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.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: 2-8
  • Enrollment: 106 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Glenwood Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for:

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students
106 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
14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Glenwood logo Polo shirt, black pants, black shoes

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

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

Sports

Total Sports Offered
7 sports
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What sports does Glenwood Academy offer?
Glenwood Academy offers 7 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cheering, Dance, Drill Team, Flag Football, Golf and Soccer.
What is Glenwood Academy's ranking?
Glenwood Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for: Highest percentage of students of color and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Glenwood Academy?
The application deadline for Glenwood Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: 2-8
  • Enrollment: 106 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Cook County, IL is $10,654 for elementary schools and $17,869 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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