Located in the heart of Evanston, School for Little Children is a play-based, part-time preschool serving children ages 2 to 5. Since its founding in 1934, SLC has developed a strong reputation for quality early education, serving over 150 children each year.

SLC believes all children thrive, and their experiences are enriched, when differing backgrounds come together in a nurturing environment. Embracing individuality and diversity, our high teacher/child ratio provides support for each child and their unique and differing needs.

Openings available for 2017-2018 school year!

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Interested in joining SLC’s Governing Board?

Applications for our 2017-2018 Governing Board are due May 5th, 2017.

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Now enrolling for the 2017-2018 school year.  We’d love for you to join us.

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Toddler Time!


Still time to register for the rest of this year and for our summer program!

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Fun in the Sun!


Summer camp now enrolling both on-site at SLC and at the beach
June 12th – July 2oth.

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“Coroline is loving kindergarten and learning so much.  All of the credit belongs to the teachers and staff at SLC. Really–we feel the loving, kind, and rich learning environment at SLC was so tremendously important to developing her safe, secure, and happy feeling in school.

We just love SLC!!!” 

– Fran L, Former SLC Parent

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