Kingswood Academy

  • Kingswood Academy supports parents in their role as primary educators of their children.
  • We educate the whole child, developing not only the intellectual capacities of our students, but also the moral, spiritual, and physical aspects as well.
  • Kingswood Academy is a Catholic grade school servicing grades PreK through 8.
  • We offer full and half day PreK and full day Kindergarten.
  • We are in the Diocese of Joliet and recognized as a Catholic school but Kingswood Academy is an independant school.
  • Kingswood Academy teaches a Classical Curriculum. We do not teach or follow Common Core.
  • Our students are challenged not only in their education but in their spiritual lives.
  • Please schedule a private tour of our school at any time or join us for an open house.
  • We would be happy to show you why Kingswood is a an asset in the education of your child.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Illinois Coalition of Nonpublic Schools
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1996

Student Body

Total Students122 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Kingswood Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size14 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniform designed by Schoolbelles)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$6,400
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$2,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorBernadette McCarthy
Admissions AssociateKat Beckert


Total Sports Offered2 sports
SportsBasketball, VolleyballBasketballVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Writing Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Performing Arts Club

School Notes

  • Challenging academics based on the classics and the Core Knowledge Curriculum
  • Highly qualified teachers
  • Award Winning Character Education Program
  • Catholic Religion

Nearby Private Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Willowbrook
    Willowbrook KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS | 23 students
    0.5 miles
    700 Plainfield Rd
    Willowbrook, IL 60527
    (630) 321-1427
    0.5 NS
  • Willowbrook
    Grades: PK-K | 10 students
    1.1 miles
    16w331 63rd St
    Willowbrook, IL 60527
    (630) 325-0083
    1.1 PK-K
  • Darien
    St. John Lutheran Early Learning Center
    St. John Lutheran Early Learning Center Photo - Preschoolers are all smiles at the St. John Early Learning Center because they can feel and share the love of Jesus while having fun as they learn.
    Daycare / Preschool (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: NS-PK | 42 students
    1.3 miles
    7214 S Cass Ave
    Darien, IL 60561
    (630) 324-6582
    1.3 NS-PK
  • Westmont
    Grades: PK-K | 33 students
    1.4 miles
    6551 S Cass Ave Ste B
    Westmont, IL 60559
    (630) 961-3950
    1.4 PK-K
  • Darien
    Abc Land Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK | 56 students
    1.6 miles
    1321 Plainfield Rd
    Darien, IL 60561
    (630) 971-3870
    1.6 NS-PK

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