Christopher House Infant School & Pre-School

 

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Early Childhood Education

Christopher House’s nationally renowned, full-day early childhood schools educate children from six weeks to five years old. Our schools advance literacy, motor skills, positive social behavior, cognitive development, math skills, and long-term success.

Recent Results and Accolades

  • Over past two years, 90% of 5 year olds in our program have achieved kindergarten-ready levels in their development, as evidenced by outstanding scores on the Teaching Strategies GOLD assessment.
  • In 2010, our Logan Square center was chosen as an international tour site because of its innovative and effective use of the arts-integrative Reggio Emilia curriculum.
  • For the last three years, Christopher House has scored a 100% from National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) in the areas of assessment, teaching, and parent/family relations.
  • Our Logan Square and Uptown centers are the only childcare facilities in Chicago, and two of only seven facilities in the entire state of Illinois, to earn prestigious four-star ratings on the Illinois Quality Rating Scale (QRS).
  • After a competitive application process, Christopher House was awarded a $5 million grant for the construction of our Belmont Cragin center from the Illinois Capital Development Board - one of only three multi-million dollar grants awarded for the construction of early childhood education facilities.

Healthy Families

To promote healthy home environments, facilitate each parent’s engagement in their child’s development, and foster long-term self-sufficiency, Christopher House helps ease the financial and emotional stress low-income families face through our Parent School. MORE >

Enrollment

For more information about enrolling your child in our Early Childhood Development Services, please call 1-855-318-8285 (se habla español) or e-mail infochristopherhouse.org with the following information: