Our Philosophy

The Growing Place Preschool at Fox Valley Presbyterian Church seeks to serve three, four, and five year old children and their families by providing a warm, nurturing early childhood education experience. The atmosphere of our preschool is designed to stimulate your child’s physical, social, emotional, and cognitive growth and development. Our school embodies the values of our faith, but is open to and respectful of all faith traditions.

Learn more about our school by visiting the pages below.

 Our Day

General Information


The Growing Place Preschool was awarded the Bronze Circle of Quality

ExceleRate IL, the state’s quality recognition system for early learning and development programs has awarded The Growing Place with the Bronze Circle of Quality. This achievement reflects a program’s commitment to quality beyond licensing requirements and recognizes programs that “have gone the extra mile to make sure the children receive enhanced learning and care experiences.” ExceleRate IL focuses on 4 areas:

  1. Teaching and Learning

  2. Family and Community Engagement

  3. Leadership and Management

  4. Qualifications and Continuing Education

For more information, visit www.excelerateillinois.com.