Wheaton Academy

900 Prince Crossing Rd
West Chicago, IL 60185-0601
Tel: (630)562-7501
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 Student 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

School Notes:

  • Wheaton Academy has an international boarding program. Please contact admissions@wheatonacademy.org for more information.

Profile last updated: 01/27/2016

Nearby Private 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)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • West Chicago
    Grades: K-9 | 170 students
    0.8 miles
    147 Garden St
    West Chicago, IL 60185
    (630)231-1776
    0.8K-9
    170
  • West Chicago
    Trinity Lutheran Preschool & Kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    Grades: NS-PK | 42 students
    1.5 miles
    331 George Street
    West Chicago, IL 60185
    (630)231-5849
    1.5NS-PK
    42
  • Winfield
    Winfield KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK | 32 students
    1.7 miles
    27W151 Geneva Rd.
    Winfield, IL 60190
    (630)690-6116
    1.7NS-PK
    32
  • Winfield
    Grades: K-9 | 225 students
    1.9 miles
    0s259 Church St
    Winfield, IL 60190
    (630)668-2625
    1.9K-9
    225
  • West Chicago
    West Chicago KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK
    2.6 miles
    2044 Franciscan Way
    West Chicago, IL 60185
    (630)562-3904
    2.6NS-PK
    n/a

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