Program Features

Marillac House’s Child Development program has been awarded accreditation by the National Association for the Education of Young Childrenm (NAEYC). That accreditation means that our program meets NAEYC’s ten standards of excellence in early childhood education.

To find out why it is important to choose a NAEYC accredited program, please refer to the following video: http://www.naeyc.org/families


NAEYC-accredited & awarded IDHS Quality Rating System Star Level 3


  • Accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
    • Accreditation means that our program meets NAEYC’s 10 standards of excellence in early childhood education
    • View a video about why it is important to choose a NAEYC accredited program: http://www.naeyc.org/families
  • Awarded the Illinois Department of Human Services Quality Rating System Star Level 3
    • Our participation in QRS means they we are being recognized for having gone the extra mile to help make sure children are receiving an enhanced learning and care experience

Low teacher / child ratios and small classroom sizes



chart
age group
ratio
group size

15 - 36 Months
Toddlers
1:4
12

3 - 5 Years
Pre-Kindergarten
1:10
20

6 Years and up
School Age
1:20
30


Experienced teaching staff


  • Highly qualified teachers with education and experience in early childhood education
  • Exceed the early childhood program educational requirements set forth by NAEYC and the Chicago Public Schools

State-of-the-art facility


  • 14 classrooms, including 5 toddler rooms
  • 2 indoor gross motor rooms
  • Outdoor playground areas
  • Fitness Center
  • Bright, safe environment
  • Indoor Park

Child & family support services


  • Social work & family support services
  • Art therapy services
  • Registered nurse & consulting physician services
  • Screening and referrals for Early Intervention services
  • Partnership with U. Rush Medical Center, Math & Science Excellence, WestSide Collaborative, St. Anthony's Hospital Midwifery Program & Peditrician

Year-round continuity for working families


  • Open year-round from 7am-6pm weekdays
  • Before & after school services during school year
  • Full day summer program
  • Full day services when CPS schools are closed (except for national holidays)
 

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