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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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Empowering at every age: our learning programs

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Health Essentials

All Ages

Our enhanced wellness and disinfection guidelines

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


Exploring My World

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



I Can Do It

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



Ready, Set, Go

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



On My Way

Between ages 4 and 5, 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 5 to 12


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

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Marzena K., Park Ridge

I can literally talk for hours about this. Our daughter is thriving at Kiddie Academy. She is engaged, talking more, singing, and we are amazed by her development. Kiddie is also so anticipatory of upcoming development milestones and works with the kids to prepare them well in advance. The facility is fantastic and everyone is…
Ferian N., Park Ridge

The staff is absolutely amazing. They really seem to care and always put their best foot forward.
Dennis W., Park Ridge

They are amazing!
Cassandra L., Park Ridge

The instructors all seem to care about the children
Craig Z., Park Ridge

Kiddie Academy has been a wonderful experience for our kids and our family. And the curriculum and staff has been a very positive influence on our girls.
Noopur M., Park Ridge

Great staff!
Eileen M., Park Ridge

This is our first experience with daycare, and honestly it had a rough start. However, the teachers and staff assisted during that period and the experience has really turned out great. Our son loves going to school and Kiddie Academy is so supportive of him. Thank you!
David K., Park Ridge

My son has learned so much in the short time he’s been at KA - numbers, colors, new words, themes, skills. I love the varied curriculum and the regular updates I receive each day. Also. the staff is caring and excellent.
Alison C., Park Ridge

Kiddie Academy is organized and dedicated to enriching the lives of the children they serve. The teachers and staff have excellent communication plans, and are very proactive with planning and communicating to parents about upcoming events. The center goes above and beyond to engage the Kiddie Academy parents to be involved, and they partner with…
Bridget K., 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.