How to Apply for Preschool


Children applying to NPES Preschool must be three by September 1st for morning preschool or 4 by September 1st for afternoon preschool.  Acceptance into preschool is dependent upon an in-school family interview along with the completed application and $150 non-refundable fee and an original birth certificate.

Families are encouraged to attend an open house or schedule a tour.

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.

Questions?  Call Anne Zagotta at (773) 327-3144 x 135 or email


Preschool Application Checklist

  • Original Birth Certificate - The school will make a photo copy and promptly return the original to you.
  • Questionnaire - A Family Questionnaire is also required before a school visit.


admissions coffee

Please join us at an Admissions Coffee to learn more about NPES.
Thursday, September 27
Wednesday, October 17
Monday, November 12
Wednesday, December 12
Friday, January 11
Thursday, February 21
Wednesday, March 20

Click here to register.

preschool open play

Please join us in the Preschool classroom between 9 and 11 am.
Saturday, November 3
Saturday, December 11

Click here to register.


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Contact Us

North Park Elementary School 2017 W Montrose Chicago, Illinois 60618
Phone: 773.327.3144      Fax: 773.327.0331