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 (Preschool & S/A programs)

LaGrange Highlands Food Drive, Annual Charity Project for Early Childhood students

February 4 to February 28th

Vision & Hearing Screening – January 31 and February 1st.  Sign up at school.

Spring Sing – March 14th

Starting to enroll for Fall 2019 morning preschool M-F and afternoon preschool MWF

Phone number: 708-579-1103

Western Springs (Preschool & S/A programs)

Valentines Day Parties – February 13th & 14th

GAP Closed for Staff In-service –  Monday, February 18th

Parent/Teacher Conferences – March 7th

Spring Sing (2’s and 3’s) – March 19th

Enrolling now for 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 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.

Summer Camp 2019

Information and brochures will be ready soon. Part time options from 9-3:30 and Extended day care options from 6:30-6:00 are also available for ages 5-12 years of age. We will also offer our usual Summer Camps for ages 3-5 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.