Highland Avenue KinderCare

  • 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.

School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association for the Education of Young Children
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
Year Founded1992

Student Body

Total Students24 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
40%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Highland Avenue KinderCare Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers1 teacher
Student : Teacher Ratio24:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / 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

Nearby Private Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Downers Grove
    St Joseph
    St Joseph Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 437 students
    1.1 miles
    4832 Highland Avenue
    Downers Grove, IL 60515
    (630) 969-4306
    1.1 PK-8
    437
  • Downers Grove
    Grades: PK-K | 34 students
    1.2 miles
    3400 Lacey Rd
    Downers Grove, IL 60515
    (630) 852-0250
    1.2 PK-K
    34
  • Downers Grove
    Grades: PK-8 | 483 students
    1.3 miles
    440 Prairie Ave
    Downers Grove, IL 60515
    (630) 968-6155
    1.3 PK-8
    483
  • Downers Grove
    Family Life Program
    Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
    Grades: PK-K | 53 students
    1.6 miles
    1047 Curtiss Street
    Downers Grove, IL 60515
    (630) 968-0527
    1.6 PK-K
    53
  • Downers Grove
    Grades: K-8 | 112 students
    1.7 miles
    929 Maple Avenue
    Downers Grove, IL 60515
    (630) 852-0832
    1.7 K-8
    112

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