Glenwood Academy

Glenwood Academy is a community supported non-profit organization that provides socially and economically disadvantaged children with a comprehensive residential, education and life-skills program in a safe, structured and nurturing environment.
At Glenwood, children gain the confidence, skills, and courage they need for a better life and future.
Glenwood Academy's mission is to provide a quality educational program and residential campus environment for children from mostly lower income and single parent families who seek positive alternatives to home and community situations, which impede opportunities for these children to achieve their full potential.

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School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 2-8
Year Founded
1887
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
105 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
95%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Glenwood Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Glenwood logo Polo shirt, black pants, black shoes)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Sliding scale fees are based on family income level.

Sports

Total Sports Offered
7 sports

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The average private school tuition in Cook County, IL is $9,311 for elementary schools and $15,967 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Cook County, IL is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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