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Little Acorn Academy Preschool

The 2022-23 school-year marked the inaugural year in the renovated Johnston Recreation Center preschool classrooms. The Park District is excited to provide our youngest residents with a state-of-the-art facility that promotes a safe and positive learning environment. 

Little Acorn Academy encourages the development of a well-balanced child. We offer a comprehensive readiness-for-school program addressing physical, emotional, social and intellectual needs. Our goal is to creatively and effectively teach students socialization, fine and gross motor skills, and basic academics including language arts, math, science and art.

The Bloomingdale Park District is excited to provide our youngest residents with a state-of-the-art facility that promotes a safe and positive learning environment. Our curriculum encourages the development of a well-balanced child. We offer a comprehensive readiness-for-school program addressing physical, emotional, social, and intellectual needs. Our goal is to creatively and effectively teach students socialization, fine and gross motor skills, and basic academics including language arts, math, science and art. We are proud of the work we do and the children we teach. Visit us to see why our program is so outstanding. Classes begin in September 2022..

For additional information please call us at (630) 529-3650 and visit us to see why our program is so outstanding.

2022-23 Preschool Registration Packet

Features

  • Experienced and caring staff
  • Secure early childhood wing and classrooms
  • Stimulating environment
  • Age-appropriate technology
  • Kindergarten readiness curriculum
  • Indoor gym & outdoor playground
  • Extended Day option
  • Monthly special events and themes
  • Pre-kindergarten graduation ceremony

Eligibility (2022-23)

• Intro to Preschool students must be 2 ½ by September 30th
.• Tiny Tots students must be 3 by Sept. 1, 2022
.• Pre-Kindergarten students must be 4 by Sept. 1, 2022
.• All children must be potty-trained and able to take care of their own bathroom needs..

Registration Dates (2022-23)

Registration is accepted according to the dates below. Fill out the forms and return to the Johnston Recreation Center, 172 S. Circle Ave., Bloomingdale. Forms may be faxed, mailed or dropped off in person.

January 12-February 2: Returning Students
February 3-February 23: New Resident Students
February 24-March 9: Returning Non-Resident Students and Grandparents
March 10: Open Registration


Quick Tips for Successful Registration

• Choose to pay in full or opt for a monthly payment plan
• Attach a copy of child’s birth certificate.
• Updated email for epact
• Include all applicable fees including $75 non-refundable registration fee, your first month’s payment and a $30 graduation fee for Pre-Kindergarten students.
• Be sure to complete all information on the forms
• Designate a second choice on your registration form.


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  • Best of Bloomingdale Award
  • Bloomingdale Chamber of Commerce
    Best of Bloomingdale Award
    Not for Profit (2017 & 2018)

  • National Gold Medal Award
  • Proud Recipient of the
    National Gold Medal Award (2006)
  • Illinois Distinguished Accredited Agency
  • Illinois Distinguished Accredited Agency
    (2005-2010)
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