Tuition & Fees

We understand that enrolling a child in Little Hands Learning Center Academy is an investment. The return is a premier educational experience that includes a well-balanced curriculum with accelerated academics that incorporates an extensive critical thinking program which provides the following benefits for children:


  • Higher creativity levels, improves children’s ability to solve complex problems and children usually score higher on standardized tests


  • Improves a child's critical thinking skills which increases their overall intelligence level throughout life


  • Provides additional exposure to maximize their cognitive development


  • Benefits academic progress when transitioning into Kindergarten and narrows achievement gaps (through mastering basic skill development)


  • Develops a child's sense of achievement and provides a competitive advantage


LHLCA has a proven track record and our students truly stand out upon graduation because of the LHLCA program which stimulates both left and right brain development and provides enhanced exposure (fine arts / dance/ music/ technology/ global enrichment/ special events/ end of year production / Mandarin / Spanish and Science) which is all built into the standard curriculum which make the LHLCA program a proven value.

Registration/Enrollment Fees:


  • New Family (One-time) Registration/Application fee: $120

  • Annual Curriculum & Activity Fee: $460 (Includes costs for All Field Trips / Bus Transportation/Indoor Special Events/Fine Arts Program/ HTHT Science Group Events & Foreign Language Program)


Note: Little Hands Learning Center is currently accepting admissions and tuition grant applications for for the upcoming Summer Camp Program and Fall/Spring Semester.  Please contact us directly for more information: or 773-445-1900. or Click Here to Complete Tour App.

          Financial Aid / Tuition Discounts Available (Save up to $300.00/month) Click Here

Little Hands Learning Center Academy Tuition Rates 

Monthly Tuition:  (A Free Bi-Weekly Payment Option Is Also Available)

Full Time (Monday – Friday 7:00am to 6:00pm)

Additional Option - LHLCA Gifted Prep & Fine Arts Preschool has an Affiliate Program named  

LHLC Ma-Mere Institute Child Care Center which also offers accelerated academics, critical thinking, Foreign Language - Mandarin, special events and field trips & is located in Chicago's Beverly Area. The center accepts students ages 2-5 and offers, full-time, part-time and daily option.  Comparison Chart - Click Here

  • Full-Time Rates for LHLC MaMere Institute Program:

    • $255/week for Ages 3-5 years 

    • $265/week Ages 2 year olds  


Note: Infant/Toddler program is not available at LHLC Ma-Mere Institute along with certain offerings that are only available at LHLC Academy.  Click Here to view the COMPARISON CHART between both programs.

Part -Time (Monday – Friday  7:00am to 12:30pm or  3 full days 7:00am-6:00pm)

  • A Free Bi-Weekly Payment Option Is Available


  • Discount for Siblings is Available (10% Off Oldest Sibling)  + Family Qualifies to be considered for a Tuition Grant up to an additional discount of $300 off per month (Apply Here if you are experiencing a Financial Hardship.)

  • A $35/month potty-training fee is charged to students Ages 2 years & older if they are not potty-trained.


  • All Rates Include Meals for Toddlers to six year olds (Breakfast, Morning Snack, Lunch & Afternoon Snack), Dance Program & Fine Arts, Global Enrichment, & Foreign Language Instruction, Mock Test Prep Program & Advanced Academics and Enrichment Programs.

          Financial Aid / Tuition Grant


Little Hands Learning Center Academy is committed to creating a school community that supports socioeconomic diversity. Our financial aid program provides grants and discounts (up to 25%) off the regular tuition and can also assist with the one-time registration fee and enrollment fees. 


Enrollment is contingent upon availability in the classroom. In the event a classroom (age-group is filled) then the parent will go on the waiting list and then contacted once a seat is available. 

Additional Option - LHLC's Ma-Mere Institute Childcare Center -  Click Here For Website


Full-time (Monday - Friday 7:00am - 6:00pm) for Ages 2-5. Rates are $255/week for 3-5 year olds and $265/week for 2 year olds. LHLC's Ma-Mere Institute is a year round accelerated child care center with no closure weeks that incorporates technology, critical thinking, logic and reasoning, Foreign Language - Mandarin, advanced math and reading program, cooking, field trips and special events. To Learn More Visit

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Little Hands Learning Center Academy

10126 South Western Avenue

Chicago, IL 60643
Tel:  (773) 445.1900
Fax: (773) 445.4820
M – F:  7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

LHLC's Ma-Mere Institute

2324 West 111th Street

Chicago, IL 60643
Tel:  (773) 445.9000
Fax: (773) 445.4820
M – F:  7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

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