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


Watch for Upcoming Events:  Holiday Sings, Winter Camps and Family Fun Fair.

LaGrange Highlands (Preschool & S/A programs)

Closed for Thanksgiving Break – November 22nd & 23rd

Holiday Sing – Thursday, December 6th.  See invite for times

Preschool Closed December 24th- January 5th for Winter Break

Open for Winter Camp Full Day

Phone number: 708-579-1103

Western Springs (Preschool & S/A programs)

No Kindergarten Enrichment November 19-23

Closed for Thanksgiving Break-Thursday & Friday, Nov. 22 & 23

Holiday Sing – Friday, December 14th

2’s are Grand Holiday Sing – Thursday, December 20th

Preschool Closed December 24th-January 4th.  Preschool Resumes January 7th

Snowflake Camp – Dec 26th- 28th and January 2nd-4th

Phone number: 708-246-2270

Grand Avenue LaGrange Highlands and Western Springs have passed NECPA re-certification for the 5th time!  NECPA is an independent early childhood accrediting organization to recognize and encourage quality and excellence in early childhood programs.


Spring Avenue (B/A program only)

Email grandavenuespring@yahoo.com for more information.

Phone number: 708-352-2890

7th Avenue (B/A program only)

Email grandave7@yahoo.com for more information.

Phone number 708-352-1425

Ideal School (After care program only)

Email grandave7@yahoo.com for more information.

Phone number 708-482-4851


Call each school for prices or questions on enrollment.
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.



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


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


Spring Avenue    M-F   7-8:30 am & 2:00 pm-6:00 pm –  708-352-2890


7th Avenue    M-F   7-8:30 am & 2:00 pm-6:00 pm – 708-352-1425


Ideal School   M-F  3:00-6:00 pm – 708-482-4851


Excellence in Early Learning Since 1981.