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 Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
AdvancED
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades 2-12
Year Founded1887
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students135 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
93%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade Glenwood Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Glenwood logo Polo shirt, black pants, black shoes)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesSliding scale fees are based on family income level.

Sports

Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Dance, Drill Team, Flag Football, Golf, SoccerBasketballCheering,
DanceDrill Team,
Flag FootballGolf,
Soccer
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hershey
    Grades: PK-12 | 2040 students
    580.6 miles
    1201 Homestead Ln
    Hershey, PA 17033
    (800)322-3248
    580.6 PK-12
    2040
  • Philadelphia
    Grades: 1-12 | 311 students
    660.3 miles
    2101 S College Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19121
    (215)787-2621
    660.3 1-12
    311
  • Chicago Heights
    St Pauls Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 139 students
    2.9 miles
    330 W Highland Dr
    Chicago Heights, IL 60411
    (708)754-4492
    2.9 PK-8
    139
  • Harvey
    Grades: PK-7 | 37 students
    4.3 miles
    15213 5th Ave
    Harvey, IL 60426
    (708)331-3661
    4.3 PK-7
    37
  • Oak Forest
    Grades: PK-8 | 85 students
    7.9 miles
    5217 149th St
    Oak Forest, IL 60452
    (708)535-1524
    7.9 PK-8
    85

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