Morgan Park Academy

At Morgan Park Academy we embrace an overriding desire to inspire students to lead lives of purpose, to learn to work hard, to strive for excellence, and to appreciate the diversity that exists in this world.
The mission of MPA is to prepare our students, via a rigorous liberal arts program, to succeed in college and life by helping them to appreciate their own uniqueness as contributing members of a diverse community; develop intellectually, physically, creatively, emotionally, and socially; cultivate personal integrity and social responsibility; and make a positive difference in the world.
Students at Morgan Park Academy will appreciate their own uniqueness as contributing members of a diverse community; develop intellectually, physically, creatively, emotionally, and socially; and cultivate personal integrity and social responsibility.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1873
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students452 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
75%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Morgan Park Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size15 students
Advanced CoursesBiology, Calculus, Chemistry, Computer Science, Literature, World Languages
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$15,000
Tuition NotesWe have an indexed tuition model. Please visit our website to learn more.
Admissions AssociateAllie Bowles&Yvonne Armstrong

Sports

Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryGolf,
SoccerSoftball,
TennisVolleyball,

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