Thank you for your interest in applying to Mary  Meyer School. Our preschool, located in a graystone house on Pine Grove Avenue, has been a part of this Lakeview neighborhood for more than seventy-five years!

Mary Meyer School is currently accepting applications into our Afternoon Program for the 2021-2022 school  year (Fall 2021). Eligible children for our Afternoon Class must be born between September 2, 2016 and June 30, 2018.  If you have any questions please contact us at or call the schoolhouse at 773.549.0870.

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Our Application Process

Our application process is meant to allow you to get to know our preschool and our philosophy. It also provides us with the opportunity to get to know you and the things that are important to you in your child’s preschool. Our admission process is outlined below. If you have any questions during any part of the process, please do not hesitate to contact us at 773.549.0870.

Our Tuition

Tuition for the upcoming 2021-22 school year is $11,974. Financial Aid is available: learn more

Our Admission Schedule

September – February
Request a brochure to be mailed to your home. Please give us a call or submit our inquiry formWe’d love to hear from you!

November 4, 2020, December 9, 2020, January 13, 2021
Attend a Prospective Parent Meeting. These Prospective Parent Meetings, held in the evenings during the fall and winter, will allow you to hear more about our program, see our school and classroom space and meet current Mary Meyer School staff, teachers and parents. You can attend this meeting before or after submitting an application and it is not a required part of the process (though recommended). Since we only have room for a limited amount of people in each meeting, reservations are required. Please note, this meeting is for parents only and may be held virtually in 2020/2021. Please sign-up today by submitting our inquiry form.

Classroom Visits
January – February, 2021
Attend a Classroom Visit. This visit is a required part of the process and takes place after you have submitted an application for admission.  This visit will last approximately one hour. This visit is for parents only.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Applications for Admission are currently being accepted for our Afternoon Program

Late February 2021

Admission decisions will be sent. We will consider your child for admission to Mary Meyer School once all of the parts of the process have been completed. We are a small school and must wait to hear from our current students about their plans for returning before announcing admission decisions for new students. If you are offered admission you must return to us a signed contract and $1,500 deposit. Admission decisions will continue after February as space becomes available.

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