classes


Early Learning (3 classes)

Children are 3 years old by September 1


Each Early Learning Class is limited to 18 children and operates with one teacher, one assistant teacher, and one parent assistant each day. The schedule for this class offers learning centers, free play, art, science, story, music, snack, and gym/outdoor activities each day. The children are expected to be potty trained.


There are three Early Learning classes that meet as follows:

One class on Monday and Wednesday mornings 9:00 - 11:30

Two classes on Tuesday and Thursday mornings 9:00 - 11:30


2024/2025 preschool year, the tuition for this class is $140 per month


For further information about this class, please contact the Preschool office at

815-469-8919

Discovery (2 classes)

Children are 4 years old by September 1


The Discovery Class is limited to 20 children and operates with one teacher, one assistant teacher, and one parent assistant each day. The schedule for this class offers learning centers, kindergarten-readiness activities, free play, art, science, story, music, snack, and gym/outdoor activities each day.


There are two Discovery classes that meet as follows:

One class on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings 9:00 - 11:30

One class on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday mornings 9:00 - 11:30


For the 2024/2025 preschool year, the tuition is (3 days) $180 per month and (4 days) $210 per month


For further information about this class, please contact the Preschool office at

815-469-8919

Kinderbridge (1 class)

Children are 4 years old by April 1


The Kinderbridge Class is a unique program for children who will turn five years old during the first half of the year. This is an excellent program for children who have had previous preschool experience and are not yet ready or eligible for Kindergarten. The Kinderbridge Class is limited to 20 children and operates with one teacher, one assistant teacher, and one parent assistant each day. The schedule for this class offers learning centers, kindergarten-readiness activities, free play, art, science, story, music, snack, and gym/outdoor activities each day.


The Kinderbridge Class meets on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday afternoons 12:30 - 3:00


For the 2024/2025 preschool year, the tuition for this class is $210 per month


For further information about this class, please contact the Preschool office at

815-469-8919

Daily Curriculum

Faith - Bible truths and prayer

Academic Readiness - alphabet, math, science, concept identification and discrimination

Art Expression - free expression with art materials and structured art projects

Social-Emotional Skills - making friends, working and playing cooperatively, problem solving

Language Skills - new vocabulary, correct speech patterns, expressing ideas, public speaking

Music - singing, listening, rhythm instruments, marching, dancing, movement activities

Science - scientific explorations, experiments, identification, vocabulary and recording

Physical Education - large outdoor playground, sledding hill, gym

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A detailed copy of the curriculum guidelines for each class is available upon request.