Alternative Academic Achievement Academy

14418 S Mckinley Ave
Posen, IL 60469
Tel: (708)206-0000
Grades: 1-8 | 38 students
The Alternative Academic Achievement Academy(AAA) Academy is a non-for-profit 14-7.02 private therapeutic day school.
It has been approved by the Illinois State Board of Education to serve the needs of students ages 5 through 15 with emotional, behavioral, learning disabilities and other health impairments as well as those considered to be at-risk.
AAA Academy provides a structured academic program for placement of students in grades k through 8, utilizing a unique 5-1 teacher to pupil ratio.
AAA Academy's concept of reducing class size goes along with a belief that to communicate one on one with students increases the chance of reaching them.
AAA Academy was created with the idea and principle belief tha "ALL Children Are Worth Saving".
This belief allows us to provide alternative placements to students with different needs while allowing them to obtain needed academic achievement.
Students experiencing difficulty in the traditional school environment are placed with AAA Academy because of our fundamental belief that all children can learn.
The mission is to provide a positive learning environment which will improve the self-esteem and impact students behavioral and educational performance so that they many become better prepared for the future.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Private Special Education Centers
State or regional independent school association
Grades Offered Grades 1-8

Student Body

Total Students 38 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Alternative Academic Achievement Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 3:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Blue Cap School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Stanislaus Bishop And Martyr School (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Stanislaus Bishop And Martyr School (0 miles away)
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  • Posen
    Grades: PK-8 | 146 students
    0 miles
    14418 S Mckinley Avenue
    Posen, IL 60469
  • Harvey
    Grades: K-9 | 148 students
    1.1 miles
    14633 Winchester Ave
    Harvey, IL 60426
  • Harvey
    Grades: PK-6 | 84 students
    1.1 miles
    14618 Lincoln Avenue
    Harvey, IL 60426
  • Midlothian
    The Sandbox Inc
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK | 18 students
    1.1 miles
    14811 Turner Avenue
    Midlothian, IL 60445
  • Robbins
    Grades: K-9 | 54 students
    1.4 miles
    Po Box 145
    Robbins, IL 60472

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