Monticello Christian Academy

Education shapes children.  Classical, Christian education has a long history of producing adults who are thinkers, and leaders, and who possess strong moral character necessary to navigate the difficult waters of life.
Our goal is to build disciples and leaders who will have the confidence prerequisite to lead us in every endeavor.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • School Type: Alternative School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Students: 39 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,750
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 8 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Year Founded
2002
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Cost Notes
We plan to offer a summer program again in 2019. Please check back or call us to learn the costs and details in the spring.

Student Body

Total Students
39 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
4%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Monticello Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
99%
Average Class Size
8 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Flexible casual uniform policy)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Monthly tuition varies from $175 for Tuesday and Thursday half day programs to $375 for Monday through Friday full day programs. Before Care program available for both MCA and public school students from 6:45 a.m. to start of school or public school bus pickup from $20 to $100 per month. MCA also offers an After Care program for both MCA and public school students starting at school dismissal or arrival of public school bus until 6:00 p.m. from $50 to $200 per month. MCA automatically gives a 10% sibling discount for additional children enrolled in our school, Before Care, or After Care programs.
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%

School Notes

  • At MCA, we strive every day to provide a rigorous and loving learning environment that recognizes the enormous and unlimited potential that each child possesses. We believe that God has planted the seeds of His divine nature in the hearts and minds of each individual.  Small class sizes and teachers that also mentor your child help prepare your child for the future.  MCA offers classes for students from age three through Kindergarten.  MCA also offers Before Care and After Care programs following our core principles for both MCA and public school children from 6:45 a.m. to the start of school and from school dismissal until 6:00 p.m.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • School Type: Alternative School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Students: 39 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,750
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 8 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Illinois is $7,545 for elementary schools and $12,212 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Illinois is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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