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.: 29%
Students by Grade Univ Of Chicago Lab School 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 Akiba-schechter Jewish Day School (1 miles away)
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