Find the Best Preschool and Daycare in the Western Suburbs for Your Family

Looking for a preschool or daycare near you for your little one? You came to the right place! Our guide is searchable, which means that you can narrow down your preschool and/or care options according to search criteria! You can even search for schools within a specified distance from your house or work. Please note that your address is not saved; security and confidentiality are very important to us.

Scroll through the featured schools below and start with a radius search from your home or work, then refine your options after that, such as type and features of the school.

We aim to make your search for the right preschool or care option easier!

Some preschools and child care locations chose to upgrade their listing in order to provide you with more information. If you own or manage one of the locations without a featured listing and would like more information, email

Kiddie Academy

540 W Boughton Rd, Bolingbrook: (630) 679-9400
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1502 75th St, Darien: (630) 541-8250
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Kiddie Academy is an Educational Child Care, from 6 weeks old to 12 years old, offers both Pre-school and Educational Learning with child care hours. Every day your child’s imagination grows and their curiosity gathers momentum- Kiddie Academy empowers and celebrates all of it.

Their Life Essentials Learning approach and curriculum encourages children to explore and progress in their own way, and at their own pace.  At their nationally accredited schools, your child will grow socially, physically, emotionally and intellectually.  Their highly trained teachers are there every step of the way to guide, nurture and cultivate your child’s development

St. John’s Lutheran School

505 S. Park Road
La Grange, IL 60525
Stephanie Johnson: (708) 354-1690 ext 211
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St. John’s Lutheran School has a long tradition of offering a quality preschool through eighth grade education in a Christ-centered environment. They currently offer 3 and 4-year old preschool classrooms with full and part-time options. St. John’s also offers Extended Care before and after school. Their preschool program uses the SCEWD curriculum to meet each of the important areas of a child’s development: Social-Spiritual, Communication arts, Expressive arts, Wellness and Discovery. Three year-olds are introduced to skills and concepts within the curriculum. Four year-olds work towards mastery of age-appropriate skills and concepts. The faculty use project- based learning, differentiated instruction and hands-on learning experiences in their classrooms. The children participate in play-based activities, individual and group projects, art and music.

Intercultural Montessori Language School

301 S. Ridgeland Avenue
Oak Park, IL 60302
(708) 848-6626
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Intercultural Montessori Language School in Oak Park is now enrolling 2-year-olds for its Little Apples program, an immersive dual-language program offered in Mandarin or Spanish! This is a new, DCFS-licensed program that builds upon the school’s existing classes for children up to age 6.

Intercultural Montessori Language School is accredited by the American Montessori Society, which is an important credential for Montessori-style schools. Inside, the classrooms are bright and airy; outside, there’s a beautiful garden and playground. Click here for a video tour. Educators focus on learning and culture, offering a language-rich environment for children to grow and thrive. Learn more about their educational philosophy on their website.

Oak Brook Park District ABC Preschool

1450 Forest Gate Road
Oak Brook, IL 60523
(630) 990-4233
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ABC Preschool features creative curriculum: a play-based curriculum that Oak Brook Park District partnered with the award-winning Butler School District 53 to create. You will also want to check out their outdoor playgrounds, indoor gyms and play equipment, and inclusive programs. Half-day and full-day options are available and there aren’t residency requirements- parents that work in Oak Brook may even be eligible for resident tuition rates.

Searchable Preschool Directory

With the help of local preschools and care facilities, we created a searchable directory with almost 300 preschools and care options in the western suburbs so you can easily narrow down your search and get the information you need!

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We recommend that you start with a radius search from your home or work and then refine your options after that, such as type and features of school. The explanations for each search criteria can be found on the search results page.

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About the Author

Annie Tandy
Annie loves making great memories with her kids and started Kidlist in 2011 so she can help others do the same! Besides finding fun and exciting things to do, Annie and her kids enjoy caring for their chickens and hanging out with them in the backyard. Click here to read about Annie's chickens and see pictures! She also finds joy in gardening, home improvement projects, knitting, soap making, and painting along with being active in her community, church, and as a board member of the Western Springs Business Association. Click here to follow Annie on Instagram.

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