Kindergarten Information


Leigh School Playground


John V. Leigh School is offering a half day Kindergarten Express Program for Norridge School District 80 residence.  Families may request the a.m. or p.m. session; however, the district reserves the right to final placement. A fee-based, full day program is also available at the cost of $2800 for the school year.

Click here to view the Preschool and Kindergarten Registration information for the 2023-2024 school year 

Click here to sign-up for a registration appointment for Preschool or Kindergarten for the 2023-2024 school year 


Five car train with tigers


Kindergarten Express Program

8:10 – 10:50 a.m. or 12:35 - 3:05 p.m.

Total fee for half day program: Curriculum Fee: $170

Kindergarten is an exciting time for students. Students come to school ready to learn and to make new friends. Our Express Kindergarten program incorporates Literacy, Math, and Social Emotional Skills.

It is a quick paced program for our early learners.

Five car train with 6b tigers


Kindergarten Extended Day

8:10 a.m. – 3:05 p.m. 


Tuition: $2600 plus curriculum fee of $150 for a total of $2750 for the school year


Tuition: $2800 plus curriculum fee of $170 for a total of $2970 (if paid by August first total is $2821 for year)

                                     Tuition must be paid in full by December 31, 2023 or the student will not be                                  eligible to return to the program until all fees are paid in full

The Kindergarten Extended Day fee-based option offers a full day program for our students. In the Kindergarten Extended Day program students will engage in theme based and project based learning activities, Art, Music and Physical Education and learning centers with guided reading opportunities. In addition, students will engage in innovated play opportunities which allow students to develop critical thinking skills, become problem solvers, build peer relationships and learn how to get along with one another. Students will also eat lunch and go outside for recess and gross motor play.

A non-refundable deposit of $520.00 must be paid at registration.   

For additional information, please contact the District Registrar at 708-441-3045.