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.

Preschool Application Checklist

If you are interested in applying to preschool for the 2022-23 school year, please complete the checklist items below:

  • Application for Admission
  • $150 Application Fee
  • Common Recommendation Form – Please print the form and have your child’s current teacher fill it out 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.

Questions? Email Anne Zagotta or call 773-327-3144, ext. 235




Parents and guardians are welcome to join us for one of our Admissions Coffees from 9:15-9:45 am followed by a school tour from 9:50-10:30 am.

To register for an Admissions Coffee please complete this Inquiry Form.

Please note that if you are attending an Admissions Coffee in-person, attendance will be limited to 30 individuals and we require that all attendees show proof of full vaccination prior to being admitted into the building. Masks are required at all times. All attendees will be emailed a Zoom link one week prior to the Admissions Coffee, should you decide to attend the information portion of the event virtually.

Admissions Coffee Dates:

Watch this space for 2022-23 dates!

If you would like to schedule an in-person tour, please contact

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