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Kiddie Academy of Park Ridge

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Every day your child's imagination grows and their curiosity gathers momentum—Kiddie Academy of Park Ridge empowers and celebrates all of it.


Our Life Essentials® learning approach and curriculum encourages children to explore and progress in their own way, and at their own pace. At Kiddie Academy of Park Ridge, your child will grow socially, physically, emotionally and intellectually. Our highly trained teachers are there every step of the way to guide, nurture and cultivate your child's development.

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Re-opening on May 4th

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Empowering at every age: our learning programs

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Life Essentials® At Home

Infant to School Age

Bring Kiddie Academy’s Life Essentials Curriculum Into Your Home

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Infant Care

6 weeks to 12 months

New Beginnings

Infants have individual personalities. We help bring them to light.

Toddler Care

13 to 24 months

Discovering Me

Toddlers are extremely active. We keep them actively learning.

Early Preschool

2-Year-Olds

Exploring My World

At two years old, children need to explore. We give them every opportunity.

Preschool

3-Year-Olds

I Can Do It

At three years old, children discover and create. We encourage them to do it all.

Pre-Kindergarten

4-Year-Olds

Ready, Set, Go

At four years old, children are preparing for school. We get them ready to go.

Kindergarten

5-Year-Olds

On My Way

At five years old, children are about to take on the world. We give them the tools to do it.

School Age

Ages 5 to 12

Creative Explorers

School-age children are curious about the world. We help them decipher it.

Summer Camp

Ages 2 to 12

CampVentures®

All day adventures. All summer long.®

We aim to make your child's summer as educational as it is fun, through themed events, activities and trips.

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Why Park Ridge families and Kiddie Academy find each other

Our approach to early education is to capture the momentum of curiosity and involve parents in every minute of it. That includes you.

Life Essentials®

Guided by our well-rounded philosophy and curriculum, our highly trained teachers help develop what's unique in every child—nurturing imagination, fostering creativity and preparing them for school and for life.

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Community-based care

We believe every Kiddie Academy should feel like an extension of family. Take a look inside our Academy to see what makes us the perfect place for your child.

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Our commitment to health and safety

Nothing matters more than your child's health, safety and security. That's why every Kiddie Academy follows our strict health and disinfection guidelines called Health Essentials, has a restricted-entry system and a thoroughly vetted staff trained in first aid, CPR and emergency drills.

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Hear from our parents

Professional, kind, reliable staff.
Kimberly J., Park Ridge

Love the teachers and the curriculum!
Christine H., Park Ridge

The teachers and Administration are great! We just moved out of Ms. Nancy and Ms. Corrine’s room and while so excited to be in the “big kid room” we are bummed that means moving on from precious penguins. They have been phenomenal and made a huge impact on our son, he LOVES them!
Kathy M., Park Ridge

The teachers are wonderful and really pay attention to my son’s overall development and his individual needs. He loves school and most days doesn’t want to leave! Thank you Kiddie Academy for making his preschool experience so positive!
Jenny L., Park Ridge

The teachers are wonderful and really go above and beyond.
Jessica B., Park Ridge

Great staff and facility! I love their open communication, especially during Covid. I really feel that they are doing everything in their power to keep my child safe. I would absolutely recommend to anyone.
Amanda O., Park Ridge

A variety of learning activities and a hands on approach.
Divya P., Park Ridge

I love the programs, the staff and the facilities. My son has such confidence in himself as he develops and grows because of his teachers’ support.
Rebecca L., Park Ridge

staff, learning, routine, schedule, food, play - everything! you guys are amazing
Nicole G., Park Ridge

Nothing really, just expensive. Ha! But overall worth it.
Jon C., Park Ridge

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Welcome tips and insights to the family:

Parenting Essentials®

The learning doesn't stop for parents, either. That’s why we created an information resource with helpful tips on everything from enriching our STEM program at home to introducing lifelong healthy eating and fitness habits.