Roycemore School

1200 Davis Street
Evanston, IL 60201-0602
     Tel: (847)866-6055
        
   
Grades: PK - 12 | 252 students
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Colleges the Class of 2014 has been accepted to include Boston University, Bradley University, Cornell College, DePaul University, George Washington University, Knox College, Marquette University, New York University, Purdue University, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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Colleges the Class of 2014 has been accepted to include Boston University, Bradley University, Cornell College, DePaul University, George Washington University, Knox College, Marquette University, New York University, Purdue University, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Our mission is to inspire and nurture excellence and prepare each student for success in higher education and in a dynamic and complex world. For students from age three through Grade 12, Roycemore provides a challenging college preparatory curriculum in a nurturing environment.
Students thrive in small classes, guided by faculty who are focused on their individual talents and needs. 

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
Lake Michigan Association of Independent Schools
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1915

Student Body

Total Students 252 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 40%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Roycemore School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 56%
Average Class Size 18 students
Number of AP Courses 15 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition varies by grade, ranging from $10,060 to $27,880.
% on Financial Aid 33%
Acceptance Rate 90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Amanda Avery

Sports

Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Gymnastics, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballGymnastics,
SoccerVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 20 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. LS Chess Club, LS Drama Club, LS Lego Club, LS Running Griffins Club, MS Chorus, MS Homework Club, MS Math Club, MS Matters, MS Theater Group, MS and US Cross Country, MS and US Mentorship Program, Model UN, US Chorus, US Community Service Club, US Culture Club, US Drama Club, US Gay Straight Alliance, US German Club, US Student Government, US Yearbook LS Chess Club, LS Drama Club, LS Lego Club, MS Chorus, MS Math Club, MS Matters, Model UN, US Chorus, US Drama Club, US German Club, US Yearbook, LS Running Griffins Club,
MS Homework Club,
MS Theater Group,
MS and US Cross Country,
MS and US Mentorship Program,
US Community Service Club,
US Culture Club,
US Gay Straight Alliance,
US Student Government,

School Notes:

Roycemore has a welcoming, positive and energetic school culture. Students, teachers, administrators and parents work together to maintain a community that reflects the School's core values: respect for others, appreciation of differences, and a commitment to academic excellence in a challenging but non-competitive environment. This culture is supported by character education in Lower School, and Advisory in Middle and Upper Schools, where students select their faculty advisors and engage in small group conversation about issues relevant to adolescents. Parents are encouraged to be involved and to help enrich and sustain the family-like atmosphere of the school.Roycemore welcomes all who share our passion for inspiring young people to achieve excellence and who celebrate the wonderful uniqueness of every individual. The Roycemore community includes many different kinds of students and families from throughout Chicago, Evanston and the northern suburbs.

Profile last updated: 07/16/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Beacon Academy (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Chiaravalle Montessori School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Chiaravalle Montessori School (0.5 miles away)
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5 months ago
We highly recommend Roycemore! Our son is in the Upper School and is very happy. The academics are excellent, the classes are small, and the teachers are caring and engaged, with each student receiving individual attention. Roycemore is a very special place.
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