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Program Features

St. Vincent de Paul Center’s Child Development program has been awarded accreditation by the National Association for the Education of Young Childrenm (NAEYC). Accreditation means that our program meets NAEYC’s ten standards of excellence in early childhood education.

To find out why it is important to choose a NAEYC accredited program, please refer to the following video: http://www.naeyc.org/families


NAEYC-accredited & awarded IDHS Quality Rating System Star Level 3


  • Accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
    • Accreditation means that our program meets NAEYC’s 10 standards of excellence in early childhood education
    • View a video about why it is important to choose a NAEYC accredited program: http://www.naeyc.org/families
  • Awarded the Illinois Department of Human Services Quality Rating System Star Level 3
    • Our participation in QRS means they we are being recognized for having gone the extra mile to help make sure children are receiving an enhanced learning and care experience

Low teacher / child ratios and small classroom sizes



age group
program
ratio
group size

3 - 12 Months
Infant
1:4
8

13 - 36 Months
Toddlers
1:4
12

3 - 5 Years
Pre-Kindergarten
1:10
20

5 Years and up
Before and After School
1:20
30


Experienced teaching staff


  • Highly qualified teachers with education and experience in early childhood education
  • Exceed the early childhood program educational requirements set forth by NAEYC and the Chicago Public Schools

State-of-the-art facility


  • 25 classrooms, including 2 infant rooms
  • Full-size gymnasium
  • 2 indoor gross motor rooms
  • 4 outdoor playground areas
  • Music room
  • Bright, safe environment
  • Close proximity to park, zoo and other attractions

Child & family support services


  • Social work & family support services
  • Art therapy services
  • Speech therapy services provided by Northwestern University Speech and Language Clinic
  • Registered nurse & consulting physician services
  • Screening and referrals for Early Intervention services
  • Partnership with DePaul Family & Community Services, Cabrini Green Tutoring Program, and Common Threads after-school cooking & cultural education program

Year-round continuity for working families


  • Open year-round from 7am-6pm weekdays
  • Before & after school services during school year
  • Full day summer camp program
  • Bus transportation to and from select local Chicago Public Schools
  • Full day services when CPS schools are closed (except for national holidays)
 
  •           Marillac St. Vincent Family Services
              Mailing Address: P.O. Box 14699 Chicago, IL 60614
  •           Marillac Social Center               773.722.7440           212 S. Francisco Ave. Chicago, IL 60612   
              St. Vincent de Paul Center        312.943.6776           2145 N. Halsted St. Chicago, IL 60614   
 
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