The Larkin Center facility serves up to 100 students grades 1-12 from more than 30 school districts in Northern Illinois.
Outpatient family counseling for children, teens and their families struggling with mental illness or behavior issues Established as an orphanage in 1896 for 25 children, the Larkin Center started with one staff member and a small facility on St. Charles Street in Elgin.
Larkin's staff now numbers 190 professionals skilled in such programming areas as social work, psychology, activity therapy, education and administration.
The agency now has six group homes for children and teens; group home for adults; subsidized rental apartments for adults; a special education school for up to 100 students, grades 1-12 and a historic main campus at 1212 Larkin Ave in Elgin.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 1-12
  • Enrollment: 57 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 1-12

Student Body

Total Students
57 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
48%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Larkin Center School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • The Larkin Center facility serves up to 100 students grades 1-12 from more than 30 school districts in Northern Illinois. Outpatient family counseling for children, teens and their families struggling with mental illness or behavior issues Established as an orphanage in 1896 for 25 children, the Larkin Center started with one staff member and a small facility on St. Charles Street in Elgin. Larkin's staff now numbers 190 professionals skilled in such programming areas as social work, psychology, activity therapy, education and administration. The agency now has six group homes for children and teens; group home for adults; subsidized rental apartments for adults; a special education school for up to 100 students, grades 1-12 and a historic main campus at 1212 Larkin Ave in Elgin.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 1-12
  • Enrollment: 57 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Kane County, IL is $5,021 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Kane County, IL is 97% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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