Top Preschool & Child Care in Naperville, IL

Building on the high-quality reputation of our original Naperville (North) school, we opened our Naperville (South) campus in 2009. We are located in southwest Naperville at 95th Street and Route 59, convenient to housing communities such as Tall Grass, White Eagle, Stillwater and Ashbury.  We offer a variety of full-time and part-time daycare and preschool programs for children ages 6 weeks to 12 years.  Our programs include InfantsToddlers & TwosPreschool & Pre-KKindergartenBefore & After School, and Summer Camp programs.

The Reggio Emilia approach is rooted in a strong image of children as capable, rich in potential, and full of interests and ideas about the world around them.  Our teachers seek to inspire learning by encouraging creative exploration and collaboration between children in a welcoming, community-based school environment. Please contact us for more information about our Reggio-inspired Naperville childcare programs.

Meet the Administrative Team!


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Erica Farney

Erica Farney – Executive Director

Erica has 22 years of work experience in the early childhood field, and began her career with The Compass School in 2001, as Director of the Naperville North campus. She attended Eastern Illinois University, majoring in Early Childhood Development.

Health and Safety at The Compass School

We view the health and safety of all children, staff, and parents who visit our school as a primary responsibility.  To ensure everyone who enters our Naperville daycare center will be in a clean and safe environment,  supplemental cleaning protocols have been added to our normal routines, to make sure those who relies on us feel at ease.  If you have any questions about our cleaning protocols, please call us at 630-848-1122.

Afterschool & Summer Camp in Naperville, IL

We have an enriching and educational Before & After School program for school-age children throughout the school year, serving families located in Naperville, Plainfield, Aurora, and Oswego.  We offer before and after school transportation to and from select Indian Prairie School District schools, including: Clow, Fry, Graham, Kendall, Patterson, Peterson, Spring Brook, and Welsh Elementary schools.

During the summer months, our Naperville Summer Camp program is filled with entertaining activities and engaging field trips that are both educational and fun. We have arts and crafts, go to events, visit the swimming pool, and go on engaging field trips related to the theme-of-the week.  Our camp is your ticket to a fun-filled and busy summer with friends!


What Naperville (South) Parents Have to Say