Baker Demonstration School
Baker Demonstration School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for:
Academics and Faculty
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
Chess Wizards, CircEsteem, Einstein by Design, Kids Table, LLC, Mad Science, Mandarin, Mudlark Theatre, Play-Well Tek Engineering/Architecture, Science Olympiad, Tae Kwon do
Arts and Music Programs:
Actors Gym, Music
Recreational Athletic Programs:
Swimming, Water Polo, Zumba
- Baker Demonstration School is an independent coeducational school, serving preschool through eighth grade children, dedicated to creating well-rounded students through the principles of progressive education. Less formally, Baker is a school where children learn by doing.
- Nationally recognized for educational excellence, Baker balances academic rigor with whole child development, giving students the sklls, stamina, and ethical framework to succed in life. From preschool through eighth grade, students thrive in Baker's innovative, experiential environment.
- Founded in 1918 by Clara Belle Baker, a leader in progressive education, the curriculum today still reflects the philosophy she shared with the likes of Francis Parker, John Dewey, and Jean Piaget. In broad strokes, the school emphasizes hands-on learning over lectures and memorization of facts.
- The emphasis on experiential, real-life learning over pre-packaged curricula forms the cornerstone of Baker`s educational philosophy. For those who prefer an education that's anything but textbook, it's time to experience Baker.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does Baker Demonstration School cost?
Baker Demonstration School's tuition is approximately $20,565 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of Baker Demonstration School?
The acceptance rate of Baker Demonstration School is 80%, which is lower than the national average of 91%. Baker Demonstration School's acceptance rate is ranked among the top private schools in Illinois with low acceptance rates.
What sports does Baker Demonstration School offer?
Baker Demonstration School offers 4 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer and Track and Field.
What is Baker Demonstration School's ranking?
Baker Demonstration School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for: Lowest average acceptance rates, Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees, Largest student body, Most extracurriculars offered and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Baker Demonstration School?
The application deadline for Baker Demonstration School is Dec. 14 / rolling (applications are due on Dec. 14 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).
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