Quest Academy

500 N Benton St
Palatine, IL 60067-0600
     Tel: (847)202-8035
Grades: NS - 8 | 301 students
Quest Academy was established in 1982 to provide an appropriate learning environment for gifted children whose educational needs were not being well served by their local public schools.
Quest Academy provides gifted children with a challenging curriculum and a nurturing environment.
Our program emphasizes sound character along with scholarship and creativity in both the academics and the arts.
The Quest community values the individuality of each child and encourages each to strive for personal excellence.
At Quest Academy we believe that gifted children, due to their elevated intellectual capacity, have unique abilities and social/emotional needs.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other associations(s) for exceptional children
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 8

Student Body

Total Students 301 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 8%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Quest Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Leslie Kovich

Sports

Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
SoccerTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is South Campus (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Theresa Elementary School (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Theresa Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • PalatineHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award St. Theresa Elementary School
      (Roman Catholic)
    445 N. Benton Street
    PalatineIL 60067
    (847)359-1820
      (Roman Catholic)
    0 mi | 360 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • PalatineImmanuel Lutheran School
      (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    200 N Plum Grove Rd
    PalatineIL 60067
    (847)359-1936
      (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    0.4 mi | 440 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • PalatineThree Oaks Montessori School
    Montessori School
    12 S Linden Ave
    PalatineIL 60074
    (847)358-2345
    Montessori School
    0.8 mi | 76 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • PalatineKindercare Learning Ctr
    Alternative School
    929 E Palatine Rd
    PalatineIL 60074
    (847)358-2233
    Alternative School
    1.2 mi | 85 students | Gr. K                      
  • PalatineQuentin Road KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    838 North Quentin Road
    PalatineIL 60067
    (847)359-2229
    Daycare / Preschool
    1.2 mi | n/a students | Gr. NS-PK                      

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