Next Generation School

2521 Galen Drive,
Champaign, IL, 61821-0618
Tel: (217)356-6995
Next Generation School is an independent, private school offering superior educational opportunities in a loving, nurturing environment for students ages six weeks through eighth grade.
 Our holistic approach to education enables our students to realize their fullest potential and become life-long learners who can successfully navigate the world.

Our campus, located in southwest Champaign, is arranged into three buildings.
 Our Early Education building, 1201 West Windsor, serves children ages six weeks through three years.
 Our All-Star building, 2533 Galen Drive, is home to our four year old students, and our Primary and Middle School building is located at 2521 Galen Drive.
 The three buildings are connected by a large play field and playground.

A short distance from University of Illinois' campus, our location affords us the opportunity of many enriching experiences for our students.
 We have established several partnerships with the University and other community staples all designed to enhance our core academics, Fine Arts and Performing Arts, and STEM education programs.

We invite you to visit our campus and experience first-hand the world of opportunity that awaits your child at Next Generation School.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8
Year Founded 2004

Student Body

Total Students 265 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 60%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade Next Generation School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 30 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $11,000
Tuition Notes $500 due at contract signing, remaining tuition due over the course of the 10 month school year.
Admissions Director Kristin Sandone
Admissions Associate Krystal Moya

Sports

Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Archery, Basketball, Bowling, Track and Field, VolleyballArcheryBasketball,
BowlingTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Cooking Classes, Improv/Acting & Drama, Instrumental Music Lessons, Math Counts Club (competitive), Scholastic Bowl, Social Action Club Cooking Classes,
Improv/Acting & Drama,
Instrumental Music Lessons,
Math Counts Club (competitive),
Scholastic Bowl,
Social Action Club,

School Notes:

  • To apply for Early Education Program, please call 217.356.6398

    To apply for Primary or Middle School, please call 217.356.6995

  • Profile last updated: 12/05/2012

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The High School Of St. Thomas More (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Next Generation Early Education (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Next Generation Early Education (0.2 miles away)
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  • Champaign Next Generation Early Education
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1201 West WIndsor Rd.
    Champaign , IL , 61821
    (217)356-6398
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.2  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  PK-NS
  • Champaign
    Devonshire KinderCare
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    410 Devonshire Drive
    Champaign , IL , 61820
    (217)356-9000
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.9  mi  |  49  students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Savoy Montessori School Of Champaign-Urbana
    Montessori School
    1403 Regency Drive East
    Savoy , IL , 61874
    (217)356-1818
    Montessori School
    0.9  mi  |  156  students  |  Gr.  NS-6
  • Champaign The High School Of St. Thomas More
    (Roman Catholic)
    3901 N Mattis Ave
    Champaign , IL , 61822
    (217)352-7210
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.9  mi  |  356  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Champaign
    St. Matthew School
    (Roman Catholic)
    1307 Lincolnshire Dr
    Champaign , IL , 61821
    (217)359-4114
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.1  mi  |  460  students  |  Gr.  K-9

School Reviews

  • Recommended May 24, 2014 - Next Generation offers a very competitive Scholastic Bowl program that won the state championship in 2014 and was the state runner up in 2013. NGS Science Bowl team won the Illinois Regional in 2014 and competed in the national competition in Washington, DC. - Posted by Parent

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