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 Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
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)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Des Plaines
    The Camelot School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 1-12 | 80 students
    0.1 miles
    1455a E Prairie Ave
    Des Plaines, IL 60016
    (847)391-8036
    0.11-12
    80
  • Des Plaines
    Immanuel Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 74 students
    0.1 miles
    832 Lee St
    Des Plaines, IL 60016
    (847)390-0990
    0.1PK-8
    74
  • Des Plaines
    The Willows Academy
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 6-12 | 219 students
    0.5 miles
    1015 Rose Avenue
    Des Plaines, IL 60016
    (847)824-6900
    0.56-12
    219
  • Des Plaines
    Science & Arts Academy
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: PK-8 | 238 students
    0.5 miles
    1825 Miner St
    Des Plaines, IL 60016
    (847)827-7880
    0.5PK-8
    238
  • Des Plaines
    Maryville Therapeutic Day School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 7-12 | 25 students
    0.6 miles
    555 Wilson Ln
    Des Plaines, IL 60016
    (847)768-5785
    0.67-12
    25

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