GEMS World Academy – Chicago
350 S. Water St. • Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 809-8900 •
Grades K-12 – Independent – Full-time

GEMS World Academy – Chicago is an independent international school situated in Lakeshore East. It has an international curriculum, technology-rich environment and master teachers are preparing students with the entrepreneurial skills and knowledge to excel at the world’s top colleges and beyond.

Lakefront Children’s Academy
400 E. Randolph St. • Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 819-1760 •
Ages 2-6 years – Half days/part-time/full-time

New Eastside’s longest standing early education center is conveniently located at the 400 E. Randolph St. condominium building. Flexible program choices provide convenience for parents and a safe, nurturing environment encourages children to learn. With a one-of-kind curriculum students are enriched with many extracurricular offerings such as music and languages.

Bright Horizons at Lakeshore East
360 E. South Water St. • Chicago, IL 60601 • (312)-565-7300
Ages 2-5 years – Part-time/full-time day care

This three classroom daycare provides quality early childhood education in the heart of New Eastside. A curriculum that offers many local field trips, makes this school unique.

British School OF Chicago
161 W. 9th St. • Chicago, IL 60605
(773) 599-2472 •
Grades JK-12 – Full-time

British International School of Chicago, South Loop is the only private school in the city to house 15 grades of students, ages 3 to 18, under one roof. The purpose-built campus opened its doors in 2015, offering differentiated and international education in one of the most culturally diverse neighborhoods in Chicago. The advanced facility features a 9,000-square-foot gymnasium, state-of-the-art science wing, two libraries, technology suites, a recording studio, restaurant-style cafeteria, community rooftop garden, sports field and more. A personalized curriculum empowers students to reach their highest potential through lessons delivered in the classroom, extracurricular clubs and sports, and during educational visits across the community.

Bright Horizons – RIVER EAST
325 E. Grand Ave. • Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 527-3573 •
Ages 6 weeks-6 years – Part-time/full-time day care center

Bright Horizons childcare located in River East is walking distance from Lakeshore East. Parents are drawn to this national brand and its high standards. Located in the same building as the AMC Theatre, the daycare offers early learning and preschool programs in a generous and tasteful space.

Kindercare South Loop
1501 S. State St. • Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 913-1557 •
Ages 6 weeks-6 years – Part-time/full-time

Kindercare is a proven brand in early childhood learning. A place where children explore, discover and learn. Kindercare has dedicated teachers who inspire your child’s love for learning and ensure that children get the positive learning experience they need to grow up happy and confident.

Ogden International
West Campus – Grades 6-12
1250 W. Erie St. • Chicago, IL 60642 • (773) 534-0866
East Campus – Grades K-5

24 W. Walton Ave. • Chicago, IL (773) 534-8110
Pre-K-12 – Full-time via Chicago Public School (CPS)

Ogden International is the Chicago public school for New Eastside. It has an International Baccalaureate program and is one of the oldest public schools in Chicago. Situated in an award-winning new building located in Chicago’s Gold Coast, admission is based on residency. School bus service runs to Lakeshore East.

Park District of Chicago Kiddie College
Maggie Daley Field House • 337 E. Randolph St. • Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 742-3918 •
Ages 4-6 years – Two hours, part-time

The Chicago Park District offers affordable early education with certified teachers and a fully equipped classroom. Extracurricular classes, such as tennis, tumbling, arts and crafts, music and motion, are available for kids after class ends to extend their learning.