Why Lighthouse?

The Lighthouse Difference

Childcare Made Easy
  • Only closed 8 days per year so you have care when you need it most
  • Parent parking lot and loading zone make drop off and pick up a snap
  • Organic breakfast, lunch, snacks and milk are included for children 15 months and up so you don't need to pack food
  • Use discounted tuition when your child is sick or on vacation
  • Take advantage of our long hours on days when you need to get in early or stay late

Safety
  • Our secure school is accessible by keypad access
  • View your child's classroom video stream on your personal device
  • Special release procedures so you know who is picking up your child
  • Every teacher receives First Aid and CPR training

Cleanliness
  • Our processes keep your kids healthier, helping your family maintain their regular routines with the least amount of interruption
  • Teachers use a 4-step sanitizing method and frequent hand washing throughout the day to prevent the spread of germs in the classroom
  • Toys and electronics are placed in the Zono to kill 99% of germs
  • Halo mist is used after hours to sanitize surfaces throughout the facility

Preschool Education
  • Highly trained staff use the CARES curriculum to teach your child their numbers, letters, days of the week, months of the year and more
  • Social emotional skills are honed during play-based learning lesson sessions
  • Communication is key so Sign Language and Spanish are integrated into lesson plans
  • Weekly Music and Movement classes go beyond the academic essentials
  • Monthly character values are incorporated into lessons so that when kids graduate they're not just well prepared for Kindergarten, they're good citizens too!
  • Gross motor skills are stretched in our sunny giant indoor gym, on our private deck overlooking the Chicago River, or at a nearby Chicago Park
  • Stay informed about your child's developmental progress through electronic daily Tadpoles reports and in person quarterly assessments

Infant Program
  • Your baby's individual needs will be met as teachers follow each child's own schedule
  • Receive real time notifications about your baby's day
  • Our Innovations curriculum will introduce your baby to shapes, colors, songs and stories
  • Separate classrooms allow immobile babies to be safely cared for out of the reach of crawlers


**Pursuant to Public Act 99-0922 Childrens Lighthouse conducted water sampling from 22 fixtures in December 2017 and Suburban Laboratories found that the water is safe for drinking.