Stock School is a preschool that offers a play-based curriculum which focuses on 38 points of development including language, social/emotional, cognitive, and physical development. The program consists of 2 ½ hours a day, for 5 days a week, with a 1:4 adult: student ratio. Stock is the only Chicago Public School to receive the Governor's Award of Excellence for Inclusion of Children with Special Needs. Stock School's renowned Special Education Department is made up of 11 teachers, and a full therapy staff that also includes social work and nursing. Stock School is an inclusive school where all children learn to be compassionate, accepting members of the community.