Lutheran Day Early Childhood Center

Lutheran Day Early Childhood Center

Logan Square, West Town, and Humboldt Park Communities
1802 N. Fairfield Avenue
Chicago, IL 60647-4214


About Lutheran Day Early Childhood Center

Lutheran Day Early Childhood Center is a Christian pre-school and childhood center located in the Logan Square – Humboldt Park Area in Chicago, Illinois. For over 100 years its mission has been to promote and improve the quality of life for the families we by providing safe, child-directed, certified, affordable and faith-based early childhood education.

Child-centered activities maximize intellectual abilities through problem-solving and peer interaction. Lutheran Day offers open and continuous communication with parents and teachers to discuss the right learning pattern for each student. The school has various preschool activities including technology and internet access in each classroom. Nutritious meals and snacks prepared by licensed cooks are provided.



  • National Association for the Education of Young Children
  • ExceleRate Illinois – Gold Circle of Quality

Student Body: Coed

Grade Levels: Preschool and Childcare from Infants to Age 5

Extended Schedules

Monday – Friday: 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Programs and Services

  • Parent Seminars
  • Summer Camp for Children Ages 5-10
  • Music Together® Preschool Music Program

From Our Parents

Important Message From Our Executive Director


We at CLEF are actively engaging and encouraging our schools during these stressful and difficult times.  Our commitment remains unchanged; to provide academic excellence to all students in our school communities within a safe and healthy Christian environment.