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Future Preschoolers

Program Information

Bulldog Buddies is currently on a waiting list. If you would like to inquire about a spot for your child, please call our office.

Bulldog Buddies is available for families who:

  • Have a child between the ages of 3-5 (must be 3 before August 1, 2021)
  • Live within CPCSC boundaries
  • Not sure if you live in CPCSC boundaries? Check here.

Preschool locations:

  • 4 classrooms at the CPCSC Learning Center
  • 2 classrooms at Winfield Elementary
  • 1 classroom at Eisenhower Elementary
  • 1 classroom at Douglas Macarthur Elementary

Times, Days, Fees:

  • Students may attend either the morning session (9:10-11:40am) or the afternoon session (12:50-3:20pm). They cannot attend both sessions.
  • We follow the CPCSC calendar for closings and vacations.
  • All students pay an annual nonrefundable $65 supply fee plus monthly tuition.
  • If a household income meets certain federal income requirements, fees or tuition may be waived or reduced.

Child’s age 

Recommended Days per week

Monthly fee


2 (Tues, Thurs)



3 (Mon, Wed, Fri)





When enrolling in Bulldog Buddies, you will need electronic copies of the documents listed below. They can be scanned or photographed copies, but they must be clear and easy to read. You may be asked to also provide the physical documents at a later date.

  • Child’s certified birth certificate (not hospital certificate)
  • Child’s immunization record
  • Child’s social security card
  • Valid driver’s license or state photo ID with current address
  • Two documents from the following are required to prove residency: utility bills (NIPSCO, water), property deed or mortgage statement, or Lake County Tax Bill
preschool student playing with blocks on the floor