Joseph Academy-melrose Park

Tel: (708)345-4500
Grades: 3-9 | 60 students
Joseph Academy is a school serving the needs of young people with severe behavioral, emotional, and learning disabilities.
Our program strives to give hope to our students to become successful in their learning environment.
Joseph Academy provides an environment that is both nurturing and challenging.
We seek to build students┬í┬» self-esteem and productivity through a therapeutic program in which staff members constantly express respect and affection for them.

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades 3-9

Student Body

Total Students 60 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Joseph Academy-melrose Park Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Word Of God Christian Academy (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Word Of God Christian Academy (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Cradle To The Classroom Child Care (0.5 miles away)
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    Grades: K-12 | 24 students
    0.3 miles
    800 N 18th Ave
    Melrose Park, IL 60160
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    Sacred Heart School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-9 | 136 students
    0.4 miles
    815 N 16th Ave
    Melrose Park, IL 60160
  • Maywood
    Cradle To The Classroom Child Care
    Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
    Grades: PK-K | 21 students
    0.5 miles
    35 S 19th Ave Unit 2
    Maywood, IL 60153
  • Melrose Park
    Walther Christian Academy
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    Grades: 9-12 | 320 students
    0.8 miles
    900 Chicago Avenue
    Melrose Park, IL 60160
  • Melrose Park
    Grace Montessori School
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-2 | 50 students
    0.8 miles
    1112 N 9th Ave
    Melrose Park, IL 60160

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