To Our Families and Community: In order to minimize the opportunities for transmitting the virus and to abide by the Governor’s recommendation and local school district’s decisions to close schools for 14 days, we are currently CLOSED for all programs.  Staff will be in touch with their families via email.
New customers, if you would like to register for Western Springs or our new location in Burr Ridge, Summer Camps, or fall programs, please go to the top right of our website and click on “Forms” to sign up for fall programs or click on the “Summer Camp” tab and click on the brochure for each age group. We are still answering phones and responding to form submissions and ready to serve you however we can.


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. And soon will be serving Burr Ridge.

Grand Avenue is a family-owned and operated preschool & day care.

On-site owner management ensures that quality is a habit that is reinforced and managed each and every day.  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.

 All Day Programs – Ages 3 – 12 years old.  Year around at Burr Ridge and Western Springs.

Before and After School-Age Programs – K – 5th grades for before & after school care and summers.

Preschool Programs – Ages 2 – 5 years old and Summer Camps at Burr Ridge and Western Springs.

          Tax ID – 36-3244029

Grand Avenue Preschools are state-licensed and nationally-accredited.  Tell me more.

Upcoming Events

LaGrange Highlands (Preschool & S/A programs)

The LaGrange Highlands PRESCHOOL & SUMMER PROGRAMS will be moving to:
6880 N. Frontage Road, Burr Ridge Ste #200
as of June 1, 2020.
Burr Ridge will open at 6:45am and close at 6pm.  We will be adding a Two’s Are Grand program and Full Steam Ahead – an afternoon kindergarten enrichment program in addition to their preschool programs. See below for more details.
The Grand Avenue Before & After School-age Highlands program will remain on campus.
Phone number: 708-579-1103

Our Spring Sings went great!  Thank you all so much for coming and sharing this time with us.


CLOSED on April 10th for Good Friday.


Western Springs (Preschool & S/A programs)


Spring Sings scheduled for Tuesday, March 17th have been postphoned.  A new date will be announced as soon as possible.


Dad’s Day, April 4th 10:00-11:00 am 


GAP CLOSED on April 10th for Good Friday.


Phone number: 708-246-2270

Grand Avenue LaGrange Highlands and Western Springs are NECPA certified since 2006.  NECPA is an independent early childhood accrediting organization to recognize and encourage quality and excellence in early childhood programs.



We are still taking enrollment for the 2020-2021 school year.  Call 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.
Our new Burr Ridge location is now enrolling children ages 5-6 for their Fall 2020 afternoon kindergarten enrichment program “FULL STEAM AHEAD.”  Each day will focus on a different subject area in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math).  The program will be offered Monday through Friday from 11:45 a.m. until 3:15 p.m. or 6:00 p.m.   Parents may select as many days for their child as they wish. A door to door bus will be available.
Give us a call!



LaGrange Highlands    M-F  7:00 am – 6:00 pm –  708-579-1103  Fax 708-588-0464

Western Springs    M-F   6:30 am-6:00 pm –  708-246-2270  Fax 708-246-2129

Excellence in Early Learning Since 1981.