The Learning Tree East

The Learning Tree Child care centers were founded in 1978.
There are three locations, Elgin East, Elgin West and Algonquin.
We will be opening a fourth location in Huntley in 2006.
Kathy Hannell serves as Executive Director of all the centers.
Pat Hannell maintains the physical plant of the centers. The purpose of The Learning Tree Child Care Centers is to provide quality, developmentally appropriate, licensed preschool, preschool with extended child care, and school age care to children between the ages of six weeks and eleven years.
Upon enrollment each child is assigned a Primary Caregiver. The Primary Caregiver takes care of the individual needs of each child on a daily basis.
Primary Caregivers are responsible for the daily and academic needs of your child, communicating with parents and any medications your child may have to receive.

School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students54 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade The Learning Tree East Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers1 teacher

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school and elementary school to The Learning Tree East is Elgin Academy (1.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Bethlehem Lutheran Child Development Center (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Elgin
    Bethlehem Lutheran Child Development Center
    Alternative School (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    Grades: PK-K | 34 students
    0.5 miles
    340 Grand Blvd
    Elgin, IL 60120
    (847) 741-7743
    0.5 PK-K
  • Elgin
    Grades: NS-12 | 337 students
    1.1 miles
    350 Park St
    Elgin, IL 60120
    (847) 695-0303
    1.1 NS-12
  • Elgin
    Grades: NS-8 | 192 students
    1.2 miles
    274 Division St
    Elgin, IL 60120
    (847) 931-2804
    1.2 NS-8
  • Elgin
    St. Mary School
    St. Mary School Photo - St. Mary Catholic School of Elgin
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 153 students
    1.2 miles
    103 S Gifford St
    Elgin, IL 60120
    (847) 695-6609
    1.2 PK-8
  • Elgin
    St. John's Lutheran School
    St. John's Lutheran School Photo - St. John's Lutheran School in Elgin Il.
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-8
    1.3 miles
    109 N Spring St
    Elgin, IL 60120
    (847) 741-7633
    1.3 PK-8

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I love this place. My daughter has learned so much and the teachers are amazing! They care for my little one with so much love and attention. It's easy to communicate with staff and teachers. I feel comfortable when I'm at work.
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