Preschool for all 

schoolPreschool for All ensures that all preschool children are prepared to succeed in school and in life. The program offers a minimum of 2 hours and forty minutes of preschool programming for three- and four-year-olds. Preschool for All is designed to promote a comprehensive approach to early childhood development. It encourages collaboration among providers and other community stakeholders to foster creative strategies to meet the complete needs of young children and their families.


Preschool for All gives priority for placement to children eligible for free and reduced lunch. The 2 hour and forty minute preschool program is open to all three- and four-year-old children.


Students will begin to develop basic reading, writing, and math skills.

Attendance boundaries

None. Students across the city may apply.

Age range


Program duration



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Enrollment requirements

  • Children must be at least three years of age, but not yet five on or before September 1st of the current school year.
  • Families must reside within the City of Chicago.

Contact information

Preschool for All Office
Hall Mall
4638 West Diversey
Chicago, Illinois 60639
Phone: (773) 534-3846
Fax: (773) 534-3844
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* Actual dates may vary. Please call school to confirm.
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