Lemont Park District Preschool Academy

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WATCH YOUR CHILD GROW AND LEARN WITH US...

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    The Lemont Park District Preschool

    The Lemont Park District Preschool is a balanced program where your child will grow and learn in a cheerful, nurturing and stimulating environment that emphasizes a love for learning.

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    Our curriculum

    Our curriculum focuses on the whole child by providing opportunities for social, emotional and cognitive development along with math, science, arts and physical development in preparation for kindergarten.

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    Our classrooms

    Our classrooms and creative materials encourage interaction to promote your child’s means of expression, creativity, problem-solving and thinking. Playing with others, participating in small and large group activities and following directions will enhance your child’s emotional development.

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    Our Goal

    The goal of the Lemont Park District Preschool is to create a warm and caring environment to assist children in reaching their fullest learning potential!

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Class Descriptions

  • Terrific Two’s ~ November Newsletter & Calendar

    Terrific Two’s is a great way to introduce your child to a preschool setting. One of the most important aspects of early development is becoming comfortable with separation, encouraging independence and fostering communications skills. Classes will follow a weekly theme and include circle time with songs, a story, snack time, socialization and playtime. Fine and gross motor skills will be enhanced through games and crafts. Class will meet Tuesday and Friday mornings for one hour and fifteen minutes.

  • Young 3’s ~ November Newsletter & Calendar

    Our “Young 3’s” classes were developed for children who will be three years-old between September 1st and December 31st. This class is an introductory that will help foster socialization and learning in a fun, safe, and caring environment. Emphasis is on social skills, separation from parent, learning to share, take turns and independence. Daily activities include art, dramatic play and large motor play (inside and outside). Stories, songs and FUN! The children will be introduced to colors, shapes, numbers & counting, letters, spatial relations and learn to recognize their name. Students will also have a weekly opportunity to visit our computer lab! The “Young 3’s” meet Tuesday and Thursday mornings for one and a half hours.

  • 3 Year Olds ~ November Newsletter & Calendar

    Our 3 Year-old classes are designed for children who will be three years-old by September 1st. The exploration of numbers, shapes, colors, letters (and much more!) are introduced through interactive play and learning. Children are encouraged to start development of social skills as they begin their journey towards Kindergarten. Creative art media, introduction to computers, physical education, music, dramatic play, learning to recognize, trace and write their names and, simple work sheets to enhance learning are just a few of the things your child will experience. The 3 Year-olds meet twice a week for two hours. Classes are offered Monday and Wednesday in the morning and Tuesday and Thursday in both the morning and afternoon.

  • 4 Year Olds ~ November Newsletter & Calendar

    The 4 year-old class is for children who are four years old as of September 1st. Our curriculum includes reviewing colors, shape recognition, phonetic awareness and printing of the alphabet & numbers one through twenty. Daily worksheets include coloring, cutting and gluing. Creative art and large motor activities correspond with the letter of the week. Science, computer lab and music are tools used to help promote independent thinking as students master their kindergarten readiness skills. The 4 year-old classes meet three times a week for two and half hours each day. Classes are offered Monday, Wednesday and Fridays in the morning and afternoon.

  • Finally 5’s ~ November Newsletter & Calendar

    Our “Finally 5’s” class was developed for children who will turn five years-old between September 1st and December 31st. Students progress through our curriculum with emphasis on daily phonic awareness to prepare for reading, writing and verbal skills. Review of colors, numbers, shapes and letters are implemented through worksheets, large motor activities and concept time. Science, computer lab, snack time and music assist students with independence, enhance their curiosity, promote socialization and strengthen your child’s positive self image. “Finally 5’s” advanced activities help students to master their Kindergarten readiness skills. Classes meet three days a week for two and half hours each day and are available Monday, Wednesday and Friday in the morning.    

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Preschool Plus

Expand your child’s learning and development at the Lemont Park District with “Preschool Plus.” Your child will experience an extended curriculum including art, music, science and computers as well as indoor and outdoor activities. Students that enroll in our 3 year-old, 2-day program will have the opportunity to add a Friday to their week. Students who enroll in our 4 year-old and Finally 5’s programs will have the opportunity to add Tuesday and Thursday to make a 5-day preschool week.

Preschool Enrichment

preschool3The Preschool Enrichment Program is available to students currently enrolled in the Lemont Park District’s 4 Year Old and Finally Fives preschool program. Students will attend their regular preschool program during the morning – Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. These students are able to extend their preschool experience until 2:30 p.m. Students who enroll in the Enrichment Program will experience a balance of Illinois CORE standards of education in literacy, math and science along with drama, music, science and creative movement. Students enrolled in the Preschool Enrichment program will have a 30-minute supervised lunch between their a.m. and p.m. programs.

