2020 OUTSTANDING PROGRAM OF THE YEAR
Successful Beginnings for a Bright Future
ParkSchool is a fresh new concept in early childhood education that combines modern education
methods with the expertise in recreation and access to the natural world that only the Park District can provide.
Our educational staff and recreational professionals deliver a new level of
STREAM (science, technology, recreation, engineering, art, and math) for young learners,
with the ultimate goal of preparing them for success in kindergarten.
FITTING YOUR FAMILY'S NEEDS
ParkSchool offers streamlined options that fit your busy
schedule. You can choose from morning or afternoon, one
day or multiple days, one session or the full year, as well
as before and aftercare options to extend your child’s day.
And, 4-year-olds have the added opportunity to participate
in afternoon nature programs at the 97-acre Heller Nature
Center or Rosewood Beach located along the shores of Lake
Our teachers have dedicated a combined 100 years to the
growth and development of children in the Highland Park
community. They are uniquely qualified to create an ideal
classroom environment; while giving you the comfort of
knowing professionals are caring for and nurturing your child’s
A DAY AT PARKSCHOOL
The sounds of giggles and the buzz of activity fill every
nook and cranny at ParkSchool. Youngsters are engaged
in technology, science, art, and math lessons. Professional
staff from our golf and tennis clubs, athletics and
performing arts departments, gymnastics and nature
center teach ParkSchool students the fundamentals of
sports and creative movement.
Recreation Program Manager
Heller Nature Center Manager
Recreation Supervisor II
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