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 an in-school family interview, as well as the items listed below.

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

North Park Elementary School takes pride in providing quality education at an affordable price to qualified students of any race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin.

Preschool Application Checklist

If you are interested in applying for the 2020-2021 school year, please contact Anne Zagotta, our Director of Admissions, or call 773-327-3144, ext. 235. 

  • Application for Admission
  • $150 Application Fee
  • Common Recommendation Form (four year old applicants only) – 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




Join us for one of our Prospective Parent Coffees. 

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

Admissions Coffee Dates:

Wednesday, September 23
Wednesday, October 21
Monday, November 9
Tuesday, December 8
Wednesday, January 13
Thursday, February 18
Wednesday, March 17

If you would like to schedule a tour, please contact

Preschool Open Play

For families applying for our preschool program, we offer Open Play sessions, giving you a chance to visit the classroom with your child and meet the teachers. 

Please check back for Fall 2020 open play dates for the 2021-22 school year.

Sessions are from 9-11am

Questions? Contact

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