Elmhurst Academy of Early Learning

212 West Lake Street
Elmhurst, IL 60126-0601
Tel: (630)279-2494
Grades: NS-K | 96 students
Elmhurst Academy is a private, indepedent Reggio Emilia inspired school for early childhood that believes in the students' right to realize and expand their own potential. 
Enrolls children from birth through kindergarten during the school year (September-June), and birth through the third grade during the summer session (June-August).
For additional information regarding enrollment, please call the School Office (630) 279-2494 ext. 10 or email us at info@elmhurstacademy.com.

School Overview

School Type Early Childhood / Day Care
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Year Founded 1981

Student Body

Total Students 96 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Elmhurst Academy of Early Learning Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 20 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Colleen Odegaard

School Notes

  • Elmhurst Academy is a private Reggio Emilia~inspired early childhood school. With two outdoor Discovery Play Gardens, and beautifully appointed classroom environments, Elmhurst Academy provides the following curriculum:
  • Character Education
  • Multiple Inelligences
  • Project Approach Learning
  • Teaching Tolerance & Conflict Resolution
  • Writers Workshop
  • Brain Education
  • Manners
  • Spanish Immersion
  • French Immersion
  • Global Studies
  • Art Awareness & Appreciation
  • Author Studies & Early Literacy
  • Great Musical Composer Studies
  • Infant Yoga & Infant Massage
  • Sign Language
  • Environmental Studies
  • Everyday Mathematics
  • Science Experiments
  • Service Learning Projects
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The average private school tuition in Dupage County, IL is $5,249 for elementary schools and $11,364 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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