Jfh Educational Academy West

     Tel: (847)541-5577
        
   
Grades: PK - K | 67 students
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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.
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JFH has continued the dedication to excellence with nationally accredited schools in Chicago, Prospect Heights, and Norridge, with a complete summer day camp program.
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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.
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All of our programs are designed to promote the child’s individual development level.
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We offer Standard Achievement Testing at all grade levels and our students consistently score in the top percentile nationally.
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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 56%
State avg.: 32%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 38:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby 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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  • WheelingPoko Loko Child Care Center
    Daycare / Preschool
    404 S Elmhurst Rd
    WheelingIL 60090
    (847)520-4466
    Daycare / Preschool
    0.9 mi | 24 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • Prospect Heights St Alphonsus Liguori School
      (Roman Catholic)
    411 N Wheeling Rd Frnt 1
    Prospect HeightsIL 60070
    (847)255-5538
      (Roman Catholic)
    1 mi | 232 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • WheelingEast Capitol High School
    Special Education School  (Non-sectarian)
    6330 Capitol Dr
    WheelingIL 60090
    (847)541-8700
    Special Education School  (Non-sectarian)
    1.2 mi | 25 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • WheelingLearning House
    Special Education School
    5110 Capitol Dr
    WheelingIL 60090
    (847)459-8330
    Special Education School
    1.2 mi | 29 students | Gr. 8-12                      
  • WheelingAlexander Graham Bell Montessori School-AEHI
    Montessori School  (Non-sectarian)
    9300 Capitol Drive
    WheelingIL 60090
    (847)850-5490
    Montessori School  (Non-sectarian)
    1.3 mi | 104 students | Gr. PK-6                      

School Reviews

1 year ago
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
1 year ago
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

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