Next Generation Early Education

Next Generation School is an independent, private school offering superior educational opportunities in a loving, nurturing environment for students ages six weeks through eighth grade.

 Our holistic approach to education enables our students to realize their fullest potential and become life-long learners who can successfully navigate the world.


Our campus, located in southwest Champaign, is arranged into three buildings.

 Our Early Education building, 1201 West Windsor, serves children ages six weeks through three years.
 Our All-Star building, 2533 Galen Drive, is home to our four year old students, and our Primary and Middle School building is located at 2521 Galen Drive.
 The three buildings are connected by a large play field and playground.


A short distance from University of Illinois' campus, our location affords us the opportunity of many enriching experiences for our students.

 We have established several partnerships with the University and other community staples all designed to enhance our core academics, Fine Arts and Performing Arts, and STEM education programs.


We invite you to visit our campus and experience first-hand the world of opportunity that awaits your child at Next Generation School.

School Overview

School Type Early Childhood / Day Care
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - Nursery/Preschool
Year Founded 1996

Student Body

Total Students n/a
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 60%
State avg.: 29%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Average Class Size 20 students

Finances and Admission

Admissions Director Marcy Sigler

School Notes:

Next Generation School is an independent, private school offering superior educational opportunities in a loving, nurturing environment for students ages six weeks through eighth grade.  Our holistic approach to education enables our students to realize their fullest potential and become life-long learners who can successfully navigate the world.


Our campus, located in southwest Champaign, is arranged into three buildings.  Our Early Education building, 1201 West Windsor, serves children ages six weeks through three years.  Our All-Star building, 2533 Galen Drive, is home to our four year old students, and our Primary and Middle School building is located at 2521 Galen Drive.  The three buildings are connected by a large play field and playground.


A short distance from University of Illinois' campus, our location affords us the opportunity of many enriching experiences for our students.  We have established several partnerships with the University and other community staples all designed to enhance our core academics, Fine Arts and Performing Arts, and STEM education programs.


We invite you to visit our campus and experience first-hand the world of opportunity that awaits your child at Next Generation School.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The High School Of St. Thomas More (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Next Generation School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Devonshire KinderCare (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ChampaignNext Generation School
    Special Program Emphasis
    2521 Galen Drive
    ChampaignIL61821
    (217)356-6995
    Special Program Emphasis
    0.2 mi | 265 students | Gr. K-8                      
  • ChampaignHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award The High School Of St. Thomas More
      (Roman Catholic)
    3901 N Mattis Ave
    ChampaignIL61822
    (217)352-7210
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.9 mi | 292 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • ChampaignSt Matthew School
      (Roman Catholic)
    1307 Lincolnshire Dr
    ChampaignIL61821
    (217)359-4114
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.9 mi | 414 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • ChampaignDevonshire KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    410 Devonshire Drive
    ChampaignIL61820
    (217)356-9000
    Daycare / Preschool
    1 mi | 9 students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • SavoyMontessori School Of Champaign-Urbana
    Montessori School
    1403 Regency Drive East
    SavoyIL61874
    (217)356-1818
    Montessori School
    1.1 mi | 46 students | Gr. NS-6                      

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