Community of Learners Preschool

2020-2021 School Year

Please note:  The AM class is full.  Please contact Dr. Shinn, to be placed on a wait list.

Program Overview

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 use the District's online registration system (PowerSchool). Families new to the District will need to use the "New Families" pre-registration link to first create an online account.


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:

The tuition rate is set each spring by the Board of Education, and will be posted soon for the 2020-2021 school year.

For additional information:

Dr. Michelle Shinn
Director of Student Services and School Improvement
(847) 604-7440