Glenwood School South Campus

500 W 187th St
Glenwood, IL 60425-0601
Tel: (847)464-8200
Grades: 2-8 | 96 students
Glenwood School for Boys and Girls is a community supported non-profit organization that provides socially and economically disadvantaged children with a comprehensive residential, education and life-skills program in a safe, structured and nurturing environment.
At Glenwood, children gain the confidence, skills and courage they need for a better life and future.
Glenwood School’s mission is to provide a quality educational program and residential campus environment for children from mostly lower income and single parent families who seek positive alternatives to home and community situations, which impede opportunities for these children to achieve their full potential.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Grades Offered Grades 2-8

Student Body

Total Students 96 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Glenwood School South Campus Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Westminster Christian School (7.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kindercare Learning Centers (2.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Da Vinci Academy (5.1 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Saint Charles
    Kindercare Learning Centers
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: K | 10 students
    2.8 miles
    40w170 Lafox Road
    Saint Charles, IL 60175
  • Elgin
    Da Vinci Academy
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: PK-8 | 122 students
    5.1 miles
    37W080 Hopps Road
    Elgin, IL 60124
  • Plano
    St Mary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: KG-8 | 205 students
    5.1 miles
    817 N Center St
    Plano, IL 60545
  • Elgin
    Bowes Road KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK | 23 students
    5.6 miles
    2395 Bowes Rd.
    Elgin, IL 60123
  • Elgin
    South Street KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK
    6 miles
    2485 South St
    Elgin, IL 60123

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