Community of Learners Preschool

District 67 believes all learners deserve a dynamic and engaging classroom experience where all students meet with success and have the opportunity to develop the prerequisite skills needed for a smooth transition into kindergarten.

To support these beliefs, District 67 offers Lake Forest residents with children ages 3-5 years an exemplary early childhood experience in the Community of Learners Preschool. The purpose of the program is to optimize the potential of each child through nurturing individual student growth in an integrated preschool setting.

This program will provide:

  • An innovative preschool experience
  • Interdisciplinary teaching model where teachers and specialists collaborate
  • Research-based curricula
  • Best practices instructional methodologies
  • Inclusive learning environment comprised of typically developing preschoolers and preschoolers with special needs

Students enrolling in the Community of Learners Preschool are required to provide proof of residency and comply with all health requirements.

To enroll, please visit the Sheridan School office located at 1260 N. Sheridan Rd. in Lake Forest.

Parent Info. Meeting

To learn more about the program, please plan to attend a Preschool Parent Information Meeting on Wednesday, January 30, 2019, 9:00am at Sheridan.

Program Overview


Sheridan Elementary School
1260 N. Sheridan Rd.
Lake Forest, IL 60045


AM Preschool:
M-F, 8:30-11:00am

PM Preschool:
M-F 12:00-2:30pm


3-5 years

Tuition Rate:

$4000 per school year

Contact information:
Dr. Michelle Shinn

Sheridan Principal

Dr. Ingrid Wiemer
Executive Director of Student Services K-8