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Welcome to Lake Barrington Academy of Stars!

Lake Barrington Academy of Stars is located in the Barrington Central Unified School District 220 at 22102 N Pepper Road in Lake Barrington. The company has been providing quality early childhood education and child care in Barrington and the surrounding areas since 2003. The Academy of Stars is licensed with the State of Illinois and offers a full day program with a limited part-time option Monday through Friday. The program is opened year long offering a school age summer camp and care for infants through age 12. The Academy of Stars utilizes Creative Curriculum and hires the best early childhood educators to provide a creative, nurturing and loving environment for all.

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Infant Room Birth to 12m
Lots of love, nurturing, stimulation and joy every day. Our infants get our undivided attention. Our teachers create a calm, stimulating and creative environment for your infant.
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Explorer Class Age 1-2
Emphasis on building self-confidence, independence and exploration. Our Toddlers class features lots of centers to explore and develop confidence and build language skills.
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Adventurer Class Age 2-3
A holistic and nurturing approach to develop self-help skills, language and social/emotional milestones by increasing communication skills and creativity.
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All-Star Class Age 3-4
Designed to help each child develop decision making skills, cooperation with peers and adults, communication skills, problem solving, math, reading readiness, language development and other social/emotional and cognitive milestones.
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Junior Kindergarten
Age 4-5

Individual assessments, IEP completed and focus on challenging each child to achieve their personal best.
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Before & Afterschool Program
Transportation from Roslyn, Countryside, North Barrington and Algonquin Road School. We offer homework assistance, enrichment, and daily themes and outdoor time.
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Summer Camp
School age campers will enjoy field trips to the water park, bowling, miniature golf and other local attractions. Summer camp also includes a catered lunch, academic workshops, exciting themes and fun.
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Private Piano Lesson
Piano recitals are held twice a year – all are invited to see our "stars" shine!
Core Program

Offered Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm and is available for children ages two through Kindergarten. A hot lunch, afternoon reinforcement, snack and creative activities are included. This enrichment program includes hands on learning activities, weekly themes, with emphasis on simple math, early literacy, science, daily music and art. This program is structured to meet all of the State of Illinois- Early Childhood Initiatives and National Learning Standards for Early Childhood.

Our Mission

at Lake Barrington Academy of Stars is to provide a nurturing, stimulating and academically challenging environment where each child can develop self-confidence, build new friendships and develop at his or her own pace. Our teachers are selected carefully, are trained and educated in early childhood, CPR, first aid and are also required to keep current in continuing education. We have an open door policy and welcome children of all races, nationality, sex and religion. We teach respect for people of all ages, cultures and backgrounds.

Junior kindergarten

for four year olds and those children that missed the age 5 cut off by September 1.

Full Day Kindergarten

Topics include Math, Science, Early Literacy (Jolly Phonics), Art, Music (private piano lessons are optional), Social Studies, and Dramatic Play. Standards are designed to meet or exceed School District 220 and the Illinois State Standards. Assessments are done twice a year for each child to track individual growth and development. Parent conferences are conducted in the Fall and in the Spring if necessary.

Testimonials

"This school has blown us away with everything it has to offer. From teaching my son to always have manners, to reading to the younger kids, to caring and respecting our elders with the monthly visits to the elderly home, to counting in Spanish AND Korean and to weekly piano lessons. The teachers never cease to amaze me with the unique talents each one brings. Thank you so very much LBAOS!!!
- By Lisa

"...great educational facility with dedicated teachers who have focused on the specific needs of our daughter..."
- by Mariam

"A fun and educational place with emphasis on the arts with lots of crafts and piano lessons."
- By Diane

"...beyond expectation for staff, curriculum, just all around best daycare we have encountered. Now my mission is to find one just like it in San Antonio..."
- by Courtney

"Great place to learn, to be creative and to have fun!!"
- By Rachel

Employment Opportunities

If interested in teaching or volunteer position, please forward resume and email to academyofstars@hotmail.com
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