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Limited Number of Tuition-Based Preschool Spots Available for 2017-2018 School Year

District 300 will offer a lottery for a limited number of tuition-based preschool openings available for the 2017-2018 school year.  The limited tuition-based preschool openings are half-day sessions, 5-days a week, and are available at the deLacey Family Education Center, Eastview Elementary School, Gilberts Elementary School,  Lake in the Hills Elementary School, Liberty Elementary School, and Westfield Community School.

In order to be eligible for a tuition-based preschool opening, a child must be 3-years-old before August 17, 2017.

Students are eligible to enroll in any of the aforementioned schools, even if they are not zoned to attend that particular building. Tuition will cost $250 a month and transportation will not be provided.

Due to the limited number of openings, District 300 will hold a tuition-based preschool opening lottery on April 13, 2017. Parents and guardians interested in tuition-based preschool may enter the lottery by visiting

Registration for the lottery opens March 21, 2017 and closes April 11, 2017.

All lottery entrants will receive an email the week of April 11 that includes a link to watch the drawing performed live.

Priority will be granted to students with a sibling already enrolled in tuition-based preschool or to students who will attend kindergarten the following year.

If a student is selected during the lottery drawing, District 300 personnel will contact that student’s parent or guardian via email.   

Lottery winners must provide a non-refundable $95 registration fee by May 5, 2017. Once the non-refundable deposit has been submitted, families will receive a link via email providing parents the opportunity to register their child for school. All registration must be completed by June 1, 2017 to guarantee a child’s spot.

If you have any questions regarding the tuition-based preschool openings, please contact Linda Breen, District 300’s Director of Early Childhood Education, at

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Fax: 847-551-8413
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