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At the Early Learning Academy, we pride ourselves on providing a safe, developmentally appropriate, nurturing environment to set up young scholars for future academic, emotional, and social success!

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are highly trained! All of our teachers are certified in Early Childhood Education, English as a Second Language and Special Education!

Gold Rated

Program through ExceleRate Illinois which is the quality rating and improvement system for early childhood programs in Illinois

PAT Program

The ELA is also home to a large and successful Parents as Teachers Birth to Three Program. PAT home visitors meet and support families in their homes. The SD129 PAT program is a Blue Ribbon program. To become a Blue Ribbon program, the affiliate must show excellence in at least 75 out of 100 high quality standards.


The ELA serves children ages 3-5 from the District 129 area. Students from the ELA speak over 13 languages and their families originate from several different countries!