Unit 5 offers a fun and exciting Pre-Kindergarten program for qualifying students ages three to five. This program is available free of charge to eligible students living within District boundaries. Pre-K staff determines eligibility and student acceptance into the program. Placement is based on student need. Currently, there are two sites with Early Learning classrooms: Brigham and Sugar Creek.


The purpose of Unit 5's Early Learning program is to provide a stimulating and nurturing environment for young children. Students are given the chance to become successful and build self-confidence. This program is designed to increase student opportunities, help prepare for future achievements, and meet individual needs and goals in eight domains of learning.


  • Language Arts
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Physical Development and Health
  • Fine Arts
  • Foreign/Primary Language
  • Social/Emotional

These domains of learning are part of the Illinois Early Learning State Standards

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