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Apply to Preschool

Thank you for your interest in applying to the NPES preschool! Children applying to preschool must be three years old by September 1st* for our preschool three program or four years old by September 1st for our preschool four program. Acceptance into preschool is dependent upon a family interview, as well as the items in the checklist below.

Families are encouraged to attend an Admissions Coffee or schedule a tour. If you are interested in scheduling a tour, please email Anne Zagotta, Director of Admissions, or call 773-327-3144, ext. 235.

North Park Elementary School is dedicated to creating an inclusive community of students and adults who respect, value, and appreciate diversity in all aspects of human identity, and who work together to advance equity and social justice. NPES does not discriminate in its educational policies, admissions policies, and school-administered programs.

* NPES will consider applicants who turn three by September 15th for admission on a case-by-case basis. Please contact Anne Zagotta, Director of Admissions, or call 773-327-3144, ext. 235 prior to submitting your application.

Preschool Application Checklist

If you are interested in applying to preschool, please complete the checklist items below: 

  • Application for Admission
  • $150 Application Fee
  • Common Recommendation Form – Please have your child’s current teacher fill out the form and return it directly to NPES.
  • Original Birth Certificate – Please bring the birth certificate to your family interview and we will make a photocopy and promptly return the original to you.
  • Questionnaire – A Family Questionnaire is also required before a school visit.

If you are interested in the current school year, please reach out to Director of Admissions & Marketing Anne Zagotta or call 773-327-3144, ext. 235.