Elmhurst Academy of Early Learning

212 West Lake Street
Elmhurst, IL 60126
Tel: (630)279-2494
  • Elmhurst Academy is a private, indepedent Reggio Emilia inspired school for early childhood that believes in the students' right to realize and expand their own potential. 
  • Enrolls children from birth through kindergarten during the school year (September-June), and birth through the third grade during the summer session (June-August).
  • For additional information regarding enrollment, please call the School Office (630) 279-2494 ext. 10 or email us at info@elmhurstacademy.com.

School Overview

School Type Early Childhood / Day Care
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Year Founded 1981

Student Body

Total Students 96 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
5%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Elmhurst Academy of Early Learning Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 20 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Colleen Odegaard

School Notes

  • Elmhurst Academy is a private Reggio Emilia~inspired early childhood school. With two outdoor Discovery Play Gardens, and beautifully appointed classroom environments, Elmhurst Academy provides the following curriculum:
  • Character Education
  • Multiple Inelligences
  • Project Approach Learning
  • Teaching Tolerance & Conflict Resolution
  • Writers Workshop
  • Brain Education
  • Manners
  • Spanish Immersion
  • French Immersion
  • Global Studies
  • Art Awareness & Appreciation
  • Author Studies & Early Literacy
  • Great Musical Composer Studies
  • Infant Yoga & Infant Massage
  • Sign Language
  • Environmental Studies
  • Everyday Mathematics
  • Science Experiments
  • Service Learning Projects
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The average private school tuition in Dupage County, IL is $5,271 for elementary schools and $11,364 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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