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Preschool & Early Learning

Data shows that attending a high-quality preschool or other early learning opportunities, children ages 3-5 are better prepared to enter kindergarten ready to learn. Below are programs that offer full and part-time care.   

Elgin Preschool Programs 



Bethlehem Lutheran Child Development Center

Phone: 847-741-7743
Address: 340 Grand Boulevard, Elgin, IL, 60120

Elgin Academy

Phone: 847-695-0303
Address: 350 Park Street, Elgin, IL, 60120

Elgin Community College Early Childhood Lab School Silver Circle  of Quality

Phone: 847-214-7376
1700 Spartan Dr. Elgin Building M
(Full-Time/Part-Time Infants-Fives)

Elgin Parent Co-op

Phone:  847-741-0506
Address: 240 Standish St. Elgin, IL 60123
(Part-Time Preschool)

Harvest Christian Academy Preschool

Phone: 847-214-3500 x3509
Address: 1000 N Randall Road, Elgin, IL, 60123

Little Learners Eastside Recreation Center

Phone: 847-888-1989
Address:  1080 E. Chicago St. Elgin
(Play-based Learning)

Primrose School of South Elgin

Phone: 847-468-1630
Address: 450 Briargate Drive, South Elgin, IL, 60177

School District U-46 Parents as Teacher Gold Circle of Quality

Phone: 847-888-5000 x6003
Address: 1555 Larkin Avenue, Elgin, IL, 60123

School District U-46 More at Four  Gold Circle of Quality

Phone: 847-888-5000 x6132
Address: 799 S. McLean Boulevard, Elgin, IL, 6012

St. Laurence Catholic School

Phone:  847-468-6100
Address: 572 Standish Street, Elgin, IL  60123
(3 and 4 year old Half and Full Day)

St. John's Lutheran School

Phone:  847-741-7633
Address: 109 N. Spring St., Elgin, IL  60120
(2, 3 4 and 5 year olds)

St. Mary Preschool 

Phone: 847-695-6609
Address:  103 S. Gifford St. Elgin, IL 60120 

Summit School Early Learning Silver Circle of Quality

Address:  333 W. River Rd. Elgin, IL  60123
Full and Part time care: Preschool 3-5, (5, 3, or 2 days a week available)

The Goddard School

Phone: 847-783-0083
Address: 2496 Bushwood Drive, Elgin, IL, 60010

The Learning Tree Child Care of East Elgin Silver Circle of Quality

Phone: 847-741-6880
Address: 845 Summit Street, Elgin, IL, 60120
(Full and Part-Time Care)

The Learning Tree Child Care of West Elgin  Silver Circle of Quality

Phone: 847-888-4200 
Address: 2325 Royal Blvd., Elgin, IL 60123
(Full and Part-Time Care)

The Centre of Elgin Preschool

Phone:  847-531-7000
Address: 100 Symphony Way Elgin, IL

The YMCA Taylor Preschool (Program Opening in January 2018) 
111 Van Street Elgin, IL 60123

Phone:  847-888-7410

Preschool in Surrounding Suburbs


Bartlett Park District Preschool

Bartlett Community Center

Phone: 630-540-4853
Address: 700 S. Bartlett Road, Bartlett, IL  60103

Greenbrook Montessori School  Gold Circle of Quality

Phone: 630-830-1675
Address: 1675 Greenbrook Blvd Hanover Park
(Offers Full and Part time care Infants-Fives)

Jerri Hoffmann Child and Family Center (Children's Home and Aid)

Phone: 847-844-5100
Address: 229 Lake Marian Road, Carpentersville, IL, 60110
(Full-time care)

Living Lord Lutheran Church Preschool

Phone: 630-830-7158
Address:  1044 Congress Dr. Bartlett, IL

Mini Steps Child Care Silver Circle of Quality

Phone:  630-837-6307
Address:  5600 Arlington Dr. East Hanover Park, IL
(Offers Full and Part-Time Care)

Streamwood Park District Preschool (3 and 4-year-old program)

Phone: 630-483-3730
Address:  550 S. Park Blvd. Streamwood

School District U-46 More at 4 Preschool  Gold Circle of Quality

Phone: 847-888-5000 x6130
Address: 1701 Greenbrook Blvd. Hanover Park, IL