Northwest Inst For Contemporary Learning Academy

5108 W Division Street,
Chicago, IL, 60651-0606
Tel: (773)921-2800
Grades: PK - 8 | 282 students
The Academy opened its doors in 1979 as a pre-school in 1982 evolved the elementary school component of our program.
NICL is not a new school, but a proven concept in education that involves the family in the educational development of the child.
A multi-level classroom helps the child work out problems of relating to other children.
Instruction in small groups allows for both individualizing learning and emotional support.
High standards for performance, a stimulating environment and an excellent teaching staff using computers and an innovative curricula ensure a smooth growth experience.

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association for the Education of Young Children
Alternative School Network
Institute for Independent Education
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8

Student Body

Total Students 282 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 100%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade Northwest Inst For Contemporary Learning Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Austin Career Education Center (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is San Miguel School-gary Comer Campus (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Dayspring Christian Academy (1.5 miles away)
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