernice Rd., Lansing
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All Stars Kids
8837 Ridgeland Avenue, Oak Lawn
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Archways to Education Day
2530 E State St., Chicago
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Baker Demonstration School
201 Sheridan Rd., Wilmette
Baker Demonstration School is an independent coeducational school, serving toddler through eighth grade children, dedicated to......
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Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 Touhy Avenue, Chcago
The Bernard Horwich JCC is an icon in Roger’s Park with JCC Early Childhood the go-to place for Jewish early childhood......
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Bernard Weinger JCC
300 Revere Drive, Northbrook
Bernard Weinger JCC in Northbrook is a vibrant full-service facility. Virtually every early childhood program offered through......
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Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School
3751 N. Broadway, Chicago
Located on Chicago’s near north side, the Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School is an independent, community Jewish day school......
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Black Bear Preschool
1801 West Byron, Chicago
We believe that the Fine Arts are as important to the developing brain as academic studies—in fact, they complement and......
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Brickton Montessori School
8622 W. Catalpa, Chicago
We are a community of learners working together to provide a Montessori educational experience that engages and inspires......
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Bright Horizons Early Education and Preschool
Locations throughout Chicago and suburbs.
Bright Horizons® is the leading provider of high-quality early education and preschool. Our programs empower children from......
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The British School of Chicago
814 W. Eastman St., Chicago
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Butler Children's Preparatory
17 East Pearson Street, Chicago
Our mission is to provide an education that appreciates different learning styles and creates a safe, intimate, and nurturing......
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Cardinal Bernardin Montessori Academy
1651 W. Diversey Parkway, Chicago
Our mission is to inspire and empower children to live up to the full potential of their individual talents and capabilities......
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Chalk Preschool - Clybourn Corridor
1425 N. Dayton, Chicago
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Chalk Preschool - Lakeview
2840 N. Lincoln, Chicago
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Chalkboard
450 W. Menomenee St., Chicago
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Chesterbrook Academy
2015 S Naper Blvd, Naperville
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Chicago Friends School
2205 W. Belmont, Chicago
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Chicago Montessori
1713 W. Cullom, Chicago
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Children Of America
Multiple Locations, Flossmoor and Orland Park
Children of America provides educational daycare in Flossmoor and Orland Park. As leaders in child care we provide educational......
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A Childs Space Early Literacy and Learning Center
1020 S. Wabash Ave., Ste. 100, Chicago
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The Compass School
1128 Compass Ct., Naperville
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Concordia Place
3855 N. Seeley Ave., Chicago
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Creative Scholars Preschool
1735 N. Elston Ave., Chicago
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Crème de la Crème Lincoln Park
2230 North Dominick Street, Chicago
Creme's passion for child development has spawned research to enhance the learning experience in young minds. From our skilled......
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Daystar School
1550 S. State St. , Chicago
Daystar is a faith-based, culturally-engaged elementary school in the heart of Chicago. Our unique location in Chicago's......
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Deerfield Community Nursery School
801 Rosemary Terrace, Deerfield
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Downtown Children's Learning Place
400 N. McClurg Court, Chicago
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Early Childhood Center for Innovative Learning
776 Red Oak Lane, Highland Park
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Early Learning Foundations
1455 N Sandburg Terrace, Chicago
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Einstein Academy
747 Davis Rd., Elgin
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Farm and Nature Discovery Preschool at the Center
12700 Southwest Hwy., Palos Park
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Florence G. Heller JCC
524 W. Melrose Avenue, Chicago
Located on Chicago’s near north side, the Florence G. Heller JCC Early Childhood program serves the needs of families living......
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Fourth Presbyterian Church Childrens Center
126 E. Chestnut St., Chicago
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French Institute of the North Shore - The French School
562 Green Bay Rd., Winnetka
The French School’s comprehensive curriculum is based on France’s internationally renowned école maternelle. Set forth by the......
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Gan Gani
1454 W. Willow St, Chicago
Gan Gani, for children ages 18 months to 5 years old, is a Hebrew immersion program based on the premise that early......
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Gan Ketan Montessori Preschool
4700 Oakton St., Skokie
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Gan Shalom Early Childhood Education Center
3480 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago
Gan Shalom provides a Jewish education for preschool-age children based on a developmental approach to learning. The program......
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German School Chicago
1447 W. Montrose Ave., Chicago
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The Goddard School
1127 W. Armitage Ave., Chicago
The Goddard School can make a positive difference in your child's life. Our program is designed to enhance the emotional......
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The Goddard School of Roscoe Village.
2500 West Bradley Place, Chicago
Welcome to The Goddard School located in Roscoe Village, Chicago!

Our state of the art facility, includes on-site......
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Heller JCC
524 W Melrose St., Chicago
The Heller JCC is NAEYC accredited and offers programs for infants through junior-kindergarten. We are a play based preschool......
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Hello Montessori Preschool and Kindergarden
18850 Riegel Rd., Homewood
Hello Montessori Preschool & Kindergarten, established the summer of 2004 at the response of community need, is nestled......
