Swift Child Care & Kindergarten

8260 Elmwood Street & 8064 N. Lincoln Ave
Skokie, IL 60077-0600
Tel: (847)675-6052
Grades: NS-K | 113 students
Our mission is to provide Early Childhood Education and childcare services that prepare your child for the future.
We use an interactive approach that allows teachers to work with the children in small groups, large groups, and one-on-one.
Our curriculum is based on the philosophy that young children learn through active exploration in an environment which is rich in materials and opportunities to play, socialize, converse, work, and negotiate with others.The classrooms are planned to encourage curiosity, exploration, and problem solving in an atmosphere of warmth, affection and respect for each child.
Teachers plan experiences based on children's interests and appropriate educational concepts.
Children may work individually or collaboratively, and may choose whether or not to participate in a project.
All interrelated aspects of the child's growth and development are considered ' intellectual, social, emotional, physical , and creative.

School Overview

School Type Early Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc. European Council for International Schools
National Coalition of Girls
Religious Affiliation Other
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Year Founded 1987

Student Body

Total Students 113 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
50%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Swift Child Care & Kindergarten Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 2:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
25%
Average Class Size 8 students

Finances and Admission

Tuition Notes Tuition Rates Vary Based on Child's Age and Number of Days for Attendance. Children have the option to attend either 3,4,or 5 days weekly.
% on Financial Aid
85%
Average Financial Aid Grant $6,000
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Joanna Varda

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Before/After School for children through age 12, Drama, Field Trips, Full-Day Summer Camp, Swimming Drama, Field Trips, Swimming, Before/After School for children through age 12,
Full-Day Summer Camp,
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The average private school tuition in Illinois is $5,757 for elementary schools and $11,205 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Illinois is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).