Clare Woods Academy

125 E. Seminary Ave.
Wheaton, IL 60187-0601
Tel: (630)289-4221
Grades: K - 12 | 97 students
Clare Woods Academy is a private alternative day school for students with special education needs.
We individualize each students needs in the areas of academic, emotional, vocational, occupational and speech and language therapies.Clare Woods Academy also offers students a very typical school experince by offering art, music, phyiscal education, compter training, vocational training, library arts and specialized reading instruction.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Independent Schools of Florida
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1968

Student Body

Total Students 97 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 19%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Clare Woods Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 83%
Average Class Size 10 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $27,280
Tuition Notes Tuition is reimbursed by the sending school district. Private pay is an option
Acceptance Rate 99%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director John Utterback

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Profile last updated: 11/13/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Parkland Preparatory Academy (2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kripa Montessori School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. John The Evangelist Catholic School (2.4 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • Bartlett
    Kripa Montessori School
    Montessori School
    Grades: K | 100 students
    0.9 miles
    379 Bartlett Plz
    Bartlett, IL 60103
    (630)830-8940
    0.9K
    100
  • Bartlett
    Grades: KG-6 | 59 students
    1.4 miles
    1500 W Stearns Rd
    Bartlett, IL 60103
    (630)504-0013
    1.4KG-6
    59
  • Bartlett
    Friendship Corner
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: K | 45 students
    1.6 miles
    935 E Devon Ave
    Bartlett, IL 60103
    (630)289-2211
    1.6K
    45
  • Streamwood
    Parkland Preparatory Academy
    Special Education School
    Grades: 6-12 | 37 students
    2 miles
    900 S Park Blvd
    Streamwood, IL 60107
    (630)823-8323
    26-12
    37
  • Streamwood
    Grades: PK-8 | 272 students
    2.4 miles
    513 Parkside Cir
    Streamwood, IL 60107
    (630)837-6500
    2.4PK-8
    272

School Reviews

Highly recommend Clare Woods Academy to any family with a autistic child. My son and I have been treated like family. He has progressed so much in just a year academically and sociably. I am so elated we found Clare Woods Academy.
- Posted by Parent, 09/23/14

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