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Les Finch's Learning Tree Day

Preschool | 165 students

 

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Situated in an inner city neighborhood. The median home value is $67,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $820.

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Posted July 25, 2013

I am do glad that I enrolled my child at Les Finch. It is ver affordable (well below the national average). The curriculum is challenging enough to keep young minds engaged. The staff and owners are very friendly and hands on. LOVE the home-like atmosphere.
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Posted March 7, 2011

Les Finch Learning Tree is a great school. My daughter went there from thee years old and graduated from Kindergarten. She in now a junior in High School where she is excelling very well. At Les Finch, she was reading and writing at age three. She is now the president of the Honor Society at her school and has a 4.0 GPA. Thank you Les Finch for being there for my child.
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Posted October 26, 2009

My twins went to Les Finch from 2 years old to kindergarten and had the best education. My kids went to 1st grade and recieve honor roll and high honor roll awards.
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Posted May 21, 2009

Les Finch is one of the World's Best Kept Secret on the Westside of Chicago. My child attended Les Finch from the age of 3 thru the afterschool program and summer program. She is now in the 8th grade graduating from Beasley Academic Center and will be attending ChiArt School of Performing Arts this coming Sept. 2009. She is still part of the Gospel Choir, DGM Modeling Troupe and the school. When your child graduates from Les Finch, they are 2-3 years ahead of children who attend other schools. In 1st grade my daughter new spanish, and was doing work at a 2nd to 3rd grade level.
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Posted November 26, 2008

My daughter attended Les Finch and I loved this school. She learned alot and I was impressed by the homework given and the attention the teachers gave to her and all of the children. She is now 13 and has a good school ethic thanks to what she learned at home and at Les Finch!
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Posted August 10, 2005

I really love this school for little minds. After attending, my niece went on to Kindergarten advanced well beyond other children her age. I feel that starting her education at Les Finch gave her a head start for the great academic accomplishments she's achieving. At thirteen, she's already in her first year of high school taking advanced classes. My daughter will be old enough to attend in September and I can't wait for her to get her great start. This is definitley an institution that nurtures little minds and gives them a jump start for the future.
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Posted January 24, 2005

Les Finch is a wonderful school. My oldest son attended and so are my other two sons they are ages 3 and the youngest will start his first day in September and they have both learn a great much. I really like the family like environment that is maintained at Les Finch and the Teachers and Owners are wonderful people. Most of the parents are involved in every aspect of schools programs. 98.8% of the students are either at or above their levels once they leave Les Finch to go on to bigger and better things. That is owed to the wonderful Teachers at this school. I don't even consider it to be a day-care it's more like mini-elementary.
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Ethnicity This school State average
Black 100% 18%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 24%
Two or more races 0% 3%
White 0% 51%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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4217 West 16th Street
Chicago, IL 60623
Phone: (773) 521-5434

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