Swift Child Care & Kindergarten

  • Our mission is to provide Early Childhood Education and childcare services that prepare your child for the future.
  • We use an interactive approach that allows teachers to work with the children in small groups, large groups, and one-on-one.
  • Our curriculum is based on the philosophy that young children learn through active exploration in an environment which is rich in materials and opportunities to play, socialize, converse, work, and negotiate with others.The classrooms are planned to encourage curiosity, exploration, and problem solving in an atmosphere of warmth, affection and respect for each child.
  • Teachers plan experiences based on children's interests and appropriate educational concepts. Children may work individually or collaboratively, and may choose whether or not to participate in a project.
  • All interrelated aspects of the child's growth and development are considered ' intellectual, social, emotional, physical, and creative.

School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Coalition of Girls
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationOther
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded1987
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students153 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
67%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade Swift Child Care & Kindergarten Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
25%
Average Class Size8 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition Rates Vary Based on Child's Age and Number of Days for Attendance. Children have the option to attend either 3,4,or 5 days weekly.
% on Financial Aid
30%
Average Financial Aid Grant$6,000
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorJoanna Varda

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Before/After School for children through age 12, Drama, Field Trips

Arts and Music Programs:
Full-Day Summer Camp

School Notes

  • Our mission is to provide Early Childhood Education and childcare services that prepare your child for the future. We use an interactive approach that allows teachers to work with the children in small groups, large groups, and one-on-one. Our curriculum is based on the philosophy that young children learn through active exploration in an environment which is rich in materials and opportunities to play, socialize, converse, work, and negotiate with others.The classrooms are planned to encourage curiosity, exploration, and problem solving in an atmosphere of warmth, affection and respect for each child. Teachers plan experiences based on children's interests and appropriate educational concepts. Children may work individually or collaboratively, and may choose whether or not to participate in a project. All interrelated aspects of the child's growth and development are considered ' intellectual, social, emotional, physical , and creative.
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    Grades: PK-6 | 49 students
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    8401 Karlov Ave
    Skokie, IL 60076
    (847)679-4614
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  • Skokie
    Grades: NS-PK | 70 students
    1.1 miles
    4346 Howard St
    Skokie, IL 60076
    (847)675-6619
    1.1 NS-PK
    70

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