Preschool Programs

Bubbles Academy offers multiple class levels to support each child’s preschool and kindergarten readiness:

Preschool Threes

This program is for children who are 3 on or before the start date of the semester.


This program is for children who are 4 – 5 years old and will be entering a kindergarten program the following academic year.

Bubbles Academy offers a flexible schedule. Parents have the option of enrolling their child in two, three, four or five days a week for half-day (8:30 am – 11:45 am) or full-day (8:30 am – 5:00 pm). Children may attend school any combination of days but must attend their selected schedule consistently throughout the course of the academic year.

Preschool Older Twos

This program is for children who will be at least 2.5 at the start of the selected session and have successfully completed at least one session of Preschool Prep: Gentle Separation. The Preschool Older Twos class follows the Bubbles Academy session schedule and runs Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:45 – 10:45 AM. Visit the Preschool Older Twos page to learn more.

Admissions Process

Preschool Threes and Pre-Kindergarten offers Fall (September), Winter (January) , and Summer (June) start dates, with rolling admissions throughout the year, pending availability in each class program. Priority consideration is given to those students who have completed our Preschool Older Twos and/or Preschool Step: Gentle Separation program. For Preschool Twos admission information, please contact us.

In order to get a better understanding of our program, philosophy and facility, we welcome you to schedule a tour! Please fill out the form on this page to request a time and our Admissions Manager, Megan Lowndes, will get back to you very soon.

Application release dates and deadlines

2019 Summer Semester

Applications are being reviewed on a first come first serve basis.
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2019-2020 School year

Space is limited. Applications are being reviewed on a first come first serve basis.
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2020-2021 School year

Applications will open fall 2019

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Chicago, IL 60614

Phone:  312-944-7677

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