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Program Information

The ECEC at Concordia University Chicago offers several program options to fit your family’s busy schedule. We currently offer enrollment to children ages six weeks through kindergarten. Full day and part time options are available for all preschool and kindergarten programs. Infant and toddler programs offer full days with an option of 5, 3 or 2 days a week. All full day programs include breakfast, lunch and an afternoon snack.

Full Day Programs

INFANTS

  • Ages: 6 weeks to 15 months and walking
  • Program availability: 5 days per week (M-F) from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; 3 days per week (M/W/F) from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; or 2 days per week (T/Th) from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Class size: Limited to 12 infants with a ratio of 1:3

TODDLERS

  • Ages: 15 months and walking to approx. 24 months
  • Program availability:  5 days per week (M-F) from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; 3 days per week (M/W/F) from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; or 2 days per week (T/Th) from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Class size: Limited to 15 toddlers with a ratio of 1:5

YOUNGER FULL DAY PRESCHOOL

  • Ages: at least 2 years
  • Program availability:  5 days per week (M-F) from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; 3 days per week (M/W/F) from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; or 2 days per week (T/Th) from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Class size:  Limited to 16 children with a ratio of 1:8

FULL DAY PRESCHOOL

  • Ages: 3 and 4 years old and potty-trained by September 1 of the current school year
  • Program availability: 5 days per week (M-F) from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; 3 days per week (M/W/F) from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; or 2 days per week (T/Th) from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Class size: Classes are mixed age and limited to 20 children with a ratio of 1:10

KINDERGARTEN PREP PRE-K

  • Ages: older 4-year-olds (5 years old by January 1 of the current school year)
  • Program availability:  September through May; 5 days per week (M-F) from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.; Before and/or After School Care also available
  • Class size: Limited to 20 children with a ratio of 1:10

KINDERGARTEN

  • Ages: 5 years old by September 1 of the current school year
  • Program availability: September-May; 5 days per week (M-F) from 8:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.; Before and/or After School Care also available 
  • Class size: Limited to 20 children with a ratio of 1:12

Part Day Programs

2-DAY, 3-DAY and 5-DAY PART TIME PRESCHOOL

  • Ages: 3 and 4 years and potty-trained by September 1 of the current school year
  • Program availability: 5 days per week (M-F) from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m.; 3 days per week (M/W/F) from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m.; 2 days per week (T/Th) from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Class size: Classes are mixed age and limited to 20 students with a ratio of 1:10

EXTENDED DAY PRESCHOOL

Extend any part-time program to 3 p.m. Contact the Center office for additional information.

KINDERGARTEN

  • Ages: 5 years old by September 1 of the current school year
  • Program availability: Late August-May; 5 days per week (M-F) from 8:45 to 11:45 a.m.; Before School Care also available 
  • Class size: Limited to 20 children with a ratio of 1:12

Stop in today for a guided tour and to see any or all of our programs firsthand. Call 708-209-3099 or email crfecec@CUChicago.edu­