Lemont Park District Preschool Academy

 

Watch Your Child Grow And Learn With Us!

The Lemont Park District Preschool Academy
The Lemont Park District Preschool Academy is a balanced program where your child will grow and learn in a cheerful, nurturing and stimulating environment that emphasizes a love for learning.

Our Curriculum
Our curriculum focuses on the whole child by providing opportunities for social, emotional and cognitive development along with math, science, arts and physical development in preparation for kindergarten.

Our Classrooms
Our classrooms and creative materials encourage interaction to promote your child’s means of expression, creativity, problem-solving and thinking.

Our Goal
The goal of the Lemont Park District Preschool is to create a warm and caring environment to assist children in reaching their fullest learning potential!

THANK YOU to the Lemont Park Foundation!
The Lemont Park Foundation has supported the Preschool Academy through various donations, scholarships and additional support.

Meet The Lemont Park Preschool Academy Staff

Class Descriptions

  • Terrific Two’s May Newsletter & Calendar
    Terrific Twos is a great way to introduce your child to a preschool setting and was developed for children turning two years old by September 1st. One of the most important aspects of early development is becoming comfortable with separation, encouraging independence and fostering communication skills. Classes will follow a monthly theme and include circle time with songs, stories, socialization and playtime. Fine and gross motor skills will be enhanced through games and crafts. Class will meet Tuesday and Friday mornings for one hour and fifteen minutes.
  • Young 3’s – May Newsletter & Calendar
    The Young 3’s class was developed for children who turn three years old between September 1st and December 31st. The Young 3’s meet Tuesday and Thursday for an hour and a half. Young 3’s is an introductory class that will help foster socialization and learning in a fun, safe and caring environment. Emphasis is on social skills, separation from parent, learning to share, taking turns and independence. Daily activities include art, dramatic play, and large motor play (inside and outside). Stories, songs and FUN! The children will be introduced to colors, shapes, numbers and counting, letters, spatial relations and learn to recognize their name.
  • 3 Year-Olds – May Newsletter & Calendar
    Our 3-Year-Old class is designed for children who are three years old by September 1st. The three-year-olds meet twice a week for two hours. Classes are offered on Monday and Wednesday AM, Tuesday and Thursday AM. Exploration of numbers, shapes, colors, letters and more are introduced through interactive play and learning. Children are encouraged to begin the development of social skills as they begin their journey towards Kindergarten. Creative art media. Students will enhance their core curriculum using the program ABC Mouse on an IPAD, physical education, music, dramatic play, learning to recognize, trace and write their names and simple work sheets to enhance learning are just a few of the things your child will experience.
  • 4 Year-Olds – May Newsletter & Calendar
    The 4 year old class is for children who are four years old as of September 1st.  The 4-Year-Old class meets three times a week for 2 1/2 hours each day. Classes are offered Monday, Wednesday, and Friday AM and PM. Our curriculum includes reviewing of colors, shapes, phonetic awareness,’ and printing of the alphabet and numbers 1-20. Daily worksheets include coloring, cutting and gluing. Creative art & large motor activities correspond with the letter of the week. Science, computers, IPADS, OSMO, STEM, Common Core and music are tools used to help promote independent thinking as students master their kindergarten readiness skills.
  • Finally 5’s – May Newsletter & Calendar
    Finally Fives class was developed for children who will turn five years old between September 1st and December 31st. Classes meet 3 days a week Monday, Wednesday and Friday for 2 1/2 hours each day. Students’ progress through our curriculum with emphasis on daily phonic awareness to prepare for reading, writing and verbal skills. Review of colors, numbers, shapes and letters are implemented through worksheets, large motor activities and concept time. Science, computer IPADS, OSMO, STEM, Common Core and music assist students with independence, enhance their curiosity, socialization and strengthening a child’s positive self-image. Finally Five’s advanced activities help students to master their Kindergarten readiness skills.

