Northwest Institute For Contemporary Lrng Academy

5108 W Division St
Chicago, IL 60651-0606
Tel: (773)921-2800
Grades: PK - 8 | 105 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 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 Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8

Student Body

Total Students 105 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 100%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Northwest Institute For Contemporary Lrng Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
National avg.: 13:1
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Austin Career Education Center (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Angela Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Dayspring Christian Academy (1.5 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago
    Grades: 10-12 | 180 students
    0.6 miles
    5352 W Chicago Ave
    Chicago, IL 60651
    (773)626-6988
    0.610-12
    180
  • Chicago
    Grades: K-9 | 276 students
    0.8 miles
    1332 N Massasoit Ave
    Chicago, IL 60651
    (773)626-2655
    0.8K-9
    276
  • Chicago
    St Paul Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    Grades: KG-8 | 113 students
    1 miles
    846 N Menard Ave
    Chicago, IL 60651
    (773)378-6644
    1KG-8
    113
  • Chicago
    Little Leaders Of Tomorrow
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: K | 6 students
    1.1 miles
    5153 W Lake St
    Chicago, IL 60644
    (773)378-0249
    1.1K
    6
  • Chicago
    Grades: PK-12 | 67 students
    1.5 miles
    5133 W Fullerton Ave
    Chicago, IL 60639
    (773)637-7442
    1.5PK-12
    67

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