Penny Lane School started at 8901 s. 52nd Avenue in the fall of 1988
with an enrollment of 25 students and three staff members. We have
expanded, moved and grown to serve more than 500 students with 120
staff members. We now have three separate locations with various
programs available to serve our families.
Our facility located at 4527 Southwest Highway in Oak Lawn is
licensed for 195 students and offers Infant/Toddler/Twos/ Pre-school/
Summer Camp and Before and After School Age program. Our facility
includes self-contained classrooms, an indoor gym, hot meals served
from our kitchen, and a large private outdoor playground complete with
a children's garden.
Our second center which is located at 10255 Ridgeland in Chicago
Ridge is licensed for 277 students and offers Infant/Toddler/Twos/
Pre-school/Kindergarten/Summer Camp and a Before & After School
age program. This facility also includes self-contained classrooms, an
indoor gym, hot meals served from our kitchen, and a large outdoor
private playground complete with a children's garden. In the Fall of
2007, the Chicago Ridge location opened extened evening care hours
until Midnight to service families in need of later care.
Our third center is located at 10701 Kilpatrick in Oak Lawn in the
District 218 Administrative Building. This Center is licensed for 60
students and offers Infants/Toddlers/Twos and Preschool. This facility
has spacious classrooms, a large indoor gym, private playground and
delicious hot meals prepared by Chartwels Food Service.
Penny Lane is privately owned by Christine and Jack Bonczyk.
Christine Bonczyk is a fully qualified grammar and special education
teacher who taught every grade level during the past 20 years.
As a dedicated educator, she directs the primary focus at Penny Lane
toward high quality education within a supportive and nurturing