Pre-K Application Process Announcement
The Family Resource Centers will reopen on May 7, 2018. For a full list of Family Resource Centers and hours of operation, click here. For more information on the preschool application process, click here.
If you are interested in enrollment for the current school year:
Early learning doesn’t only take place in a preschool classroom.
Chicago offers a variety of stimulating children’s activities to get kids learning, moving, and playing. Learn more about what is offered by city agencies and organizations.Learn More
Mayor Emanuel Launches Improved Universal Preschool Application
Mayor Emanuel visited Avalon Park Library to announce the revamped universal online preschool application, which gives families a single point of entry to access the more than 600 high-quality community and school based preschool programs throughout Chicago.
Thomas Hughes Children's Library Re-Opened
The newly re-opened Thomas Hughes Children’s Library powered by Exelon, was dedicated by Mayor Emanuel on July 13th. The re-envisioned space boasts a maker space and distinct areas or “neighborhoods” for early learners: ages 0-5, middle-childhood learners: 6-10 and tweens: ages 11-14 with a full digital media lab...