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Discover the beginning of an extraordinary educational journey at Hawthorn Preschool, nestled within the Lincoln Early Learning Center in Mundelein, IL. Our preschool program offers a vibrant, nurturing environment where young learners are encouraged to explore, create, and grow.

Preschool Program Eligibility and Screening

In order to qualify for the preschool program, your child must attend a Preschool Screening held by Hawthorn School District 73. If you are interested in setting up an appointment for your child for screening, please contact Katie O'Brien and/or America Lanuza at 847-949-2720.

During the screening process, the student will be screened in the areas of Fine and Gross Motor Development, Speech and Language Development, General Academic Concepts, along with Social and Emotional Development. Parents/Guardians will be asked to complete a questionnaire about their child and will meet with a staff member to review the information provided in the questionnaire. 

Preschool Screening Dates for 2024-25:

  • October 11, 2024   (Friday)
  • November 15, 2024 (Friday)
  • December 13, 2024  (Friday)
  • March 14, 2025            (Friday)
  • April 11, 2025            (Friday)

Questions? Please Contact:

Katie O'Brien

Katie O'Brien

America Lanuza

America Lanuza

Principal Secretary