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!

APPLY NOW for 2022-2023 School Year
Mary Meyer School is still accepting applications for the 2022-2023 school year
. 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 2022-23 school year is $12,705. 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 10, 2021, December 8, 2021, January 12, 2022
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,  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 strongly 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 will be held virtually. Please sign-up today by submitting our inquiry form.

Open House
Saturday January 22nd  and Sunday, January 23rd
To give you a chance to see the unique and beautiful space that has been the home to Mary Meyer School for over 75 years, we are offering an in-person tour. Small group guided tours will take place on the half-hour. We highly encourage you to see our amazing row home that has been transformed into a magical space just for our young students including a private outdoor Playgarden that serves as a play space, garden and outdoor classroom. We only have room for a limited amount of people for each tour, reservations are required and can be made via our inquiry formPlease note, these tours are  parents only.

Classroom Visits
January – February, 2022
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 and may be virtual.

Early February 2022
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.

Application Deadline
Limited spaces may still be available in our Morning and Afternoon Classes  Consider applying today.

Apply now!

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