Laker Playgroup is an educational playgroup for toddlers ages 18 months to 3 years.
Activities include art, music, Spanish and nature exploration. Each class meets in our specially designed preprimary spaces, where parents and toddlers can explore, create and discover together. Laker Playgroup is a stepping-stone that prepares your child for the JK3 experience.
Our JK3 program now offers 2, 3 and 5 day options. Please view the schedule HERE.
Location: Auburn, Alabama
Auburn University is a public research university. It is ranked #46 by U.S. News and World Report in the Top Public Schools category and #102 in the National University category. Known for wide program offerings, the school offers 115 undergraduate programs.
Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Coe is a private, liberal arts college. It is ranked #116 for National Liberal Arts Schools in the 2016 World News Report. In addition, Coe made the Princeton Review “The Best 380 Colleges” list. Coe requires an internship, research or off-campus study. The school had 12 Fulbright Scholars in 2015.
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Columbia is a liberal arts school that specializes in the fine arts, performing arts and media disciplines. The most popular fields of study are film and video. Columbia offers a “Los Angeles Program” that allows students to see the business of Hollywood and is set-up to foster networking with film industry professionals. Columbia earned #157 on the Forbes List of Midwest Colleges.
Location: Prescott, Arizona
This University is non-profit and independent. The school offers programs in Arts and Sciences including aviation, business, engineering, and security and intelligence. It is the largest and oldest aviation-focused university in the world. It is ranked as Forbe’s #280 America’s Best Value Colleges. Students interested in professional flight training can fly a school-owned aircraft.
Location: Geneva, New York
HWS is a private, liberal arts school founded in 1822. It is a school rooted in interdisciplinary teaching and research. It made Kiplingers’ Personal Finance list of the “100 Best College Values 2015.” HWS was listed as one of the 50 schools that “launch careers” by Going Beyond the Classroom. In addition, HWS was ranked #61 by U.S. News and World Report in the category of National Liberal Arts.
Location: Galesburg, Illinois
Knox is a small, private, liberal arts school. In 2016, it was ranked 72nd for National Liberal Arts schools by U.S. News and World Report. Seventy-six percent of classes have less than 20 students. Every student pursues an experiential learning project. Washington Monthly considers Knox one of the best schools in the nation for commitment to the public good.
Location: Appleton, Wisconsin
Lawrence is a private liberal arts school. Lawrence includes an established conservatory of music in which 25% of the students complete a degree. Notable alumni of Lawrence include Tom Oreck, former CEO of Oreck Corp., and Terry Moran, ABC News Chief Foreign Correspondent. The college is ranked #57 in the US News and World Report category National Liberal Arts College.
Location: Quincy, Illinois
Quincy is a private, liberal arts, catholic university. One hundred percent of Quincy students engage in community service across the globe. In 2016, the school ranked #68 in the US World News Report Regional Universities (Midwest).
Location: Grand Forks, North Dakota
In 2016, UND was ranked in the Top 100 Public Schools and in the Top 200 National Universities by U.S. News and World Report. The school offers over 225 fields of study with an average class size of 22. Notable alumni from the university include Bryan Dorgan, former United States Senator and Congressman, and Sally J. Smith, CEO of Buffalo Wild Wings.
Location: St. Paul, Minnesota
University of St. Thomas is a Catholic, comprehensive urban university. The average class size is 21 students. Fifty-seven percent of students participate in a study abroad program. The University of St. Thomas is ranked #115 in the category of National University by U.S. World News Report.
Location: Whitewater, Wisconsin
UW-Whitewater is a public university that is a part of the University of Wisconsin system. UW-Whitewater is ranked #50 in the Regional University (Midwest) category by U.S. World News Report.