The 4 year-old class is for children who are four years old as of September 1st. Our curriculum includes reviewing colors, shape recognition, phonetic awareness and printing of the alphabet & numbers one through twenty. Daily worksheets include coloring, cutting and gluing. Creative art and large motor activities correspond with the letter of the week. Science, computer lab and music are tools used to help promote independent thinking as students master their kindergarten readiness skills. The 4 year-old classes meet three times a week for two and half hours each day. Classes are offered Monday, Wednesday and Fridays in the morning and afternoon.

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  • Kindergarten Enrichment Klub ~ November/December Newsletter

    The Kindergarten Enrichment Klub offers Kindergarten students additional learning opportunities and homework help in math, science, reading, the arts and works on large motor development. What a great way to enhance your child’s Kindergarten experience! Transportation will be provided from Oakwood School to the Lemont Park District for AM Kindergarten students participating in the afternoon Kindergarten Enrichment Klub and from the Lemont Park District to Oakwood School for students enrolled in afternoon Kindergarten. Students will eat lunch before or after Kindergarten Enrichment Klub. Program transportation provided for District 113A students only. Kindergarten Enrichment will follow the District 113A School Calendar.

    Our “Finally 5’s” class was developed for children who will turn five years-old between September 1st and December 31st. Students progress through our curriculum with emphasis on daily phonic awareness to prepare for reading, writing and verbal skills. Review of colors, numbers, shapes and letters are implemented through worksheets, large motor activities and concept time. Science, computer lab, snack time and music assist students with independence, enhance their curiosity, promote socialization and strengthen your child’s positive self image. “Finally 5’s” advanced activities help students to master their Kindergarten readiness skills. Classes meet three days a week for two and half hours each day and are available Monday, Wednesday and Friday in the morning.

Here's what parents have to say about LPD's Preschool Program

“The facility is well equipped for your preschool program. Our daughter loves going to school and enjoys her teachers.”

– Meredith H., proud mom

“I really can’t say enough wonderful things about Lemont Park District’s Pre-School. It has been great to see my daughter grow this year both socially and academically!”

– Katie B., proud mom

“I have really been impressed with the professionalism and friendliness of the entire staff! Thanks for taking care of my kids!”

– Bridget B., proud mom

“My son loves going to school; thanks for making this such a positive experience for my son and our family!”

– Jim S., proud dad

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Classes & Fees

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    Terrific Twos

    Ages: Children who are 2 years old as of September 1st
    Days: Tuesday and Friday
    Dates: September 2018 – May 2019

    Times: 9:15 a.m. -10:30 a.m.
    Fee: $717 R/$896 NR

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    Young 3’s Program

    Ages: Children who turn 3 years old between September 1st and December 31st
    Days: Tuesday and Thursday
    Dates: September 2018 – May 2019

    Times:  8:45 a.m. -10:15 a.m.
    Fee: $767 R/$958 NR

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    3 Year Old Program

    Age: Children who are 3 years old as of September 1st
    Days: Tuesday and Thursday
    Dates: September 2018 – May 2019

    Times: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. OR 9:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
    Fees: $911 R/$1138 NR

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    Days:  Monday and Wednesday
    Dates: September 2018 – May 2019

    Times: 9:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
    Fees: $911 R/$1138 NR

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    4 Year Old Program

    Age: Children who are 4 years old as of September 1st
    Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
    Dates: September 2018 – May 2019

    Times: 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    Fees: $1287 R/$1608 NR

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    Finally Five Program

    Age: Children who will turn 5 years old between September 1st and December 31st
    Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
    Dates: September 2018 – May 2019

    Times: 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    Fees: $1287 R/$1608 NR

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    Preschool Plus 3 Year Old Program

    Age: Students enrolled in the Park Districts 3 year old program
    Day: Friday
    Dates: September 2018 – May 2019

    Times: 9:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
    Fees: $455 R/$568 NR

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    Preschool Plus 4 Year Old and Finally 5’s Program

    Age: Students enrolled in the Park Districts 4 year old and Finally 5’s program
    Days: Tuesday and Thursday
    Dates: September 2018 – May 2019

    Times: 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    Fees: $858 R/$1072 NR

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    Preschool Enrichment Program

    Age: Students enrolled in the Park Districts 4 year old and Finally 5’s program
    Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
    Dates: September 2018 – May 2019

    Times: 12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Fees: $1287 R/$1608 NR

** A $100 Non-Refundable deposit is due at the time of registration. Deposit will be deducted from preschool tuition balance. Remaining balance will be paid in six equal monthly installments, Sept. 10th – Feb. 10th.