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Since 1958 Registration

Registration for the 2020-2021 school year has begun! Please contact us to inquire about receiving a registration form.  If you would like to schedule a time to observe a class, please call the school (630-833-2141) during school hours (7:30am-3:00pm Monday-Friday) and we will be happy to help you. We ask that small children not accompany you on observations made during class time, as this becomes distracting to the children in class.

Registration Procedure

To register your child, please call or email the school to request a registration form and one will be sent to you or you can come by the school to pick one up. During the registration period, there is a box outside of the front door of the school that contains registration forms. You can return it to the school or mail it along with your $55.00 registration fee per child (a maximum of $90 per family) to:

Buttons and Bows Preschool
PO Box 285
Elmhurst, IL 60126

Note: The registration fee is refundable only if your child does not get into the class of your choice.


    • Returning Students - All forms received by the end of the day on Friday, December 13, 2019 are eligible for early registration and will be processed randomly together.  Forms turned in after December 13 will be processed along with new students in the order they were received.
    • Alumni Families - All forms turned in by Friday, December 13, 2019 will be processed after those of returning students in the order they were received.
    • New Students - We will begin processing new students on Saturday, December 14, 2019 in the order we received the registration forms. Forms turned in after December 14th will also be processed in the order in which they were received.

2020-2021 Class Offerings

Two-year-old Class Offerings

    • Monday, 8:45-11:00 Tuition $840
    • Wednesday, 8:45-11:00 Tuition $840
    • Friday, 8:45-11:00 Tuition $840

Three-year-old Class Offerings

    • Tuesday/Thursday, 8:30-11:00 Tuition $1260
    • Tuesday/Thursday, 8:30-11:00 Tuition $1260
    • Tuesday/Thursday/Friday, 12:15-2:45 Tuition $1720

Four-year-old Class Offerings

    • Monday/Wednesday/Friday, 8:30-11:00 Tuition $1720
    • Monday/Wednesday/Friday, 12:15-2:45 Tuition $1720
    • Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday, 12:15-2:45 Tuition $2230

Buttons and Bows Lunch Club is currently offered every Monday and Tuesday throughout the school year. Your child may participate in Lunch Club on his/her school day. Children may sign up for the whole school year or on a weekly or monthly basis. The cost is $10 per day. Children who attend the Morning Classes stay one hour longer. They arrive at school at 8:30 and then are dismissed at 12:00. Children who attend the afternoon classes arrive at school one hour earlier at 11:15 and stay until regular dismissal time of 2:45. Registration for Lunch Club will take place in the Spring.