Des Plaines KinderCare

8650 West Ballard Rd.
Des Plaines, IL 60016-0600
Tel: (847)803-9929
Grades: Nursery School-PK | 65 students
Des Plaines KinderCare Front
Des Plaines KinderCare Front
Our teachers work together as a team to ensure the classroom environment your little one enjoys every day is beneficial for them in every way: intellectually, emotionally, socially and physically.
Together, we strive to make caring for the WHOLE child our passion.
Please take a moment to read about the professionals who dedicate their day to providing the ultimate care and respect for your child.

School Overview

School Type Early Childhood / Day Care
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery School-Prekindergarten
Year Founded 1988

Student Body

Total Students 65 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 32%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 1 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 75:1
National avg.: 13:1

School Notes:

  • Welcome to Des Plaines KinderCare! Each day, we provide a balanced approach to learning, giving you the peace of mind that your child will have fun as they develop socially, emotionally, physically and intellectually. At our center, our passionate and engaging teachers provide care and developmentally appropriate curriculum for children from six weeks to twelve years old. Please take a moment to read about the professionals who look forward to educating and caring for your children.
  • We want you to have the piece of mind that your child is safe and protected while in our care. Our front door has a locked keypad entry, allowing only parents and staff to enter freely. The second you enter the building, you are greeted with a member of management, ready to assist you. Our team is certified in First Aid and CPR, and the certifications are renewed every two years.We ensure safe sleep practices and guidelines are followed in each classroom, allowing your child to get the rest they need in the safest environment.
  • Hours Of Operation: 6:30 AM to 6:00 PM, M-F
  • Languages Spoken: Hindi, Spanish
  • NACCRA, IDPH, work with YWCA, Illinois Action for Children
  • Profile last updated: 09/20/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Northridge Preparatory School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Northridge Preparatory School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is A Mothers Touch Learning Academy (0.9 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Niles
    Northridge Preparatory School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 6-12 | 249 students
    0.4 miles
    8320 W Ballard Rd
    Niles, IL 60714
  • Des Plaines
    Grades: K-7 | 23 students
    0.5 miles
    8800 W Ballard Rd
    Des Plaines, IL 60016
  • Des Plaines
    Bnos Rabbeinu High School
    All-girls (Jewish)
    Grades: 9-12 | 19 students
    0.6 miles
    9077 Barberry Ln
    Des Plaines, IL 60016
  • Park Ridge
    Messiah Lutheran Child Care
    Daycare / Preschool (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    Grades: KG | 6 students
    0.7 miles
    1605 Vernon Ave
    Park Ridge, IL 60068
  • Niles
    Grades: PK-KG | 32 students
    0.9 miles
    8350 N Greenwood Ave
    Niles, IL 60714

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