Wheaton Academy

900 Prince Crossing Road,
West Chicago, IL, 60185-0601
Tel: (630)562-7574
Grades: 9 - 12 | 663 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 663 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 12%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Wheaton Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 45 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 St John The Baptist School (1.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • West Chicago St. Mary Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    147 Garden St
    West Chicago , IL , 60185
    (630)231-1776
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.8  mi  |  170  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • West Chicago
    Trinity Lutheran Preschool & Kindergarten
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    331 George Street
    West Chicago , IL , 60185
    (630)231-5849
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    1.4  mi  |  42  students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Winfield Winfield KinderCare
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    27 West 151 Geneva Road
    Winfield , IL , 60190
    (630)690-6116
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    1.7  mi  |  32  students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Winfield
    St John The Baptist School
    Coed  (Roman Catholic)
    0s259 Church St
    Winfield , IL , 60190
    (630)668-2625
    Coed  (Roman Catholic)
    1.9  mi  |  236  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • West Chicago West Chicago KinderCare
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    2044 Franciscan Way
    West Chicago , IL , 60185
    (630)562-3904
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    2.6  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  NS-PK

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