Acacia Academy

Tel: (708)579-9040
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Offering a variety of year-round and summer programs designed to meet each student's learning objectives in terms of his/her learning capabilities.NCA accredited school in the La Grange, IL area. Illinois State Board of Education approved for out-of-district placement for special education.
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Offering a variety of year-round and summer programs designed to meet each student's learning objectives in terms of his/her learning capabilities.NCA accredited school in the La Grange, IL area. Illinois State Board of Education approved for out-of-district placement for special education.
  • The mission of the school is to assist the students it serves in meeting their individual goals.
  • The administration and staff of Acacia Academy offer personalized and exceptional educational instruction of the highest quality to each student in the development of his/her intellectual and academic potential.
  • Our instruction is geared to each student's specific learning styles.
  • Our dedication and experience is evident through our programs proven to be successful, administered in an affirming environment that strengthens academic skills and enriches the life of each student.
  • Student's leave our school with well developed educational skills and social skills, giving them the ability to confront the challenges of tomorrow.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other special emphasis association(s)
Other school association(s)
Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA)
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit or Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)
AdvancED
Grades OfferedGrades 2-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedGifted, Learning Disabilites, Dyslexia, ADHD, Autism, Aspergers, Cognitively Delayed, ED

Student Body

Total Students101 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
100%
State avg.: 31%
Students by GradeAcacia Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size10 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Khaki pants and collard shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorKathryn Fouks

School Notes

  • Teacher Statement: Motivation is important because it is the driving force to achieve personal success. Our role as teachers is to learn what motivate each student and then utilize that knowledge. We will continually use sincere praise and maintain high standards. Students will become engaged in their own learning evidenced in academic achievement.
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