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Welcome to Marquette Academy Early Childhood Campus

Preschool Registration for the next school year will begin in January for all Marquette Academy Grade School and High School Families.

Registration will take place daily from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm.  If you have any questions please call 815-433-1199.

All classes are capped at 20 students and they do fill up quickly

1110 LaSalle Street
Ottawa IL 61350
Phone Number: 815-433-1199
Fax Number:  815-433-1219

”From the first moment that a student sets foot in a Catholic school, he or she ought to have the impression of entering a new environment, one illumined by the light of faith and having its own unique characteristics, an environment permeated with the Gospel spirit of love and freedom."

Early Education Program
• Our building is open Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
• Preschool students must bring their own lunch if they will be present during the lunch hour.

Student lunches should be sent ready to eat. Please do not send food that requires being heated or cooled.


3 Year Old Full Time (2 day)    $1,280.00 Yearly

3 Year Old Full Time (3 day)    $1,765.00 Yearly 

3 Year Old Full Time (5 day)    $2,730.00 Yearly 

4 Year Old Full Time (5 day)    $2,730.00 Yearly 

4 Year Old Power Preschool     $4,425.00 Yearly 

Click the link below to download the 2017-18 supply lists:

Ms. Steep's 3 Year Old Preschool Supply List 2017-18

Mrs. Dunn's 4 Year Old Preschool Supply LIst 2017-18

Ms. Jewett's Power Preschool Supply List 2017-18

Marquette Academy 3 Year Old Preschool

Marquette Academy 3 year old preschool has a choice of 2, 3 or 5 day a week programs.  Students focus on age appropriate learning and motor skills. Through a caring and structured environment our three year old students are introduced to a positive Catholic education.

The three year old preschool programs are all half day with times from 8:15a.m. until 11:15a.m.

If you are interested in a full day program for your three year old student, MA offers before and after care.
The cost of before and after care is $4.00 per hour/per child.
The before and after care program runs from 7:00a.m. until 5:00p.m.

Marquette Academy 4 Year Old Preschool

Marquette Academy offers half day Preschool for 4 year old students. Our students receive individualized attention in a Christ like learning environment. Our 4 year old program runs 5 days a week and is a half day “Traditional Preschool” program. Students mornings are filled with educational activities as well as structured learning in a classroom setting.

Four Year Old Full Week (Half Day) Preschool runs from 8:15a.m. until 11:15a.m.

MA offers before and after care. The cost of before and after care is $4.00 per hour/per child.
The before and after care program runs from 7:00a.m.  until 5:00p.m.


Power Preschool

Power Preschool is a five day a week full day program for 4 year old students. This program includes morning classes similar to our traditional program as well as lunch time and a rest period. Our Power Preschoolers afternoon sessions are  filled with exploratory classes such as physical education, music, dance, art, and Spanish.

Power Preschool Full Week (Full Day) and runs from 8:00 a.m. until 2:30 p.m Mon., Wed., Thurs., and Friday and from 8:00 a.m. until 2:05 p.m. on Tuesdays.

Play School is for children who will be three by January 1st and are potty trained.


Play School

Play school is a two day a week, two hour play based, introductory preschool experience for your child.

Play School will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12-2pm starting January 23 - May 5, 2018.

The cost is $75 per month ($18.75 per week).

Aftercare is available until 5:00pm at an additional cost of $4.00 per hour.

Come see why we are more than a school … WE ARE MARQUETTE! 

Spaces are limited! Registration begins December 14th.
For More Information contact MA (815)433-1199

Power Preschool — Michelle Jewett 
4 yr old — Camille Dunn
3 yr old — Madison Steep  


Power Preschool  — Sarah McAlpine
4 yr old — Renee Brady
3 yr old — Danielle Entwistle


Mary Mann


Before and After Care Workers

Nadine Vicich, Lisa Neurohr and Courtney Caputo