Preschool Classes

at the Elk Grove Park District

Preschool Classes, at the Elk Grove Park District

Preschool Classes

2021-22 Preschool Registration is open! Call for details. The Elk Grove Park District Preschool is fully accredited from NECPA, National Early Childhood Program Accreditation. Celebrating over 50 years in the community, our preschool has had the pleasure of providing an outstanding early childhood education for the families of Elk Grove Village and surrounding area.

We follow the Get Set for School Pre-K curriculum and we align our instruction to the Illinois Early Learning Development Standards. Our stellar, well-educated staff has a combined 200+ years of experience, and includes specialized music and gym teachers. We also have a secure and innovative playground. Come join the fun!  All children must be fully potty independent for in person.

We currently offer the following preschool classes:

  • 3 Year Old Classes
  • 4 Year Old Classes

Contact us for an individual one person tour or virtual tour, 847-690-1138. 

We have instituted many accommodations to ensure further safety in launching our preschool year. We are happy to start in person preschool in our classrooms. Although we have smaller classroom sizes, please contact us for class availability, and extra care options.

What Preschool looks like:

  • Increased cleaning enhancements
  • Daily wellness self-check done at home by parent/guardian
  • Staggered curbside drop-off & pickups
  • Temperature check for each child taken upon drop-off & before entering into our programs
  • Tightened sick protocols
  • Preferred face covering required for children & staff
  • Smaller class sizes
  • Increased nature-based outdoor learning & play
  • Purposeful classroom set-ups to allow for social distancing & easier sanitation
  • Visuals like hula-hoops, taped shapes, & marked spaces will help children understand and maintain social distancing
  • Live Virtual Preschool via Google Meet in the afternoons for all registered preschoolers

2021-2022 Preschool Classes Update

Below is a listing of the preschool classes offered through the Elk Grove Park District Preschool. Children must have reached the indicated age by the current year. See our Brochure for more information or call the Preschool Office at 847-690-1138 or email


3 Year Olds (Age 3 by Sept 1, 2021) In person in combination with Live Virtual Preschool

M, T, W
9:00-11:30 am, 9:15-11:45 am
R, F
9:00-11:30 am, 9:15-11:45 am
T, W, R
12:45 - 3:15pm
$189 / $227

4 Year Olds (Age 4 by Sept 1, 2021) In Person in combination with Live Virtual Preschool

M - F
9:15 - 11:45 am, 9:00 - 11:30 am
T, W, R, F
9:00 am - 11:30 am
M, T, W, R
9:15 am - 11:45 am
M - F (Flex)
12:45 pm - 3:15 pm
$17/$20 per day (2, 3, 4, 5 day option available)

Additional Preschool Options

If you are looking for more days for your child, you may enroll in a combination of classes. By combining the programs listed below, 3 and 4 year old children are able to spend all day (7:30 am - 5:30 pm) with us here at the Elk Grove Park District Preschool.

Early Birds - morning care

Do you need early morning care for your AM class preschooler? Children in an AM Preschool class are able to register for this program. We offer supervised playtime starting at 7:30 am Monday through Friday at the Al Hattendorf Center. Early Birds offers families the ability to drop off your child early at 7:30 am until class begins, and can coordinate with any number of days your child is in attendance at the Preschool. Children may bring their own breakfast. We provide water upon request. Please call 847-690-1138 or email for more information.

7:30 am   Drop-off $12.00/R per day  $15.00/NR per day


Lunch Box Kids - preschoolers can join us for lunch

This program enables your morning EGPD Preschooler in a 3 or 4 year old class to stay for lunch until 12:45 pm, or your afternoon EGPD Preschooler to come for lunch at 11:45 am in the Al Hattendorf Center Multipurpose Room. Afternoon class preschoolers will be escorted to their Preschool class after lunch has ended. Children can bring their own lunchbox or sack lunch. We provide milk and water.

 Mon - Fri  11:45 am - 12:45 pm   $7.00/R per day   $10/NR per day 

Preschool Extended Day - extend the fun and learning

Preschoolers have lunch, quiet time, play time, large muscle activities and stories. We provide milk and water. Children in a 3 or 4 year old (morning) EGPD Preschool class are eligible for this class and will be escorted from class to this program.

Mon - Fri   11:45 am - 3:15 pm   $18.00/R per day   $21/NR per day 

Late Pick-Up - after preschool care

Continue the fun! Late pick-up is available for children in afternoon preschool classes and Extended Day at the Elk Grove Park District Preschool.

Mon-Fri   3:15 pm - 6:00 pm    $15.00/R per day   $18.00/NR per day 

Preschool Registration --New for 2021-22 school year, Preschool will be offering Registration Appointments, more info. to come!

Visit the registration page to learn more about the preschool registration process and download forms to complete making your registration experience go faster.

Parent Resources

Links to very useful information on topics such as Separation Anxiety, Preschool Nutrition, Back-to-School Stress, etcetera.