Avery Coonley School

1400 Maple Avenue,
Downers Grove, IL, 60515-0605
     Tel: (630)969-0800
Grades: PK - 8 | 288 students
The Avery Coonley School is an independent school whose mission is to provide a learning environment that is appropriate both for academically bright and gifted children, preschool through eighth grade, who are motivated to learn and have demonstrated the potential for the scholastic achievement necessary to succeed in a challenging academic program, in order that they may become positive, productive, and respectful members of society.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8

Student Body

Total Students 288 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 30%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Avery Coonley School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Andy Gilla

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Bridge High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Downers Grove Adventist School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Family Life Program (0.6 miles away)
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  • Downers GroveDowners Grove Adventist School
      (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    5524 Lee Ave
    Downers GroveIL60515
    (630)968-8848
      (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    0.4 mi | 27 students | Gr. K-9                      
  • Downers GroveFamily Life Program
    Daycare / Preschool  (Christian)
    1047 Curtiss Street
    Downers GroveIL60515
    (630)968-0527
    Daycare / Preschool  (Christian)
    0.6 mi | 53 students | Gr. PK-K                      
  • Downers GroveDowners Grove Christian School
      (Baptist)
    929 Maple Avenue
    Downers GroveIL60515
    (630)852-0832
      (Baptist)
    0.7 mi | 199 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • Downers GroveSt. Joseph School
      (Roman Catholic)
    4832 Highland Avenue
    Downers GroveIL60515
    (630)969-4306
      (Roman Catholic)
    1 mi | 450 students | Gr. NS-8                      
  • Downers GroveThe Bridge High School
    Special Education School
    2318 Wisconsin Ave
    Downers GroveIL60515
    (630)964-1722
    Special Education School
    1.2 mi | 27 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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