Daycare – Excellent Preschool Since 1964

5 Locations – Franklin Park, Joliet, Lockport, Mateno & Orland Park

Choosing the best daycare center for your child can be a daunting task, but there are several factors to consider that can help you make an informed decision.  At Mary Sears Children's Academy, we provide loving care, positive guidance, and education for children from infants to Pre-Kindergarten. Day care is a general term, but we see ourselves as educators and partners in helping your child meet his or her developmental milestones. The purpose of Mary Sears Children’s Academy is to meet the total needs of your child emotionally, physically, socially, and intellectually, through love and understanding.  

Here are some things to look for when selecting a daycare center:

Licensing &  Accredited:  We are licensed and accredited by the state of Illinois for all 5 of our Chicagoland locations. Since 1964, we have gone above & beyond what the state minimum requirements are.  We are a family run business that is multi-generational.  All of our teachers have a child development background and training on first aid & CPR.

Safety & Security: We have the proper safety and security measures in place, such as secure entrances, emergency procedures, and security cameras.  Building access is limited to registered parents & authorized staff.  For our families convenience we are offering safe and efficient door drop-off and pick-up.  We use BrightWheel so that you can check on your child's safety & daily progress.  

Safe & Clean Environment:  At Mary Sears Children’s Academy to ensure that our children & staff are healthy.  We have expanded our existing disinfection & health protocols that offer parents & staff peace of mind. We are committed to creating a healthy and safe environment for learning and working.  Strict handwashing & sanitary policies to prevent the spread of illnesses.

Curriculum: Your child will be learning the alphabet, phonics, numbers, computer readiness, math, fine motor skills, arts, crafts, language arts, science & writing skills. Your child will be meeting many new friends and establishing new, exciting relationships. Most centers have a spacious playgrounds where your children can laugh, run and have fun!

Flexibility & Convenience: We offer before & after school care, enrichment programs, summer camps, e-learning assistance & so much more.  With 5 locations in the Chicagoland area, we have a Mary Sears Children’s Academy near you.

5 Star Reviews: We have over five hundred 5 star reviews!  Since 1964, we have been creating a positive & nurturing environment that families come to know as Mary Sears Children’s Academy.  Read our reviews at each of our locations:  

Mary Sears Children's Academy provides a safe, nurturing, and stimulating environment for your child.  We have qualified and caring staff who are committed to your child's well-being and development.  Call & schedule your visit today!