Univ Of Chicago Lab School

1362 E 59th Street,
Chicago, IL, 60637-0606
Tel: (773)702-9451
The University of Chicago Laboratory Schools provide an experience-centered, rigorous and well-rounded education for a diverse community.
Recognizing that students have a variety of needs at each developmental stage and learn in different ways, the schools are committed to help each student learn to think critically and creatively; cultivate a passion for excellence in academics, the arts, and athletics; master important subject matter; achieve a sense of emotional and physical well-being; celebrate both our cultural differences and our common humanity; gain a sense of personal and community responsibility; and develop a life-long love of learning.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 12
Year Founded 1896

Student Body

Total Students 1771 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 31%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 211 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 50%
Average Class Size 18 students
Number of AP Courses 17 courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Tuition Notes varies depending on grade level
Acceptance Rate 79%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Irene M. Reed
Admissions Associate Elaine Ervington Woerner

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Cambridge School Of Chicago (1.6 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  |Preschools Preschools  |Public Schools Public Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Chicago Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School
    Special Education School
    1365 E 60th St
    Chicago , IL , 60637
    (773)702-1203
    Special Education School
    0.1  mi  |  49  students  |  Gr.  2-12
  • Chicago
    Hyde Park Day School
    Special Education School
    1375 E 60th Street
    Chicago , IL , 60637
    (773)834-5080
    Special Education School
    0.1  mi  |  94  students  |  Gr.  1-8
  • Chicago
    Drexel Learning Center
    (Church of God)
    1151 E 62nd St 55
    Chicago , IL , 60637
    (773)752-5645
    (Church of God)
    0.4  mi  |  12  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Chicago
    Childrens House Of Miss Tammie
    Montessori School
    5480 S Kenwood Ave
    Chicago , IL , 60615
    (773)329-8152
    Montessori School
    0.5  mi  |  19  students  |  Gr.  K-2
  • Chicago
    St. Thomas The Apostle
    (Roman Catholic)
    5467 S Woodlawn Ave
    Chicago , IL , 60615
    (773)667-1142
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.6  mi  |  217  students  |  Gr.  K-9

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?         Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes    

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.

Area Statistics

Recent Articles
Choosing a School: 10 Things Which Matter To Parents
Choosing a School: 10 Things Which Matter To Parents
Never lose sight of why you are planning to send your child to private school. This list of ten considerations will help you focus on the things which matter.
3 Tips for an Effective Private School Job Search
Use these tips to tweak your job search strategies as you seek employment in a private school.
5 Financial Aid DOs and DONTs
Part of the private school selection process is financial aid. We point out five issues about which you should be aware.
Request Information
I am a: Parent   Student  
Email:
Parent or guardian name:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
Male   Female  
Currently grade:
Seeking entry grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
Public   Private   Parochial  
Applying for financial aid?:
Yes   No   Don't Know  

Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.

Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:

Allow other schools to send me information. Share your information with all schools on our site and let them send you brochures.

Save this data and create your user profile. Create your own user account so you don't have to re-type your user data each time you request information.You'll also be able to track your information requests, get reminded of application dates, and more!