2700 Willow Road Northbrook, IL 60062 | Mailing: P.O. Box 2204, Northbrook, IL 60065 (847) 272-5430


Save the Date

Our open house will be held on Saturday, November 7th from 10-11am. Children are invited to explore NCNS classrooms and meet the teachers. Come and see what NCNS is about!


Looking for a preschool in Northbrook? NCNS is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and is currently enrolling for the 2015-2016 school year!

Did you know… In the 2014 NCNS parent survey - 98% of the families of the school feel part of the community at NCNS!

Welcome to Our School

Northbrook Community Nursery School (NCNS) believes that children learn best through play. We engage children in our creative curriculum through the use of water/sensory tables, music, imaginative play, storytelling, open-art experiences, children’s literature and playtime on the school’s playground.

NCNS is a non-profit preschool founded in 1952 and is not affiliated with any religious organization. The preschool has consistently maintained accreditation by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

view more posts

More Information About NCNS


Host Your Party at Pump It Up & NCNS Receives $20

Host your party at Pump It Up of Glenview & NCNS receives $20!!! Click here to book now!

How? Simply mention NCNS when you book your party. If booking online put NCNS in the promo code area.

Upcoming Events


Voted Best Preschool

Click here for more info. See our write-up in the Northbrook Patch.

Benefit NCNS by Shopping on AmazonSmile

AmazonSmile is a simple way for you to support NCNS every time you shop (Amazon donates a portion of the purchase price to NCNS). Click here and search for "Northbrook Community Nursery School" to begin!
Read more information about supporting NCNS here.