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 93%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Alternative Academic Achievement Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

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

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Blue Cap School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Beacon Hill Preparatory Academy (1.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Sandbox Inc (1.1 miles away)
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  • MidlothianThe Sandbox Inc
    Daycare / Preschool
    14811 Turner Avenue
    MidlothianIL60445
    (708)389-5682
    Daycare / Preschool
    1.1 mi | 3 students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • HarveyBeacon Hill Preparatory Academy
      (Christian)
    14633 Winchester Ave
    HarveyIL60426
    (708)596-4288
      (Christian)
    1.1 mi | 128 students | Gr. K-9                      
  • RobbinsMary P Moody Christian Academy
      (Pentecostal)
    Po Box 145
    RobbinsIL60472
    (708)489-2249
      (Pentecostal)
    1.5 mi | 53 students | Gr. K-9                      
  • Blue IslandBlue Cap School
    Special Education School
    1962 Broadway St
    Blue IslandIL60406
    (708)389-8137
    Special Education School
    1.5 mi | 14 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • HarveyChilren''s Habilitation Center
    Special Education School
    121 W 154th St
    HarveyIL60426
    (708)596-2220
    Special Education School
    1.8 mi | 26 students | Gr. PK-12                      

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