Univ Of Chicago Lab School

1362 E 59th Street
Chicago, IL 60637-0606
Tel: (773)702-9451
Grades: NS-12 | 1771 students
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)
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.: 32%
Students by Grade Univ Of Chicago Lab School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 211 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
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

School Notes:

  • 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.

Profile last updated: 01/24/2016

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Mount Carmel High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hyde Park Day School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Childrens House At Harper Squa (0.6 miles away)
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  • Chicago
    Hyde Park Day School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 2-8 | 50 students
    0.1 miles
    1375 E 60th St
    Chicago, IL 60637
    (773)834-5080
    0.12-8
    50
  • Chicago
    Drexel Learning Center
    (Church of God)
    Grades: K-9 | 12 students
    0.4 miles
    1151 E 62nd St 55
    Chicago, IL 60637
    (773)752-5645
    0.4K-9
    12
  • Chicago
    Grades: K-2 | 19 students
    0.5 miles
    5480 S Kenwood Ave
    Chicago, IL 60615
    (773)329-8152
    0.5K-2
    19
  • Chicago
    Grades: PK-K | 21 students
    0.6 miles
    4800 S Lake Park Ave
    Chicago, IL 60615
    (773)373-3000
    0.6PK-K
    21
  • Chicago
    Mount Carmel High School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 755 students
    0.6 miles
    6410 S Dante Ave
    Chicago, IL 60637
    (773)324-1020
    0.69-12
    755

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