Jfh Educational Academy West

Tel: (847)541-5577
Grades: PK-K | 67 students
Since 1942, the JFH Educational Academy has provided the highest standard of care and educational opportunity for children from infants through preschool and the early grades.
JFH has continued the dedication to excellence with nationally accredited schools in Chicago, Prospect Heights, and Norridge, with a complete summer day camp program.
We’ve continued to develop an educational, curriculum-based environment where children from infant age through 6th grade can grow and develop in a stable, encouraging and nurturing environment.
All of our programs are designed to promote the child’s individual development level.
We offer Standard Achievement Testing at all grade levels and our students consistently score in the top percentile nationally.
This way, if a child is exceptional in one area, we can challenge him to go as far as he or she can and positively learn at his or her own pace.

School Overview

School Type Early Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association for the Education of Young Children
Other school association(s)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students 67 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Jfh Educational Academy West Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 34:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is East Capitol High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Poko Loko Child Care Center (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Poko Loko Child Care Center (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wheeling
    Poko Loko Child Care Center
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-KG | 24 students
    0.9 miles
    404 S Elmhurst Rd
    Wheeling, IL 60090
  • Wheeling
    Schoenbeck KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK | 52 students
    1 miles
    780 South Schoenbeck Rd.
    Wheeling, IL 60090
  • Prospect Heights
    Grades: PK-8 | 232 students
    1 miles
    411 N Wheeling Rd Frnt 1
    Prospect Heights, IL 60070
  • Wheeling
    East Capitol High School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 9-12 | 25 students
    1.2 miles
    6330 Capitol Dr
    Wheeling, IL 60090
  • Wheeling
    Learning House
    Special Education School
    Grades: 8-12 | 29 students
    1.2 miles
    5110 Capitol Dr
    Wheeling, IL 60090

School Reviews

I have 2 kids enrolled in JFH and the teachers are great, my children are learning while they play. My oldest son enjoys daycamp in the summer he especially loves the swim days.
- Posted by Parent, 03/16/12
JFH has been a wonderful place to work for the past five years. The school offers a large facility, terrific classroom resources, a comprehensive curriculum and exciting professional development opportunities for the staff. I enjoy coming to work each day and providing a warm environment for my students and families.
- Posted by Teacher, 02/28/12

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