Welcome to Grand Avenue Preschools a private, nationally accredited early childhood center. Our schools have provided care and education in the western suburbs of Western Springs, LaGrange Highlands and LaGrange since 1981. Grand Avenue is a family owned and operated preschool. On-site management from the ownership group ensures that quality, is a habit, that is reinforced and managed each and every day. We hope you will spend a moment visiting our web pages and to schedule a visit to one of our schools. We have an open door policy, your family and children are always welcome.

Tell me more about Grand Avenue Preschools, a nationally accredited and certified preschool.

Upcoming Events

LaGrange Highlands

Vision & Hearing Screening – January 18th & 19th

Winter Wonderland – January 24th & 25th

Vision & Hearing Re-Screening – February 16th

GAP Closed for Staff In-service day – Monday, February 19th

Preschool Conferences – Thursday, March 1st

Spring Sing – Non Graduates – Thursday, March 15th

Spring Avenue

Open Enrollment starts January 26th

GAP Closed for Staff In-service day – Monday, February 19th


Spring Avenue Preschool spots are still open!  Offering MWF morning PreK, and T Th 3’s turning 4 classes.  Director Kathy Pastwa can be reached by emailing her at grandave7@yahoo.com for enrollment information.  Preschool: 708-482-2710 x 1700.  School Age: 708-352-2890

Western Spring

Family Fun Fair – Friday, January 26th 6:30-8:00 pm

Vision & Hearing Re-Screening – February 15th

GAP Closed for Staff In-service Day- Monday, February 19th

Conversation Time – Thursday, March 1st.  No 1/2 day Preschool

Spring Sing – Non Graduates – Tuesday, March 13th

7th Avenue

GAP Closed for Staff In-service day – Monday, February 19th

Up to 6th grade before/after school care available.  We offer reduced rates for part-time scheduling. 

    Please call Kathy or Jennifer for more information at 708-352-1425.


Language Stars Immersion Spanish – Spanish classes have started but you can still sign up.   Call 708 246-2270 for more information. 


Few spots still left for 2017-2018 school year
Enrollment for 2018-2019 starts November 11th
Click on the “Forms” link located at the top and bottom of the Home page and mail, fax or email your application.  You can also call our schools to make an appointment for you and your child to take a tour of one of our facilities.

Hours of Operation & Phone

M-F   7:00 am – 6:00 pm – LaGrange Highlands  708-579-1103

M-F   6:30 am-6:00 pm – Western Springs  708-246-2270

M-F   8:30 am -11:30 am – Spring Avenue (Preschool) 708-482-2710 x 1700

M-F   7-8:30 am & 2:00 pm-6:00 pm – Spring Avenue  708-352-2890 & Seventh Avenue (S/A Care) 708-352-1425


Grand Avenue opened it’s doors in 1981 so we will be celebrating our 35th Year of Educating and Caring for Children in our communities.