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Full Day Program Offerings

At Atonement Christian Day School:
  • Children master valuable self-help skills.
  • Children learn to respect themselves, each other and the environment.
  • Play sets the stage for learning in which children may imitate, explore, test ideas, acquire information, and draw conclusions.
  • Children enjoy a multi-sensory way of learning.
  • Emphasis is placed on creating lifelong learners by encouraging exploration, curiosity and discovery.
  • Children experience hands on science and math.
  • The Preschool Curriculum is designed and implemented to meet and exceed the Illinois Early Childhood Education Standards set by the Illinois Department of Education with guidance from CDC Developmental Milestones.
  • All children will experience special enrichment weekly sign language, physical education, music, religious education, art, science and discovery curriculum. 
  • Gross motor development with the addition of 2 new playgrounds, full sized multi-purpose gymnasium and monthly curriculum hosted by Stretch N Grow.
  • Social and emotional support, regulation and development through best practice and DCFS guided models.  
Year-Round Full Day Program Offerings:
  • Infants: 6 Weeks to 15 Months
  • Wobblers and Waddlers: Toddlers16 Months to 28 Months
  • 2 & 2/3 Year Old Classrooms
  • 3 Year Old Pre-K Classrooms *Must Be Potty Trained
  • 4 Year Old Pre-K Classrooms
  • 4/5/6 Year Old Junior Kindergarten Classroom
School Classrooms Are Open
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Monday - Friday
Children 2 and up may enroll to attend 5 days a week or choose specific days.
Days must remain consistent for the semester.
Infants - Toddlers must register for 5 days, we do not offer part day or individual day programming for infants and toddlers. 
2023/2024 School Year August 21st - May 24th
2024/2025 School Year August 19th - May 23rd

ACDS Program Offerings


A year-round Full-Day preschool and Kindergarten with extended hours, from age 7 weeks to 7 years. 


A traditional Part-Day preschool for your child, from age 2 to 5.


ACDS partners with the Early Learning Center in Barrington. The ELC serves at-risk preschool students in the
Barrington 220 School District.

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