Univ Of Chicago Lab School

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.: 31%
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: 02/25/2016

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