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Fall 2020 provides families with more challenges than a regular school year. Every family will need to evaluate their needs, risk tolerance, and abilities when deciding how and where they will educate their children. Little Lake County has always been a resource for parents to find the options that best suit their individual families’ needs; this year is no different. We have reached out to our learning partners and school community to put together this guide for Fall Education Options for parents.
Fall 2020 Education Options in Lake County
About this guide: Little Lake County is not associated with any of the schools listed; partnerships are not an endorsement of a particular school or curriculum but are provided to give the community more in-depth information about options available. We have organized it into three sections so you can find what you need for either full-time school or just additional assistance or enrichment.
Ultimately it is your decision about what type of school you and your family choose. For the best and most up to date information on the outbreak locally, please visit the Lake County Health Department COVID-19 status page.
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In-Person School Options in Lake County
These schools are offering in-person education for the 2020 school year following ISBE, IDPH, and state guidelines for health and safety. For specific health and safety procedures and guidelines, please contact the individual school.
Saint Mary School Buffalo Grove
50 N. Buffalo Grove Rd., Buffalo Grove, IL 60089 | (847) 459-6270
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Saint Mary School offers a faith-based community where God is part of the everyday environment. By building this firm sense of faith and values, our children can boldly go out into a world in need of help and make a difference. Saint Mary School is committed to safely offering in-person education for all children in Preschool – Eighth Grade. We have a large campus that allows us to spread out classes to provide the most distance possible. Contact us today to learn more about our plan and register.
Buffalo Grove Montessori School
950 Ellen Drive, Buffalo Grove, IL, 60089 | (847) 541-8111
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Buffalo Grove Montessori School‘s goal is to provide the children of our community the opportunity to grow and develop in an enriching Montessori environment.
The school is prepared to interest your child and meet ever-changing developmental needs; independence, concentration, and joyful learning are valued. Teachers facilitate, encourage, and empower the children through experiences that will lead to positive fulfillment of personal potential. The community created will be a foundation for positive social interaction, self-confidence, and independence.
BGMS has been an accredited member of the American Montessori Society (AMS) since September 2006 and holds a Gold Circle of Quality through ExceleRate Illinois. They offer All Day Montessori Programs for Infants through Kindergarten.
St. John Lutheran School
501 West Park Ave., Libertyville, IL 60048 | (847) 362-4424
St. John Lutheran School is committed to offering full-time in-classroom learning five full days a week, for children in Preschool – Eighth Grade. St. John understands the educational value of in-class learning and the resulting student-teacher bonds, as well as the need for working parents for children to attend school in person. The health and safety of our students and teachers are our priority; please contact Principal Jon Woldt ([email protected]) with any questions on how we can best serve your child.
Country Meadows Montessori School
6151 Washington Street, Gurnee, IL 60031 | (847) 244-9352
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Country Meadows Montessori School will be operating a regular schedule Monday-Friday 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. with in-person instruction for all grade levels (15 months- 8th grade). The Fall 2020 term will begin on schedule with 100% in-person instruction the week of August 17th.
Jacob Duman Early Childhood Center at Lake County JCC
23280 N. Old McHenry Rd, Lake Zurich, Il 60047 | (224) 406-9200
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JCC Chicago is excited to safely offer in-person full and half-day preschool and full-day Kindergarten in Long Grove/Lake Zurich for 20/21! Our uniquely developed curriculum teaches essential 21st-century skills–the building blocks for learning and future success. Certified teachers focus on academic skill-building and social/emotional development while nurturing creativity, curiosity, and friendship through a Jewish lens. Utilizing our beautiful outdoor spaces in all seasons and specially designed classrooms, your child will be prepared for the next steps in their educational journey. We are DCFS licensed and follow ISBE standards. Contact Director Lisa Spewak at [email protected] for a virtual tour.
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E-Learning Assistance in Lake County
These businesses are providing a safe place for students to do e-learning from the school of their choice. They are providing space and assistance but not teaching a traditional school curriculum.
KI Martial Arts
2055 South Lake St. Mundelein IL,60060 | (847) 837-7850
KI Martial Arts offers Tae Kwon Do lessons for all ages 3+years and older. We offer virtual learning assistance, after school and summer campBack to Top
Lake County Tutors
These Lake County Businesses provided one on one assistance on single subjects or skills to complement whatever learning a student is doing.
649 Barron Blvd., Grayslake, IL 60030 | (847) 223-7433
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Speech/Language Therapy at Pediatric Interactions empowers your child to learn, communicate, and be more independent at home and school. Individual and group therapy sessions give your child a chance to practice skills with a therapist and carryover with peers. We offer in-person sessions in Grayslake or can work with any family through Telepractice. Both are effective, and children are engaged and enjoy learning. Our goal is to “graduate” your children from therapy.
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No matter what you choose know that you are doing the best thing for your family. None of these decisions are easy for anyone this year, we’re all doing the best we can.
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