Plato Academy

     Tel: (847)768-7188
        
   
Grades: PK - 8 | 44 students
Plato Academy is a place where each student has a voice.
Our goal is to nurture children who will become capable and competent individuals.
Competence results from determination and genuine effort.
Students are challenged through thoughtful conversations with their teachers and encouraged to take risks in order to become true problem solvers.
The curriculum is driven by student interest and designed by teachers to meet the needs of all students.
Plato Academy curriculum is interdisciplinary and includes a true commitment to the arts.
We intend for all students to have a well-rounded learning experience that emphasizes intellect and character.
In preparation of becoming the citizens of tomorrow, Plato Academy curriculum also involves students in service to the community.
Plato graduates go to high school confidently prepared for success.
Our graduates are accepted by the finest college prep high schools and go on to distinguish themselves at the colleges of their choice.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Council of Bilingual Education
National Association for the Education of Young Children
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1952

Student Body

Total Students 44 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 2%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Plato Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 10 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $5,000
Admissions Director Venus Cmpanelli

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Camelot School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Camelot School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Immanuel Lutheran School (0.1 miles away)
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  • Des PlainesThe Camelot School
    Special Education School  (Non-sectarian)
    1455a E Prairie Ave
    Des PlainesIL 60016
    (847)391-8036
    Special Education School  (Non-sectarian)
    0.1 mi | 80 students | Gr. 1-12                      
  • Des PlainesThe Camelot Schools
    Special Education School  (Non-sectarian)
    1455 A Prairie
    Des PlainesIL 60016
    (847)391-8035
    Special Education School  (Non-sectarian)
    0.1 mi | 71 students | Gr. 1-12                      
  • Des PlainesImmanuel Lutheran School
      (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    832 Lee St
    Des PlainesIL 60016
    (847)390-0990
      (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    0.1 mi | 74 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • Des PlainesThe Willows Academy
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    1015 Rose Avenue
    Des PlainesIL 60016
    (847)824-6900
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    0.5 mi | 219 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • Des PlainesScience & Arts Academy
    Special Program Emphasis
    1825 Miner St
    Des PlainesIL 60016
    (847)827-7880
    Special Program Emphasis
    0.5 mi | 238 students | Gr. PK-8                      

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