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 & 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 – 5 years. (Must be toilet-trained.)

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

Preschool Programs – Ages 2 – 5 years.

          Tax ID – 36-3244029

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

Upcoming Events

LaGrange Highlands (Preschool & S/A programs)

Bring a hard boiled egg for dying, on Wednesday, April 17th or Thursday, April 18th

Mothers Day Teas – May 6th & May 7th.  Time and date on your invitation.

Graduation for all Pre-K students – Tuesday, May 21st

Last Day of Preschool – Friday, May 24th

Currently enrolling for Fall 2019 morning preschool M-F and afternoon preschool MWF

Phone number: 708-579-1103

Western Springs (Preschool & S/A programs)

Dad’s Day – Saturday April 13th 10:00-11:00.  Doughnuts, milk and coffee will be served.

Bring a hard boiled egg for dying Wednesday, April 17th or Thursday, April 18th

Friday April 19th – Grand Avenue Closed for Good Friday.

Mothers Day Teas – Thursday and Friday, May 9th & 10th.  Invitation coming with time and date.

Graduation for all Pre-K students – Thursday, May 23rd

Last day of Preschool and Kindergarten Enrichment – Friday, May 24th

Enrolling now for Am & Pm Preschool –  Fall 2019

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 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.

Summer Camp 2019

Brochures and registration forms are ready! Click on the Summer Camps tab above.  We offer part day options from 9:00-3:30 and extended day options from 6:30-6:00 for ages 5-12 years of age.  You pay for ONLY the days you sign up for!  Prices are listed on the registration form.

We also have our annual Preschool Summer Camps for ages 3-5 yrs. on Tues., Wed. & Thurs. from 9-11:30 and 1-3:30.


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.