Darien KinderCare

  • The staff at Darien welcomes all families. We pride ourselves on great family connections and making sure all families leave happy and satisfied each and every day.
  • We provide great curriculum and a fantastic learning experience. We hope you decide to take a moment to set up a tour to see our teachers in action!.

School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
Year Founded1988

Student Body

Total Students5 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Darien KinderCare Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers1 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • Welcome to the Darien KinderCare, where we partner with families to create a nurturing and exciting environment that helps support your child through all stages of their development. We look forward to having you and your family join our school community. Our large outdoor activity space helps to create a great environment for learning. We accept CCAP subsidy. The large open floor plan helps create a bright and inviting space to learn, explore and grow. We provide a variety of year round programs for children ages six weeks through 12 years including Spring, Summer and Winter Break Camp.
  • Child safety is a primary focus. The center has a dedicated Health and Safety Coordinator, all staff is first aid and CPR trained. The Center has a key code entry; the building and playground are fenced. The Center does a child name to face count every 30 minutes. Only authorized parents can take children out of Center.
  • Hours Of Operation: 6:15 AM to 6:15 PM, M-F
  • CHICAGO PLAN SUBSIDY CENTER --- All in general; upon request; Offering additonal discount on top of subsidy pay for new enrollments! ---

Nearby Private Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Darien
    Abc Land Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK | 56 students
    0.3 miles
    1321 Plainfield Rd
    Darien, IL 60561
    (630)971-3870
    0.3 NS-PK
    56
  • Darien
    St. John Lutheran Early Learning Center
    St. John Lutheran Early Learning Center Photo - Preschoolers are all smiles at the St. John Early Learning Center because they can feel and share the love of Jesus while having fun as they learn.
    Daycare / Preschool (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: NS-PK | 42 students
    0.8 miles
    7214 S Cass Ave
    Darien, IL 60561
    (630)324-6582
    0.8 NS-PK
    42
  • Darien
    Kingswood Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 135 students
    1.6 miles
    133 Plainfield Road
    Darien, IL 60561
    (630)887-1411
    1.6 PK-8
    135
  • Westmont
    Grades: PK-K | 33 students
    1.6 miles
    6551 S Cass Ave Ste B
    Westmont, IL 60559
    (630)961-3950
    1.6 PK-K
    33
  • Downers Grove
    Grades: PK-12 | 124 students
    1.7 miles
    333 75th Street
    Downers Grove, IL 60516
    (630)964-5363
    1.7 PK-12
    124

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