Breakthrough Beginners early childhood education

Equipping students with the education and skills necessary for success in kindergarten and beyond

The Beginners program provides instruction to young learners in core subjects including literacy, math, science and social studies. The program aims to develop emergent skills that are essential to reading and writing, using creative activities and hands-on exploration that correspond to developmental stages and Illinois Learning and Development Standards. The program offers full-day preschool, with care before and after the program to accommodate the schedules of working families. Additionally, Breakthrough Beginners is an Early Head Start and Head Start program providing wrap-around support to families in Garfield Park. When a child exits the program to kindergarten, Breakthrough emphasizes a smooth transition through parent partnerships and collaboration with local schools.



students served


of exiting preschool students are kindergarten ready


of students demonstrated age-appropriate self-regulation skills

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Breakthrough’s Youngest Learners Celebrated at End of Year Party

The Breakthrough Beginners preschool program ended the 2023 school year with performances and awards.

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3219 W Carroll Ave

Monday-Friday, 7am-10pm
Saturday, 9am-4pm
Sunday: Closed

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