We help children develop the age-appropriate social, emotional and intellectual skills needed to begin school ready to learn.
Early learning and healthy development lessen achievement gaps for low-income children before they enter kindergarten and provide the foundation for future success in life.
*Data based on Waukegan Public School District #60
**Results from 2015 Kindergarten Readiness Assessment
In 2006, only 6% of children had the skills needed to be successful in kindergarten.*
United Way of Lake County offers free training and material for parents to become their child's first teacher.
48% of children in Waukegan are ready for kindergarten and that number continues to grow.**