Clare Woods Academy

125 E. Seminary Ave.
Wheaton, IL 60187-0601
Tel: (630)289-4221
Grades: K-12 | 97 students
Clare Woods Academy is a private alternative day school for students with special education needs.
We individualize each students needs in the areas of academic, emotional, vocational, occupational and speech and language therapies.Clare Woods Academy also offers students a very typical school experince by offering art, music, phyiscal education, compter training, vocational training, library arts and specialized reading instruction.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Independent Schools of Florida
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded 1968

Student Body

Total Students 97 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
19%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Clare Woods Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
83%
Average Class Size 10 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $27,280
Tuition Notes Tuition is reimbursed by the sending school district. Private pay is an option
Acceptance Rate
99%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director John Utterback

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School Reviews

5.0  9/23/2014
Highly recommend Clare Woods Academy to any family with a autistic child. My son and I have been treated like family. He has progressed so much in just a year academically and sociably. I am so elated we found Clare Woods Academy.
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