Wheaton Academy

900 Prince Crossing Rd,
West Chicago, IL, 60185-0601
     Tel: (630)562-7574
Grades: 9 - 12 | 638 students
Since its founding in 1853, Wheaton Academy has been an educational institution committed to the evangelical Christian faith.
The school was established on the belief that the fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge.
Wheaton Academy mission is to nurture growth in our students through relationships, excellence and service to the glory of the God.
As a private school, we have tremendous flexibility in designing a curriculum that will meet the particular spiritual, social, as well as, academic needs of our students as they meet the ever-changing demands of the world in which they live.
In designing this innovative curriculum, we continue to draw upon research and experience that helps us understand how different teaching styles can be used in the classroom.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Year Founded 1853

Student Body

Total Students 638 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 98%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Wheaton Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 84%
Number of AP Courses 17 courses
Average ACT score 24

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Mrs. Brenda Vishanoff

Sports

Total Sports Offered 11 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryFootball,
GolfSoccer,
SoftballTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Wrestling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St. Francis High School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Mary Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Trinity Lutheran Preschool & Kindergarten (1.5 miles away)
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  • West ChicagoSt. Mary Elementary School
      (Roman Catholic)
    147 Garden St
    West ChicagoIL60185
    (630)231-1776
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.8 mi | 144 students | Gr. K-9                      
  • West ChicagoTrinity Lutheran Preschool & Kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool  (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    331 George Street
    West ChicagoIL60185
    (630)231-5849
    Daycare / Preschool  (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    1.5 mi | 9 students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • WinfieldWinfield KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    27 West 151 Geneva Road
    WinfieldIL60190
    (630)690-6116
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    1.7 mi | 20 students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • WinfieldSt. John The Baptist School
      (Roman Catholic)
    0s259 Church St
    WinfieldIL60190
    (630)668-2625
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.9 mi | 209 students | Gr. K-9                      
  • West ChicagoWest Chicago KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    2044 Franciscan Way
    West ChicagoIL60185
    (630)562-3904
    Daycare / Preschool
    2.6 mi | n/a students | Gr. NS-PK                      

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