Early Childhood

Inspire a Love of Learning at Pilgrim

Pilgrim offers a play-based preschool program located in Lincoln Square, along the Ravenswood corridor. We provide a range of developmentally appropriate options for your preschool-aged child.

Pilgrim Lutheran pre-kindergarten students sitting on a bench
Pre-Kindergarten Morning Program

Pilgrim offers a core program for morning Pre-Kindergarten of 5 three hour days, 8:45 a.m. till 11:45 a.m. Morning Pre-K families have the option for Extended Learning through lunch and into the afternoon till 2:45 p.m.

Pre-Kindergarten Afternoon Program

Afternoon Pre-Kindergarten options include 3 two-hour sessions or 5 two-hour sessions. Sessions start at 12:30 p.m. and run till 2:45 p.m.


Tuition varies, depending on which options a family chooses. Families may also add afternoons during the school year.

Contact the School Office for more information.

Interested in Kindergarten at Pilgrim?

Our goal is to create a place that engages each child.

  • Comprehensive reporting on individual achievement
  • Educational field trips and school presentations
  • Individual attention in a small-class setting
  • Delightful, friendly and welcoming place
  • Learning program with after-school care change
  • Opportunities to carry out scientific investigations
  • Positive learning environment for your child

Educational Field Trips and Presentations

Students attend CSO concerts, visit both Brookfield and Lincoln Park Zoos, explore museums and nature centers, and learn about the neighborhood in which they live and learn.

More Fun With Friends

Sometimes half a day isn’t enough! Kids love the unstructured play time in the gym and on the playground offered during before/after care.

Early Childhood Teachers

Our wonderful early childhood educators

Why do our students love Pilgrim Pre-K?

Watch this video and find out for yourself!

Click on this image to see how much our Pre-K students love Pilgrim Lutheran School