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 AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 2-8
Year Founded1887
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students105 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
95%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Glenwood Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
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 | 295 students
    660.3 miles
    2101 S College Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19121
    (215) 787-2600
    660.3 1-12
    295
  • Chicago
    Grades: 9-12 | 124 students
    31.2 miles
    3021 W Devon Ave
    Chicago, IL 60659
    (773) 338-9222
    31.2 9-12
    124
  • 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
  • Crete
    Illinois Lutheran High School
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    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    Grades: 7-12 | 303 students
    7.8 miles
    1610 Main St
    Crete, IL 60417
    (708) 672-3262
    7.8 7-12
    303

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