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Alana Beth Stein Preschool at Hillel Torah
Skokie Valley Campus
8825 East Prairie Road, Skokie, IL

 

Preschool Eligibility

  • Pre-Nursery applicants must be 3-years-old by October 31 of the entering year
  • Nursery applicants must be 4-years-old by October 31 of the entering year

School Hours and Extended Day Program

  • Pre-Nursery and Nursery Programs are in session Monday-Friday from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • Early drop-off is available beginning at 7:30 am
  • Aftercare Enrichment is available Monday-Thursday until 2:30 pm
  • Stay & Play extends Aftercare Enrichment Monday-Thursday until 4:30 pm
  • Friday Aftercare Enrichment and Stay & Play options will begin on March 29, 2019
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Admissions Process and Calendar

Come Visit Us!
We invite you to visit and experience Hillel Torah. Prospective families and students can learn more about our community and educational approach. You can visit Hillel Torah in the following ways:

  • Sunday Funday: November 4, 2018 from 9:30-11:00 am at the Preschool Campus
    Join us for a fun-filled morning and an opportunity to meet and mingle with our current preschool and kindergarten families. Enjoy music, movement and creative hands-on activities led by our warm and engaging teachers. Parent ambassadors, teachers and administrators look forward to meeting you and answering your questions.
  • Personal Campus Tours
    Every day is an Open House! Personal campus tours can be scheduled with the admissions office. During this personal visit, you will be able to tour the main and /or preschool campus, observe our school in action and meet with the principal to share your hopes and aspirations for your child. Personal visits can be scheduled during the week between 8:30 am – 3:00 pm. To set up a personal tour please call the Hillel Torah Admissions Office at 847-674-6533 x 209 or email margot.parnass@hilleltorah.org.

Hillel Torah Main Campus
7120 N Laramie Ave, Skokie IL

Kindergarten Eligibility

Eligible applicants for Kindergarten must be 5-years-old by October 31 of the entering year.

School Hours

  • Early drop-off is available daily beginning at 7:30 am
  • The Kindergarten Program is in session Monday – Friday from 8:20 am – 3:50 pm
  • Friday Dismissal Times: The school year begins with a 1:30 pm dismissal time. 3:50 pm dismissal time will begin on Friday, March 29, 2019
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Admissions Process and Calendar

Come Visit Us!
We invite you to visit and experience Hillel Torah. Prospective families and students can learn more about our community and educational approach. You can visit Hillel Torah in the following ways:

  • Sunday Funday: November 4, 2018 from 9:30-11:00 am at the Preschool Campus
    Join us for a fun-filled morning and an opportunity to meet and mingle with our current preschool and kindergarten families. Enjoy music, movement and creative hands-on activities led by our warm and engaging teachers. Parent ambassadors, teachers and administrators look forward to meeting you and answering your questions.
  • Personal Campus Tours
    Every day is an Open House! Personal campus tours can be scheduled with the admissions office. During this personal visit, you will be able to tour the main and /or preschool campus, observe our school in action and meet with the principal to share your hopes and aspirations for your child. Personal visits can be scheduled during the week between 8:30 am – 3:00 pm. To set up a personal tour please call the Hillel Torah Admissions Office at 847-674-6533 x 209 or email margot.parnass@hilleltorah.org.

Apply to Hillel Torah

Thank you for applying to Hillel Torah! The checklist below will guide you through the Hillel Torah application process. If you have questions please contact our Admission Director at 847-674-6533 x209 or margot.parnass@hilleltorah.org.

When to Apply

Hillel Torah encourages families to begin the application process as early as possible. The preferred application deadline is January 18, 2019. Applications received after this date will be reviewed on a space available basis. A non-refundable fee of $100 must be submitted with each application.

How to Apply

The Admissions area of our website is designed to make the application process as simple as possible, using our Online Application. We encourage families to apply online as it streamlines submission providing parents a tool for tracking their admissions status once an application has been submitted.

Financial Aid

Creating an Online Application

To begin the Online Application process, please begin by Creating an Account. Once completed you can log into your account and Create A New Student Application for your child. You will then have the flexibility to log in and out of your account and access your open application.

After submitting the application, you will be able to track your admissions status at the school by logging into your account. There you will be able to print the completed applications, monitor when the school receives supplemental application forms, and if necessary reprint the supplemental forms.

Additional Requirements and Forms

Getting to know your child

  • Submit the Early Childhood Teacher Recommendation Form by February 8, 2019
    Help us get to know your child by providing their current teacher with our Early Childhood Teacher Recommendation Form
  • We are excited to visit your child in their current school/preschool program (February/March)
    We will visit each child at their current preschool to observe how they interact in a group setting, providing us with insight about their readiness skills and helps us understand the makeup of the incoming class.

Acceptance Decisions

  • April – Acceptance notification
  • April/May – Please confirm your child’s space within two weeks of acceptance by submitting your online contract along with the enrollment deposit of $500 (which is applied toward tuition).

We Look Forward to Meeting You

If you have not already done so, please schedule a time to visit our school.  We are excited to meet you and welcome you to the Hillel Torah community.

We appreciate your interest and hope to assist you in any way we can. If you have any further questions, please contact the Admissions office 847-674-6533 x209 or margot.parnass@hilleltorah.org.

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