District 96 offers a tuition-based pre-kindergarten program: the Willow Grove Blended Program.

The Willow Grove Blended Program includes typically developing students as well as special education students.

Certified, experienced District 96 early childhood teachers teach the classes.

A small class size, individualized instruction programs, and extensive supports and services are just some of the many benefits for the children enrolled in the Blended Early Childhood Program.

Program Specifics

Students must be 3 - 5 years old and must be residents of Kildeer School District 96.

Monday – Friday:
AM: 8:45 - 11:15 AM (students 3-5 years old)
PM: 12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. (students 3-5 years old)
(The Blended Early Childhood program will follow the Kildeer School District 96 school calendar.)

Cost (Please deliver payment to the District 96 Business Office):
The Early Childhood Blended Program is a tuition-based program.

The cost is $335.07 per month. Tuition is due on the 1st day of each month (first tuition payment due Sept. 1; final tuition payment due May 1). Tuition paid in full at the beginning of the school year is $2870.00. Monthly tuition payments are billed online prior to the due date. A $15 late fee will be added for any monthly tuition payment received after the 10th of the month.

Full-Year Tuition Calculator (Sliding scale by month)

All students must be screened and complete the Early Childhood Registration Form. Screenings are administered throughout the year. See screening info

If you are interested in enrolling your child in the Blended Early Childhood Program, please set up a screening appointment with Ms. Lourdes Albrecht at 847.541.3660, [email protected]. If there is more interest than there are program openings, participants will be selected by lottery.

Please direct your questions to Educational Services, 847-459-4260, ext. 8019.