The staff at Downers Grove welcome all families. We pride ourselves on great family connections and making sure all families leave happy and satisfied. We drive great curriculum and fantastic learning experiences.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
  • Students: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
Year Founded
1992

Student Body

Total Students
24 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
40%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Highland Avenue KinderCare Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
1 teacher
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • Welcome to our Downers Grove KinderCare.  Our center has attained NAEYC accreditation and the Gold Circle of Quality through ExceleRate Illinois.  The staff together have over 100 years of experience in education of young children.   Our philosophy is to educate and provide a safe and nurturing environment for all children.  We are an active part in the Downers Grove community.  Our focus is to build strong relationships with families.  We would love to see your family grow with us.
    Our program has been created by a team of experts, and designed to help aid each milestone in their development. Our highly-trained staff is compassionate and eager to help aid your child with the skills they will need for a successful future. We also offer Learning Adventures which includes programs in cooking, phonics, and music for a small additional fee. These are wonderful tutorial experience where you turn learning into fun.
     
    Jillian Cius '“ Center Director
  • Health and Safety Co-ordinator: Sarah Forillo

    All staff at the Highland KinderCare are First Aid and CPR trained.  Health and Safety is a high priority at our center.  Staff are trained and up to date on all state requirements as well as DuPage County.  We also are partnered with the CACFP Federal Food Program.  This program plays a vital role in improving the quality of child care. 


  • Hours Of Operation: 5:45 AM to 6:15 PM, M-F
  • Languages Spoken: German, Hindi, Spanish
  • Yes Action for Children YWCS IDHS DCFS

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
  • Students: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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