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Hinsdale Community Preschool
415 W. Eighth St., Hinsdale
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It Takes A Village Early Learning Centers
800 S. Wells Suite 160, Chicago
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JCC "Z" Frank Apachi
3050 Woodridge, Northbrook
JCC Preschool at “Z” Frank Apachi is a 10 month program serving children ages two through four. Sharing the beautiful wooded......
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JCC at Am Shalom
840 Vernon, Glencoe
The JCC Preschool at Am Shalom reopened in the fall of 2008. The bright new classrooms are completely redesigned with the......
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Jewish Council for Youth Services
957 W. Grace St., Chicago
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Kids’ Work Chicago Preschool
2608 W Addison Unit 3 , Chicago
Kids’ Work is a safe and stimulating child care experience providing full-day preschool for children ages 3-5 years. We are......
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Kidwatch Plus
3901 N. Ridgeway Ave., Chicago
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Kindercare Learning Center
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Kingswood Preschool Inc.
401 W. Dundee Rd., Buffalo Grove
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Lake County JCC
23280 N Old McHenry Road, Lake Zurich
For some 800 young children in the Chicago area, that first community begins in JCC Chicago’s Early Childhood programs. Every......
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Lake Forest Country Day School
145 S. Green Bay Rd., Lake Forest
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Learning through Play Center for Child Development
633 W. Addison, Chicago
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Lincoln Park Cooperative Nursery School
1753 N. Fern Ct., Chicago
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Lincoln Park Preparatory School
108 W. Germania Pl., Chicago
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Lincoln Park Preschool
312 W. Belden St., Chicago
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Little Gems International
2301 N. Clark St., Chicago
GEMS Education is the world’s foremost provider of private education for children from birth through grade 12. With more than......
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The Little Green Treehouse
118 S. Ashland Ave., Chicago
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Little Lambs Learning Center
6049 S. Artesian, Chicago
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Little Marvels Early Childhood School
3045 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago
Little Marvels provide engaging programs that will help develop the whole child - intellectually, physically, socially and......
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Loyola University Chicago Preschool
1052 W. Loyola Ave., Chicago
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Lutheran Day Early Childhood Center
1802 N. Fairfield Ave., Chicago
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Lycée Français de Chicago
1929 W. Wilson Avenue, Chicago
Lycée Français de Chicago provides a rigorous bilingual education in a welcoming multicultural community. The Lycée draws on......
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Maple Tree Academy
3331 Hobson Road, Woodridge
Maple Tree Academy is a school dedicated to teaching children 6 weeks to 6 years old a true love of learning and the wonders......
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Mayer Kaplan JCC
5050 Church Street, Skokie
The Mayer Kaplan JCC Children’s Center is alive with little voices and the pitter patter of little feet. The Center focuses on......
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Mi Sol Montessori
11300 Southwest Hwy., Orland Park
Mi Sol Montessori is a high-quality early childhood and elementary learning center. We offer 3-9 year olds students and their......
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Montessori De La Citta
1501 W. Fullerton Ave., Chicago
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New Einsteins Academy
1858 N. Damen Avenue, Chicago
New Einsteins Academy is a full service child care and preschool for children ages 15 months to 5 years. We are proud to......
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Nicholson School
1700 W. Cortland Ave., Chicago
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North Park Church Cooperative Preschool
5250 N. Christiana Ave., Chicago
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North Shore Country Day School
310 Green Bay Rd., Winnetka
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Northbrook Community Nursery School
2700 Willow Rd., Northbrook
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Park View Montessori School
640 W. Irving Park Rd., Chicago
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Pilgrim Lutheran School
4300 N. Winchester Ave., Chicago
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PlayWorks Prep Therapeutic Preschool
2500 W Bradley Pl #109, Chicago
PlayWorks Prep Therapeutic Preschool is an interdisciplinary therapeutic program for children with developmental differences......
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Prairie View Montessori
2624 Ginger Woods Pkwy., Aurora
Education is not just schooling. Genuine education is about the joys of discovery and the deep satisfaction of realizing one’s......
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Saint Vincent de Paul Center
2145 N. Halsted St., Chicago
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Sandbox Schools of Early Care & Education
12103 S. 73rd Ave., Multiple Locations
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Sauganash School for the Young Years
4600 W. Peterson Ave., Chicago
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Sinai Preschool
15 W. Delaware Pl., Chicago
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Smart Love Preschool
800 W. Buena Avenue, Chicago
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Sonnets Academy
229 S. Peoria, Chicago
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St. Stanislaus Kostka Preschool
1255 N Noble St., Chicago
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Tiny Tot Preschool and Kindergarten
4346 Howard St., Skokie
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University of Chicago Laboratory Schools
1362 E 59th St , Chicago
At University of Chicago Laboratory Schools, we believe that the intellectual and emotional lives of young children develop......
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Urban Child Preschool
2411 N. Marshfield, Chicago
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Wee Care Preschool
2816 N. Pine Grove Ave., Chicago
At Wee Care, under the guidance of qualified teachers and care-givers, we offer children a warm social setting in which they......
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