Preschool Plus

Preschool Plus is an exciting opportunity to expand your child’s educational, social and developmental horizons by adding one or two days to our current programs. Children enrolled in our Three-Year-Old program can add one day and attend Three-Year-Old preschool 3 days a week. Four-Year-Old and Finally 5’s may add 2 days to the current 3-day program for a 5-day school week. Children enrolled in Preschool Plus will experience an extended curriculum including art, music, science and computers as well as indoor and outdoor physical activities.

Preschool Enrichment

The Preschool Enrichment Program is available to students currently enrolled in the Lemont Park District’s 4-Year-Old and Finally Fives preschool program. Students will attend their regular preschool program during the morning – Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. These students can extend their preschool experience until 2:30 p.m. Students who enroll in the Enrichment Program will experience a balance of Illinois CORE standards of education in literacy, math and science along with drama, music, science and creative movement. Students enrolled in the Preschool Enrichment program will have a 30-minute supervised lunch between their a.m. and p.m. programs.

Here’s What Parents Have To Say About LPD’s Preschool Program

 

“The facility is well equipped for your preschool program. Our daughter loves going to school and enjoys her teachers.”

– Meredith H., proud mom

 
 

“I have really been impressed with the professionalism and friendliness of the entire staff! Thanks for taking care of my kids!”

– Bridget B., proud mom

 
 

“I really can’t say enough wonderful things about Lemont Park District’s Pre-School. It has been great to see my daughter grow this year both socially and academically!”

– Katie B., proud mom

 
 

“My son loves going to school; thanks for making this such a positive experience for my son and our family!”

– Jim S., proud dad

 

Classes & Fees

  • Terrific Twos
    Ages: Children who are 2 years old as of September 1st
    Days: Tuesday and Friday
    Dates: September 2024 – May 2025
    Times: 9:15 a.m. -10:30 a.m.
    Fee: $1089 R/$1362 NR
  • Young 3’s Program
    Ages: Children who turn 3 years old between September 1st and December 31st
    Days: Tuesday and Thursday
    Dates: September 2024 – May 2025
    Times: 8:45 a.m. -10:15 a.m.
    Fee: $1164 R/$1455 NR
  • 3 Year Old Program
    Age: Children who are 3 years old as of September 1st
    Days: Tuesday and Thursday
    Dates: September 2024 – May 2025
    Times: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
    Fees: $1380 R/$1725 NR

    OR


    Days: Monday and Wednesday
    Dates: September 2024 – May 2025
    Times: 9:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
    Fees: $1380 R/$1725 NR
  • 4 Year Old Program
    Age: Children who are 4 years old as of September 1st
    Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
    Dates: September 2024 – May 2025
    Times: 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    Fees: $1947 R/$2434 NR
  • Finally Five Program
    Age: Children who will turn 5 years old between September 1st and December 31st
    Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
    Dates: September 2024 – May 2025
    Times: 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    Fees: $1947 R/$2434 NR
  • Preschool Plus 3-Year-Old Program
    Age: Students enrolled in the Park Districts 3-year-old program
    Day: Friday
    Dates: September 2024 – May 2025
    Times: 9:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
    Fees: $688 R/$860 NR
  • Preschool Plus 4 Year Old and Finally 5’s Program
    Age: Students enrolled in the Park Districts 4-year-old and Finally 5’s program
    Days: Tuesday and Thursday
    Dates: September 2024 – May 2025
    Times: 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    Fees: $1301 R/$1627 NR
  • Preschool Enrichment Program
    Age: Students enrolled in the Park Districts 4-year-old and Finally 5’s program
    Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
    Dates: September 2024 – May 2025
    Times: 12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Fees: $1947 R/$2434 NR

2024/2025 Registration Packet

** A $100 Non-Refundable deposit is due at the time of registration. The deposit will be deducted from preschool tuition balance. The remaining balance will be paid in eight equal monthly installments, Sept. 10th – April 10th.

The Lemont Park District has the right to make changes if it deems necessary.