Little Friends Learning Center

  • Little Friends Early Education and Preschool is proud to have served families in the Peoria area and surrounding communities over 25 years. Our school nurtures and educates infants, toddlers, two's, preschool, kindergarten prep, private kindergarten, and school age children in our developmentally appropriate environments. Our mission is to provide a caring and nurturing environment where your child can reach their full potential. We offer children a world of experience to help them develop mind, body, social, self, and character. Our-long term teachers and school administrators are committed to providing quality, consistent care and educational programs. We are conveniently located just off Knoxville Ave and Alta Road, minutes from I-74. We look forward to having you visit our child care and early education center.

School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Year Founded1991
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Studentsn/a
Student Body TypeCo-ed

Academics and Faculty

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Gardening, STEM

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Classes, Music

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Physical Education

Nearby Private Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Peoria
    Northminster Learning Center
    Daycare / Preschool (Presbyterian)
    Grades: PK-K | 144 students
    0.5 miles
    10720 N Knoxville Ave
    Peoria, IL 61615
    (309) 691-6322
    0.5 PK-K
  • Peoria
    St Jude Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 232 students
    0.5 miles
    10811 N Knoxville Ave
    Peoria, IL 61615
    (309) 243-2493
    0.5 PK-8
  • Peoria
    Grades: 1-7 | 12 students
    1.2 miles
    9005 N Industrial Rd
    Peoria, IL 61615
    (309) 691-3242
    1.2 1-7
  • Peoria
    123 You N Me Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-K | 35 students
    1.9 miles
    809 W Detweiller Dr Ste A
    Peoria, IL 61615
    (309) 692-3470
    1.9 PK-K
  • Peoria
    Aletheia School
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    Grades: PK-7 | 75 students
    2.7 miles
    7229 N. Knoxville Ave
    Peoria, IL 61614
    (309) 635-9809
    2.7 PK-7

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