Founded in 1969, Kensington School is a private nursery,preschool, and Kindergarten serving families in the western suburbs of Chicago.
We offer a play based academic program for ages 2 - 6 years of age .Enrichment programs, organic hot lunches and snacks, and private tutoring are also available.
Both half and full day programs are offered.. Come in and visit our beautiful classrooms, cutting-edge curriculum, and inspiring teaching staff! Stay awhile anf enjoy our big beautiful playground area, too!.

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Kensington School Of The Highlands ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for:

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
289 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Kensington School Of The Highlands Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
1 teacher
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
20%
Average Class Size
20 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(comfortable play clothes)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Mary Johnson

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
1 extracurricular
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
enrichment classes and lunch program

School Notes

  • Founded in 1969, Kensington School is a private nursery,preschool, and Kindergarten serving families in the western suburbs of Chicago. We offer a play based academic program for ages 2 - 6 years of age .Enrichment programs, organic hot lunches and snacks, and private tutoring are also available. Both half and full day programs are offered.. Come in and visit our beautiful classrooms, cutting-edge curriculum, and inspiring teaching staff! Stay awhile anf enjoy our big beautiful playground area, too!

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