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Early Education

The Diocese of Joliet offers early Catholic education opportunities which cater to pre-kindergarten and kindergarten aged children. The lists below display those free-standing early childhood centers and elementary schools that operate preschools in our Diocese.

(Click on the school name to get information, a map, and a link to the school's web site if one exists.)

Free-standing Early Childhood Centers

Mary Queen of Heaven Preschool and Kindergarten Enrichment Program (Elmhurst)
Providence Catholic Children's Academy (New Lenox)
St. Anthony Preschool (Frankfort)

All Diocesan elementary schools provide kindergarten. The elementary schools listed below also provide preschool programs. Teachers are Illinois State certified.

Elementary Schools with Preschool

All Saints Catholic Academy (Naperville) 
Cathedral of St. Raymond (Joliet)
Holy Family Catholic School (Bensenville)
Holy Family (Shorewood)
Holy Trinity (Westmont)
Immaculate Conception (Elmhurst)
Immaculate Conception (Morris)
Bishop McNamara (Bourbonnais)        
Bishop McNamara (Bradley)
Mother Teresa Catholic Academy (Crete)
Notre Dame (Clarendon Hills)
Our Lady of Peace (Darien)
Sacred Heart (Lombard)
St. Andrew the Apostle (Romeoville)
St. Dennis (Lockport)
St. Dominic (Bolingbrook)
St. Irene (Warrenville)
St. Isidore (Bloomingdale)
St. James the Apostle (Glen Ellyn)
St. Joan of Arc (Lisle)
St. John the Baptist (Winfield)
St. Joseph (Downers Grove)
St. Joseph (Lockport)
St. Joseph (Manhattan)
St. Jude (Joliet)
St. Jude (New Lenox)
St. Mary (Mokena)
St. Mary Immaculate (Plainfield)
St. Mary Nativity (Joliet)
St. Mary of Gostyn (Downers Grove)
St. Mary Catholic School (Plano)
St. Matthew (Glendale Heights)
St. Michael (Wheaton)
St. Paul the Apostle (Joliet)
St. Philip the Apostle (Addison)
St. Pius X (Lombard)
St. Rose (Wilmington)
St. Walter (Roselle)
Visitation (Elmhurst)