The Village Children's Academy is a tiny private school that has been trading for over 13 years. We are accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children NAEYC. NAEYC accreditation is one of the highest marks of quality for an early childhood education program; only about 8% of preschools are NAEYC accredited.
|Address||11 East Ogden Avenue|
|Phone Number||(630) 964-9811|
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Program content is a dynamic combination of teacher-guided and child-initiated learning activities. Through skillful observation of each child, Academy teachers extend a child's development by providing experiences that help them make connections with what they already know and can achieve. Skills - Developing large and small muscles, manners, habits, and other practices related to positive relationships and living. Knowledge - Developing foundations of math, science, social studies, problem solving abilities, language arts, music, and art.
Preschool For All is an exciting initiative to make voluntary preschool available to all 3 and 4 year olds. That means that as a parent, you decide what early learning experiences are best for your child. By fostering social, emotional and thinking skills, Preschool For All helps prepare children for kindergarten and their school career. Preschool For All is a high quality Early Childhood Education Program for children 3 and 4 years old. Preschool For All programs operate on a school calendar, the same as your local school district.
Village Children's Academy teachers and staff are well educated, with an average tenure of five years. They are dedicated to giving your children the freedom of unique expression while providing the structure necessary to ensure safety, and to offer a planned learning curriculum. Our professional and caring staff works to ensure that when children begin school, they will have a solid foundation on which to build.
School Age Summer Camp registration for the 2017 session is now OPEN! Print out the registration portion of the brochure, fill it out and send it to the office with your activity/registration fee to sign up. Space is already selling!
Village Children's Academy offers a number of enrichment programs that can be added to your child's regular curriculum. Unless noted, these programs are available at each of the three VCA school locations. JumpBunch introduces sport and fitness to your child in a hands-on setting. Our year-round program utilizes Activity Plans that offer a different sport or activity with each class. Most of all, JumpBunch is lots of fun - children are excited and eager to participate! We provide all of the equipment your child needs and prepare two progress reports each year.
Our curriculum is created for each age group every academic year and focuses on four different areas of development: social/emotional, physical, cognitive, and language. We use a thematic approach to provide an age appropriate, stimulating lesson plan each week that facilitates the goals that have been set for each child and classroom. Click below for more details on each age-level program.
Since 1996, Lil' Angels Photography has been bringing professional studio equipment and techniques into daycare centers for "dress up" photos. Other photo opportunities for your child include traditional school-style, family photos, and graduation photos. Photo sessions are typically held in the fall and spring of each year. Information is distributed prior to each scheduled session including the dates, times and costs of photos.
The Hinsdale school is a newly built facility with an environment that is bright and colorful. Areas are designed that provide children with every opportunity for quiet play, musical experiences, artistic expression and appreciation, socialization with other children and activities that challenge cognitive and motor skills each day. We are pleased to announce our new association with Gourmet Gorilla, a locally based and family owned catering service. Gourmet Gorilla provides high quality, freshly prepared hot meals, sourced from organic and local growers to our children every day.