Preschool & Kindergarten

Children are a precious gift from God, and we are honored that you have chosen CHA to invest into your little one! We will be praying that his/her transition will go smoothly.


2022-23 PK-K Year Calendar
2022-23 PK-K First Week of School Modified Schedule
2022-23 All School Calendar with Key Dates


2022-23 Early Education Program Handbook (now contained within the Parent-Student Handbook)

Arrival & Dismissal Procedures

Please review Arrival and Dismissal safety procedures found in the Preschool & Kindergarten Handbook, including where to drop-off and pick-up your child during arrival and dismissal times. Please become familiar the flow of traffic in our parking lot during these busy times and follow the directions of CHA staff who are present to manage traffic.
2022-23 Arrival Traffic Flow Map
2022-23 Dismissal Traffic Flow Map
2022-23 Parking Map

Health Forms

New preschool students to CHA must provide a Illinois Physical Exam form, completed and signed by your child’s doctor by the first day of school. For detailed information regarding required and other health forms, please see Health Services.


Students (PK-Gr 12) who stay for lunch may order chocolate or white milk for the entire year. The cost will be billed to student’s tuition invoice and must be ordered for the year by August 19. Full details and an order form can be found on the Lunch Options page.

Lunch Options

Full-day preschool and kindergarten families may send lunch from home OR order, pay for, and manage their student’s hot lunch through KIDDOS Catering. Information about KIDDOS and a link to their website can be found on the Lunch Options page.


2022-23 Tuition

School Supplies

The 2022-23 School Supply Lists page, which includes PK3 and PK4. Please read the document thoroughly and feel free to utilize the School Tool Box program for streamlined school shopping.

Veracross Parent Portal

Parents will find the Veracross Parent Portal a useful tool. It contains a calendar, family and faculty directory, and resources from your classroom teacher. If you need need assistance or a tutorial on how to use Veracross, please contact Adina Pascotescu in the CHA Office.